Careers at Cummings

In-house Counsel


Cummings Properties, LLC, a commercial real estate development and management firm, seeks an attorney to join its legal team in Woburn (full-time, in person). The ideal candidate will have broad commercial real estate experience, including leasing and development, and will be eager to join an in-house team that drafts, reviews, and negotiates commercial contracts and collaborates regularly with senior management and sales staff. Please contact us if you have at least four years of relevant experience and you are a skilled writer, communicator, and problem-solver who would like to become part of a collegial department within an established, philanthropic company. Please send cover letter and resume to Craig J. Ziady, General Counsel, at or by mail to 200 West Cummings Park, Woburn, MA 01801.

You Will:

  • Review and draft commercial contracts and agreements, including leases.
  • Work closely with sales staff to ensure agreements reflect business goals, while simultaneously protecting the company’s financial/legal interests.
  • Provide sound advice regarding negotiation strategy and deal structure.
  • Contribute to a collective effort to improve the company’s preparation, review, negotiation, and processing of transactions.


  • Law degree and 4+ years of practice experience. Must be a member in good standing of the Massachusetts Bar.
  • Experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and assisting in consummating corporate transactions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, reliable, organized, and responsive.
  • Demonstrated success collaborating with sales professionals.
  • Good business judgment; ability to balance business and legal risks.

About Cummings: One of the most financially stable commercial real estate firms in the country, Cummings Properties is driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, a belief in collaboration, and a dedication to giving back to the community. For more than 50 years, our firm has operated and thrived with a culture that emphasizes open communication and innovative thinking. Its philanthropic affiliate, Cummings Foundation, is one of the largest private foundations in New England and has awarded grants totaling more than $300 million to date to greater Boston nonprofits. Learn more at

***Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for this position.***

In addition to unlimited career advancement and growth potential, we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • Cummings Properties Employee Ownership Trust
  • Competitive salary and opportunities for bonuses
  • Paid holiday, vacation, sick, and personal time
  • Retirement savings plan with Company match
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

In the interest of the safety and health of our employees and clients, we maintain a ZERO TOLERANCE policy in regards to prohibited drug use and alcohol or marijuana abuse. Any employee who is under the influence of or uses alcohol or prohibited drugs, or marijuana of any kind, during any workday, shall be subject to immediate discharge. More information about the Cummings organization is available at and