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Did you decide to go to law school after reading To Kill A Mockingbird? Ever wish you were representing David against Goliath? Latitude is assisting one of Nashville’s oldest and most prestigious boutique firms to fill a mid-level litigation associate opening. If you are ready to take on challenging cases for worthy causes, if you have a fire in your belly to represent everyday people from all walks of life, if you yearn to stretch your Perry Mason muscles and get into the courtroom, then consider applying for this position.

This job involves representing plaintiffs in complex litigation, including whistleblower qui tam lawsuits, shareholder securities class actions, civil rights and white-collar criminal defense matters (no personal injury litigation). The successful candidate will be able to jump into the ring and take the lead on depositions, drive their own cases and second-chair high-stakes federal litigation cases, build relationships with clients, get into the courtroom and build a meaningful, impactful career – all within a supportive and collaborative firm environment where efficiency and smart strategy are rewarded over billable hours.

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of litigation experience with a law firm and a passion for fast-paced, high-end, federal litigation. Prior deposition (or NITA Deposition Skills training), discovery and drafting experience required.

Requirements for the Litigation Attorney

  • 3-5 years of litigation experience
  • Ability and desire to:
    • Zealously represent individuals in complex, high-stakes litigation
    • Depose witnesses throughout the country
    • Practice in federal court
    • Participate in trials
  • J.D. from accredited, preferably top-tier, law school
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, client-service-driven law firm setting
  • Excellent references

Position Details of the Litigation Attorney
  • Type of role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Nashville, TN


Compensation
The salary range for this role is $125,000 to $145,000 or more. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials and location.  In addition to salary, a competitive benefits package is also provided, including lucrative bonus potential.

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

About Latitude
Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

Permanent Positions
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.

If you’re interested in working with Latitude but do not think this particular job is the right one for you, we encourage you to explore our other open opportunities or fill out a General Application by visiting us at https://latitudelegal.com/jobs.

For more information about Latitude, please visit us at https://latitudelegal.com.

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