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Legal Operations Coordinator

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This is a great opportunity to start, continue or grow in a legal operations role with the mid-size legal department of a long-time Atlanta company. The coordinator's responsibilities will include supporting the operational and administrative aspects of a mid-size legal department. Primary responsibilities include managing outside counsel and other vendor contracting, compliance and payment functions (reviewing and processing law firm invoices in the CounselLink system for the corporate legal department, e.g.), as well as coordinating functions. The Legal Ops Coordinator will work directly with the General Counsel and other legal department leadership. This role is a great opportunity for a strong and organized legal billing review or office manager or legal ops individual who wants to broaden their experience and work with a fantastic team where there is room for growth in the function and company!

While we are seeking a permanent, full-time hire for this position, we are also open to temp and temp-to-perm candidates. This role will have a hybrid in-office / remote schedule for an easily-accessible Buckhead office location.

Responsibilities for the Legal Operations Coordinator:

  • Serve as the primary coordinator of operational items within the legal department
  • Manage outside counsel, vendor and technology system contracting, compliance and renewals
  • Administer the CounselLink system, managing review, approval and payment of law firm invoices
  • Interacting with attorneys and other staff to ensure completeness and accuracy of bills
  • Processing invoices for payment of legal department bills
  • Analyzing invoices for compliance with company policy
  • Generating, reviewing and preparing periodic reports for legal department and accounting leadership
  • Coordinating scheduling for general counsel and liaison with corporate leadership and other departments for relevant logistics of meetings

Requirements for the Legal Operations Coordinator:

  • 3+ years of experience in in-house legal operations, law firm billing and/or accounts payable.
  • Experience with CounselLink or similar systems
  • Bachelor’s or associate's degree in business or accounting preferred
  • Must have excellent skills in organizing and maintaining attention to detail and follow-through
  • Highly professional, poised and outstanding communication skills required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel, and accounting / billing systems
  • Outstanding references

Position Details of the Legal Operations Coordinator:

  • Type of role: Permanent, Temporary or Temp-to-Perm
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Atlanta; Hybrid Remote
  • Compensation: Competitive pay

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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.

Latitude Engagements
Great attorneys and other legal professionals who are seeking contract engagements or consulting roles choose to work with Latitude because of our competitive 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 own experience as practicing attorneys and our 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.

Latitude engaged professionals have the level of skill, experience, and judgment as would be expected of a permanent member of our client’s 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 engaged professionals serve on a full- or part-time engagement basis, and work remotely or on-site at the client office.

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 recommend.

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

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