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Did you decide to go to law school after reading To Kill A Mockingbird? Do you 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 cases 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 annualized compensation for this position is comprised of a base salary ($125,000 to $145,000) and lucrative bonus potential, likely totally $150,000 to $250,000+ annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to successful candidate’s education, prior work experience, other qualifications and case results.

 

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.

 

Only qualified applicants should apply.

 

About Latitude

Latitude is a 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 priorities and then match them with the substantive engagements and permanent positions 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 and place 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.

 

While we are able to work only with a select few of the most outstanding candidates, our customized approach results in a high success rate for those candidates we choose to recommend.

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

 

Latitude is an equal opportunity employer.

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