Atria Senior Living

  • Construction Counsel - Atria Senior Living

    Job Locations USA-KY-Louisville Metro
    Community Name
    Atria Senior Living
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in 190 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 14,600 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world. 


    Atria is an equal opportunity employer.  Atria provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications.  We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment.


    The Construction Counsel provides legal support for the Company’s development and redevelopment projects, and real estate and corporate transactions across the United States, as well as provides day-to-day counseling to management on construction, real estate and corporate matters.



    • Manage legal aspects of and provide legal support for substantial construction, redevelopment and other capital projects, including working with SVP of redevelopment and directors in the field.
    • Be a member of cross-functional team (including other attorneys) for substantial and complex acquisition and development projects and other significant real estate transactions, and provide legal support for such projects.
    • Draft, negotiate, review and comment on construction, procurement, design, development and redevelopment agreements and other legal documents.
    • Assist in overall development and redevelopment project governance and management, including managing contracting and providing support for claims prevention and management for such projects.
    • Advise management and support Atria’s senior living communities on various real estate issues.
    • Manage work of outside counsel and associated costs.
    • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.


    • Five (5) or more years of experience in construction law practice; prior in-house experience is preferred.
    • Real estate and corporate law experience a plus.
    • Prior experience in construction or engineering a plus.
    • Strong interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills to establish cross-functional, collaborative relationships.
    • Outstanding organization and planning skills.
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal


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