Chicago Market President – Attorney (General Counsel, Senior In-House Counsel or Partner Preferred)
Latitude, a fast-growing high-end legal services company with offices in ten major cities, is seeking a Chicago attorney who is (or has been) a partner at a large corporate law firm and/or senior in-house counsel to launch, co-own and lead as president, a Latitude operating company based in Chicago. This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly successful, experienced, likable, and very well-respected Chicago attorney who wants to leave the practice of law to lead a company in Chicago as market president and an equity business partner, using our capital, proven model, established infrastructure, training and supporting corporate team.
As background, Latitude directly employs and provides attorneys, legal operations professionals, compliance officers, and paralegals to legal departments and law firms nationwide. Our specialty is providing our law firm and legal department clients practice-specific contract attorneys who have served as associates, counsel, and partners in Am Law firms and/or as in-house counsel in large corporate legal departments. We also assist many of our clients with permanent positions, including general counsel searches. Our clients range from Fortune Global 500 companies and Global 100 law firms to high-growth privately-held companies, major non-profits, government entities, and boutique law firms. All of Latitude’s market presidents are former BigLaw partners or senior in-house counsel with extensive community ties, practice experience and professional relationships in their respective markets. Our mission is to be the preeminent high-end flexible legal talent company in the World.
If you are a self-starter who would enjoy developing and maintaining strong relationships with your professional peers in Chicago (and nationwide), serving as a trusted advisor to clients and colleagues, team building, collaborating closely with fellow market presidents and corporate staff, deal-making, helping to improve the quality of life of attorneys, and being rewarded as an equity business partner based on the financial performance of your operating company, this leadership, and client development position may be for you.
We are looking for the right person and can be flexible so that you are able to exit your current role when it makes the most sense.
Compensation & Benefits
Latitude is a legal services company that specializes in providing former in-house counsel and Big Law attorneys in addition to paralegals, legal operations professionals and compliance officers to legal departments and leading law firms nationwide. Our clients range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. We directly employ legal professionals from coast to coast and have thousands of individuals in our talent pool.
Whether the need is for a corporate attorney with deep experience with NASDAQ IPOs, a FERC attorney who speaks German, a data privacy attorney with experience working in-house with a social media giant or countless other highly specific requirements, clients rely on our company when they need high-caliber contract or permanent talent and do not want to roll the dice on quality.
Outstanding attorneys, paralegals, legal operations professionals and compliance officers are attracted to our company by the sophisticated work, great clients, competitive pay and benefits along with a refreshing combination of flexibility and boundaries. Our partners and recruiters are all former in-house counsel or Big Law attorneys who understand the demands faced by those we serve.
For more information about Latitude, please visit us at https://latitudelegal.com.
Latitude is an equal opportunity employer.
When you apply for a job at Latitude, you will also be considered for any other potential matching positions.
Whether you're an attorney or legal ops executive looking for legal talent to assist your team or you’re a legal professional looking for a substantive yet flexible role, let us find a solution to meet your needs.