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In-House Senior Counsel

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This is a rare opportunity for an experienced commercial litigator to join the corporate legal department of a global automotive company.  Do you have experience litigating and managing complex commercial litigation matters?  This Senior Counsel opportunity is ideal for an attorney with sophisticated commercial litigation experience to transition from a hands-on litigation practice and billable hours to a partner within a thriving legal department, overseeing the strategy and defense of lawsuits, while also providing advice and counsel to internal clients.   The role will involve managing litigation and pre-litigation matters throughout the country, assigning and managing outside counsel, attending trials and depositions and managing a litigation budget.  The Senior Counsel will also be responsible for advising internal clients on dealer and customer-related issues, supporting parts distribution business units, and managing a small team that could include one or more junior attorneys and paralegals.  Please note, this role will start on a contract basis as an engagement attorney through Latitude before converting to a direct hire by our corporate client.

Requirements for the In-House Senior Counsel:

  • 10+ years of experience as a commercial litigator and/or managing commercial litigation
  • Experience within the automotive industry is preferred
  • Prior experience at a large corporate law firm and/or a corporate legal department is highly preferred
  • Ability to thrive and stay organized in a high volume and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Licensed to practice law
  • Top-tier academic credentials  and outstanding references required

Position Details of the In-House Senior Counsel:

  • Type of role: Engagement to Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Hybrid (Nashville, TN)
  • Compensation: Highly Competitive

Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Only qualified applicants should apply.

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Latitude offers life-changing engagement and permanent positions with companies and law firms to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.

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Great legal professionals who are seeking permanent positions choose to work with Latitude because of our deep market knowledge, career advocacy and extensive client base. Our own practice experience and client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

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Great attorneys and paralegals who are seeking contract engagements or consulting roles with Latitude choose to work with Latitude because of our law firm-level compensation and benefits, sophisticated and engaging work, a chance to work with great clients and peers, and a refreshing blend of freedom with self-designed boundaries. Our engagement attorneys and paralegals have the level of skill, experience, and judgment as would be expected of a permanent attorney or paralegal in a corporate legal department or law firm and the versatility to step into challenging environments and hit the ground running.

If you have the right skills, personality and experience, Latitude helps you do what you are good at in a more rewarding way. Latitude attorneys and paralegals serve on a full- or part-time engagement basis, and work remotely or on-site at the client office.

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