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Professional Liability Attorney

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Calling all Philadelphia litigators!  Latitude is seeking a professional liability defense attorney to join a dynamic mid-sized regional defense firm in Philadelphia. This is a great opportunity for mentorship and advancement of your career while gaining hands-on trial experience. Interested candidates should have 8-12 years of litigation experience, preferably in professional liability and/or medical malpractice matters. Excellent written and oral advocacy skills are a must. Candidates must be licensed to practice and in good standing in Pennsylvania; New Jersey is a plus.

Responsibilities of the Litigation Associate:
•    Efficiently and competently research complicated legal issues
•    Draft pleadings, motions, memoranda of law, discovery requests and responses, legal correspondence, etc.
•    Handle all aspects of discovery, trial preparation, and motion practice
•    Attend court hearings, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, and trials

Requirements for the Litigation Associate:
•    8-12 years of litigation experience at a law firm; professional liability and/or medical malpractice preferred
•    Licensed to practice in Pennsylvania required; New Jersey is a plus
•    J.D. from an accredited law school
•    Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional law firm setting
•    Excellent written and oral advocacy skills

Position Details of the Litigation Associate:
•    Type of Role: Permanent
•    Schedule: Full-time
•    Location: Philadelphia, PA (hybrid)
•    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.

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. 

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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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We place legal professionals in permanent, temporary, and flexible roles. Latitude Engaged Professionals are usually W2 employees of Latitude and, if located in the United States, are eligible for full benefits when working in roles for 20 hours or more per week, including complimentary Group Life, Long term disability, AD&D, and a qualified 401k plan (subject to a qualifying period). A CLE and Professional Expense stipend is also available to benefits-eligible Latitude Attorneys. Latitude provides complementary professional liability insurance coverage to all Latitude Engaged Professionals for their Latitude engagements.

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