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Title Counsel, Occupier Services
Categories Business, Real Estate
Salary Competitive
Location Chicago, IL
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cushmanwakefieldJOB TITLE: Counsel, Occupier Services


Serve as legal counsel for C&W’s global Occupier Services practice, providing both hands-on support and oversight of outside counsel. Duties include responding to RFPs for various service lines and providing transition services and contract negotiations including: master services agreements, engagement letters, co-broker agreements, confidentiality agreements, real estate services agreements, and vendor agreements. Will also serve as legal counsel for ordinary and special business activities for global pursuits.


  • Retain a full understanding of the Occupier Services service line from both a business and legal perspective
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating various Master Services Agreements (MSAs) and related documents
  • Collaborate with various other departments at C&W (including Finance, HR, IT, Risk Management, EH&S, etc.) in responding to national/global RFPs
  • Provide legal counsel on a variety of topics related to Occupier Services
  • Exercise sound business judgment and discretion on a daily basis and manage risk accordingly


  • Law degree and Bar admission required
  • 3+  years’ legal experience in commercial real estate and/or professional services environment working with commercial and service contracts
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Critical and analytical thinker
  • Excellent comprehension skills
  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects in high pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Quick learner who can operate with minimal supervision

Contact: Hanna Kim Yoon,

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