Reporting to Sarah Green, Vice President--Deputy General Counsel, this is a high-impact and high-visibility role overseeing legal work for a growing real estate portfolio and partnering with the real estate team. The work encompasses commercial real estate and construction transactions, including commercial leases, sale lease backs, reverse build to suits, purchase & sale agreements, mortgage-secured real estate financing, architectural service agreements, construction contracting, and related loans and intercreditor arrangements. This position is responsible for the management, coaching and development of paralegal team members.
Academy Sports + Outdoors is one of the nation's largest sporting goods and outdoor stores. With 268 stores and counting, it offers a broad assortment of quality hunting, fishing, and camping equipment and gear, along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel and much more.
Academy is headquartered out of Katy, TX, a suburb of Houston, TX.
Over the last several decades, the company has grown substantially from its small beginnings. Sales reached one billion dollars in 2003, two billion dollars in 2007, three billion dollars in 2012, and four billion dollars in 2014. In fiscal 2021, sales exceeded $6.77 billion.
10+ years of law firm or in-house legal department experience with commercial real estate and construction transactions, including commercial leases.
Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Location: Katy, TX.
Relocation: Yes. This is a national search.