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Associate Region Counsel-WA

Company: D.R. Horton, Inc.
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S., was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website at for more information.

D.R. Horton, Inc. is currently looking for a Associate Region Counsel-WA. The right candidate will, under the direction of the Region Counsel, provide support, assistance and advice on all region's legal matters, with an emphasis on land acquisition. Review and revise contracts, safety programs, and resolve subcontractor disputes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide legal advice related to land acquisition, development, and disposition, including drafting contracts and related documents, working with division personnel, handling closings, consulting with and coordinating outside counsel as necessary
  • Review and revise homebuyer contract documents
  • Provide advice regarding RESPA issues, FHA/VA compliance and other issues
  • Review and revise subcontractor contract documents and handle disputes
  • Review safety programs, review and revise manual and written policies, and handle safety issues including OSHA
  • Provide advice regarding legal issues in construction, home sales and warranty
  • Conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
  • Ability to travel overnight
  • Coordinate outside counsel as necessary
  • Review marketing contracts and programs and draft documentation and disclosures as necessary
  • Provide advice regarding various region matters

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervises 1 employee

Required Qualifications

  • Must possess a Jurist Doctoral degree (J.D.) and be a licensed attorney
  • Two to six years of experience
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
  • Proficiency with MS Office and email
  • Ability to sit for majority of 8-hour workday; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision
  • The noise level is generally moderate

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with corporate or environmental law
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental
  • 401(K)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, America's Builder.


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Keywords: D.R. Horton, Inc., Kirkland , Associate Region Counsel-WA, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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