Job Description

Company Description

Public Storage is recognized as one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes and our employees have also voted us as a Great Place to Work, having Best Career Growth, ranked us in the Top 5% for Work Culture, and in the Top 10% for Diversity and Inclusion.

With more than 2,800 locations nationwide, Public Storage is the leader in the self-storage industry, and given our number of tenants, we may very well be the world's largest landlord. We've experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped us become an S&P 500 industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the most recognizable name in self-storage.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced paralegal to join our growing legal department as Corporate and Commercial Specialist. The Corporate and Commercial Specialist will be a key member of the legal team and will provide support on a range of transactional and commercial matters, including third party and owner services contract management, broker licensing and compliance, entity maintenance, and other general corporate matters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support in all areas related to the Company’s commercial transactions, including management agreements for third party locations operated by Public Storage, a la carte services agreements (such as tenant insurance and others) for third party owned facilities, and policies, procedures, and other documentation related to the Company’s third party management and owner services programs.
  • Manage real estate broker licensing and compliance requirements across the Company’s footprint.
  • Provide support related to the protection of the Company’s intellectual property, including trademark and IP maintenance, sending of cease and desist letters, and related matters.
  • Assist with documentation and closing of various commercial and strategic transactions, which may include financings, M&A/joint ventures, and others.
  • Assist with the organization, maintenance, and dissolution of corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships, as well as intercompany arrangements.
  • Provide additional assistance on corporate, real estate, and vendor or other commercial matters as requested.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree and 7+ years of paralegal experience required
  • Experience as a corporate, commercial, transactional paralegal, including contract management and commercial transactions
  • Experience with real estate broker licensing and compliance requirements and processes preferred
  • Experience with trademarks and other intellectual property preferred
  • A self-starter; can perform duties independently and with minimal instruction yet knows when to seek guidance
  • A team player; ability to collaborate with colleagues across functions to solve problems and propose solutions
  • Comfortable in a highly entrepreneurial environment; willing to roll up sleeves to reach goals
  • Detail oriented

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Additional Information

Public Storage offers competitive compensation program, in addition to medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, STD, AD&D, 401(k) with company matching, FSAs for healthcare and dependent care. Public Storage is an equal opportunity employer.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Application Instructions

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