Looking for an opportunity to leverage your legal expertise and multifamily property management experience ? If you have demonstrated leadership skills, strategic focus, and flourish in a collaborative environment, AMLI Residential is the place to be.
AMLI has a rare opportunity for a Vice President of Legal & Risk Management, based in our Chicago corporate office. This is a national position that is highly visible and critical to the success of our business. In this role, you will be responsible for all landlord/tenant legal responsibilities and concerns; oversee general legal and risk assessment matters as arise in property management operations, such as leasing policies and procedures, resident disputes, litigation, contract review, and compliance with rules and regulations.
Investigate and present initiatives and/or modifications to property management operations to promote effective risk assessment and legal compliance as appropriate.
Drive the compliance and understanding of fair housing and disparate impact throughout the business model.
Collaborate with Education, Marketing, IT, Procurement, and other business units to evaluate and address legal and risk exposure related to property management business operations.
Oversee, negotiate, advise, manage and/or coordinate, as needed, pending and threatened litigation, including fair housing complaints, complex collection and/or eviction disputes, and small claims suits.
Develop collaborative relationships with local counsel, apartment associations and professional organizations that can better AMLI's property management business.
Oversee and advice on contract database and review of operational contracts and service agreements.
Serve as legal and risk assessment resource to executive management, regional management, and on-site personnel, providing support, advice, education, guidance, and customer service.
Provide leadership and direction to staff, which includes effective employee relations, compliance with employment law, and ongoing training and motivation for staff. Embrace as diverse, equitable and inclusive work
Education and experience Required:
* College degree required. Legal degree or paralegal degree preferred.
* Minimum 5 years' experience in multi-family property management operations and legal compliance, fair housing compliance and dispute resolution, contract review and dispute resolution, risk management and/or related areas required.
* Experience in managing a diverse workforce. Ability to manage conflict, provide strategic direction and drive business results by managing the performance of staff members.
* Advanced presentation, communication and legal/technical writing skills. Must be able to present/explain business case level to senior management. * Advanced analytical and problem solving skills. Must be able to work across functions and levels.
AMLI is an equal employment opportunity employer that encourages personal and professional growth. AMLI encourages forward thinking and new ideas, creating a culture that values employee contributions. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes management bonuses, long term incentive and health and welfare benefits. The office is conveniently located in downtown Chicago, close to public transportation and parking. Work from home flexibility during COVID.
Internal Number: 4820
About AMLI Residential
AMLI Residential is one of the preeminent multifamily companies in the nation. AMLI is focused on the development, acquisition and management of luxury apartment communities across the United States. AMLI is committed to customer service and providing its residents a worry-free, high-value living experience in our communities. AMLI® is a brand name representing high quality, exceptional service and superior value. AMLI's mission is to "Provide an Outstanding Living Environment for Our Residents." Each day, every person who is part of the AMLI FAMLI is focused on doing all he or she can to achieve AMLI’s mission.
AMLI was founded in 1980 as a private real estate development, management and investment company. In 1994, AMLI went public as a NYSE publicly traded real estate investment trust. In February 2006, AMLI became a private company again through a $2.1 billion transaction with the PRIME Property Fund, a core, open-ended, institutional real estate fund managed by Morgan Stanley. PRIME owns or has an investment interest in approximately $11 billion of high-quality diverse real estate assets including retail, office, multifamily, hotel, and industrial prope...rties located in major markets throughout the United States. PRIME's acquisition of the AMLI platform was a strategic transaction designed to provide institutional investors a nationally respected branded owner, developer and manager of luxury apartment communities.