Associate Counsel

| Greater NYC Area

As an Associate Counsel at Compass, you work on exciting legal matters as technological innovations in real estate require unique and proactive legal guidance. You're part of a group of in-house lawyers and the projects you work on challenge you to think creatively and constructively. You are energetic and collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of Compass’ business and work with employees and agents across the company. Your contributions will be impactful, value driven and you will play an instrumental role in the Compass Legal Department.

At Compass You Will:

  • Review, draft and manage listing, development, service and independent-contractor agreements as well as a wide range of other routine and mission-critical contracts
  • Manage agreements to ensure compliance with Compass policies and risk tolerance
  • Respond promptly to legal requests from Sales, Product, Business Development, Marketing and other Compass departments, summarizing and communicating legal concepts that business people can use
  • Advise agents and employees on legal issues and risks, approval processes, Compass policies and procedures and business strategy
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes
  • Assist with Compass’s national expansion efforts, including advising on compliance and licensing requirements

What We Look For:

  • JD degree from an exceptional law school
  • 1-2+ years of experience at a top-tier law firm or corporation in contract law
  • Active and in good standing in the New York State Bar
  • Extensive background in drafting contracts
  • Detail-oriented and accurate
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure in a dynamic, fluid environment
  • Superior English communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and take 100% ownership of projects

At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages

Location

90 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011

What are Compass Perks + Benefits

Compass Benefits Overview

Enjoy premium health insurance, gym and tuition reimbursement, team events, and fun extras.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Compass provides daily catered lunch to all employees.
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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