Sr. Counsel, Global Zoning, Land Use and Licensing Attorney
Company: Lucid Motors
Posted on: June 20, 2022
Leading the future in luxury electric and mobilityAt Lucid, we
set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles
that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived
limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that
are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of
mobility.We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by
returning to the fundamentals of great design - where every
decision we make is in service of the individual and environment.
Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to
define your own experience.Come work alongside some of the most
accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive
salaries, we're providing a community for innovators who want to
make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to
create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right
place for you.
This is a once-in-a-career opportunity to join a growing legal team
for a unique and challenging role supporting many aspects of Lucid
Motor's dynamic business. This attorney will join the Real Estate
and Construction Legal team as Counsel or Senior Counsel (depending
on experience) located in Newark, California. This person will
support Lucid Motors' retail development, real estate,
construction, facilities, manufacturing, and other business teams
in North America, Europe and the Middle East. In particular, this
attorney will lead a pre-development team of internal and external
legal and other professionals to ensure that zoning, land-use, and
licensing requirements are met for Lucid's retail, manufacturing,
office, and other properties before turnover to operational teams.
This attorney will also support the real estate and construction
legal team in various real estate and construction matters and the
overall legal department, as needed.
- Each Lucid retail and service location requires compliance with
vehicle sales licensing, zoning, construction permitting, and
operational licensing requirements.
- Manage internal personnel, outside counsel, and outside
consultants as a pre-development team to ensure that all of the
requirements above are met or addressed with minimal business
impact prior to turnover of the real estate to operations
- Work with outside and local counsel to review and analyze
zoning, land use, permitting and licensing requirements.
- Oversee and assist with land use and zoning applications and
hearings where change of zoning or use permits are required.
- Address site development related legal topics including but not
limited to surveys, title reports, property condition reports,
environmental property assessments and other due diligence.
- Manage and resolve various legal matters that are presented to
the Real Estate and Construction Legal team.
- Collaborate with members of the legal team to complete legal
projects and initiatives that may or may not be related the Counsel
- Five or more years of experience in legal practice with
in-house experience and/or private practice specifically related to
land use, zoning and/or licensing.
- Comfort with navigating interrelated international, federal,
state, and local land use and licensing laws and regulations,
general and specific plans, conditional uses and variances, and
- Experience working with municipalities, utilities, and various
regulatory agencies on zoning, compliance and permitting.
- Experience with real estate acquisition due diligence.
- General real estate and international experience desired.
- Excellent organizational and planning skills with the capacity
to simultaneously handle a variety of complex matters under strict
deadlines and pressure.
- Ability to form strong working relationship with employees and
partners while maintaining firm adherence to legal standards.
- Sound business judgment, strategic thinking, and
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving business and legal
- Law degree (J.D.) from ABA-accredited institution.
- Licensed to practice law in California.
Considering candidates for Newark CA or Phoenix AZ.At Lucid, we
don't just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is
proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to
equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or
ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation,
gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any
other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal
laws and regulations.
Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of
gainful employment within the United StatesAt Lucid, we prioritize
the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends
above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the
increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new Lucid
employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must
provide original documentation confirming status as having received
the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's
guidelines on their first day of employment.Individuals seeking a
medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement may be
granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to
and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated
Covid-19 Response team.To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors
does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to
our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is
not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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