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Sr. Counsel, Global Zoning, Land Use and Licensing Attorney

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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 protocols At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details. Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and 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.
Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility At 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.

  • You will
  • 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 teams.
  • 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 role.
  • You Bring
  • 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 zoning.
  • 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 decision-making.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving business and legal environment.
  • Law degree (J.D.) from ABA-accredited institution.
  • Licensed to practice law in California.
    Considering candidates for Newark CA or Phoenix AZ.

Keywords: Lucid Motors, Newark , Sr. Counsel, Global Zoning, Land Use and Licensing Attorney, Legal , Newark, California

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