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Deputy General Counsel

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If your ultimate career goal is to one day serve as the General Counsel of a publicly traded company, then consider this Deputy General Counsel position your next-to-last step towards achieving your dream. Latitude is considering candidates for an exciting Deputy General Counsel position with a publicly traded retail company in the Nashville area. This General-Counsel-In-Training position is with a lean legal department, so it will involve close and daily collaboration with the General Counsel and top-level executives across the company. Receive excellent training from an experienced and generous GC and the opportunity to build your skills set (and resume) by independently handling sophisticated matters within a congenial corporate setting. Position yourself to one day ascend to the General Counsel position in this or another company. Candidates must have 8+ years of prior in-house experience representing publicly-traded companies in transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, securities reporting and compliance, and corporate governance.

Minimum Requirements for the Deputy General Counsel

  • 8+ years of in-house or corporate law firm experience focused on corporate/SEC matters
  • Knowledge of the retail industry is highly preferred
  • Impeccable business, legal, and ethical judgment
  • Willingness to work independently and as part of a team (as the work dictates)
  • Outstanding references

Position Details of the Deputy General Counsel Type of role: Permanent

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Nashville Metro Area
  • Compensation & Benefits: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience


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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