Sr Commercial Services Counsel in Miami, FL at Lennar

Date Posted: 6/25/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Miami, FL
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/25/2024
  • Job ID:
    2024-34083
  • Category:
    Title
  • Company:
    Lennar Title

Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they are doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Senior Commercial Services Counsel

We are Lennar Title

Lennar Title is centered around personal growth, innovation, and diversity. We are looking for a new team member who shares our passion and dedication to bringing homeownership to life.

At Lennar Title, you’ll build your career with a Fortune 150 company that provides an excellent work environment, plenty of opportunities for advancement, and competitive benefits and compensation. Our success is a result of supporting and rewarding our team of elite professionals, who strive to exceed superior standards and exceptional services.

Join a Company that Empowers you to Build your Future

The Senior Commercial Services Counsel will assist in transactional closings of transactions involving commercial properties or multi-unit residential sites located in a specific geographic region.  Acts as substitute in-house legal counsel in other regions where the company underwrites or transacts business. Provides advisory guidance to associates and customers.  Monitors and manages high liability approvals.  Communicates with and assists customers regarding company's products and services.  Assists associates with the legal aspects of title and closing issues.  Maintains confidentiality.  Refers to company's other Senior Underwriting Counsel for consultation.

Your Responsibilities on the Team 

  • Underwrites commercial and residential title closings.
  • Assists title and escrow officers on extraordinary issues, questions and closing problems.
  • Reviews and approves high liability orders within maximum approved limits; reviews and processes high liability orders with Company’s other underwriters which exceed maximum approved limits.
  • Advises and meets with outside attorneys, realtors or buyer/seller clients regarding escrow and title closing issues
  • Responds to claim problems and advises the title or escrow officers involved.
  • Interacts with the Dept. of Insurance on regulatory matters.
  • Participates as requested by management in marketing efforts, including making presentations to large and small groups.
  • Stays current and distributes to staff information regarding new laws and procedures.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements

  • Juris doctorate degree
  • Continuing legal education requirements
  • Member of Bar Association and license to practice law in Florida
  • Extensive underwriting experience and background
  • Extensive commercial transactional experience and background
  • Claims experience
  • Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of Real Estate law in Florida
  • Knowledge of title insurance laws and regulations in Florida

Life at Lennar Title

At Lennar Title, Everything’s Included in our homes, and Everyone’s Included on our team. Our Everyone’s Included vision is to unleash the power of diversity within our workforce to drive innovation and sustainable growth.

At Lennar Title, we are committed to fostering a supportive and enriching environment for our Associates, offering a comprehensive array of benefits designed to enhance their well-being and professional growth. Our Associates have access to robust health insurance plans, including Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage, ensuring their health needs are well taken care of. Our 401(k) Retirement Plan, complete with a $1 for $1 Company Match up to 5%, helps secure their financial future, while Paid Parental Leave and an Associate Assistance Plan provide essential support during life's critical moments. To further support our Associates, we provide an Education Assistance Program and up to $30,000 in Adoption Assistance, underscoring our commitment to their diverse needs and aspirations. From the moment of hire, they can enjoy up to three weeks of vacation annually, alongside generous Holiday, Sick Leave, and Personal Day policies. Additionally, we offer a New Hire Referral Bonus Program, significant Home Purchase Discounts, and unique opportunities such as the Everyone’s Included Day. At Lennar, we believe in investing in our Associates, empowering them to thrive both personally and professionally. Lennar Associates will have access to these benefits as outlined by Lennar’s policies and applicable plan terms. Visit Lennartotalrewards.com to view our suite of benefits.

Physical & Office/Site Presence Requirements:

Regular, in-person attendance at Company communities/job sites and offices during regular work hours is an essential function of this job. Requires the ability to work more than eight hours per day in the confined quarters of a construction trailer, the ability to operate a motor vehicle, read plans, climb stairs and ladders, bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and/or carry equipment which may be in excess of 50 pounds. Job may require occasional operation of construction equipment. Finger dexterity may be required to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.

Lennar is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Lennar is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.