Latitude is looking for Texas-based attorneys with 4+ years of civil litigation experience for an engagement position with a bicoastal boutique defense firm. The job is fully remote. The successful candidate should enjoy working as part of a dynamic team and have significant litigation experience handling written discovery, motion work, depositions and court hearings.
Responsibilities of the Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
Requirements for the Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
- Drafting pleadings, motions, memoranda of law, discovery requests and responses, and legal correspondence
- Handle all aspects of discovery
- Efficiently and competently research legal issues
- Communicate clearly both orally and in writing to colleagues and clients
Position Details of the Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
- 4+ years of litigation experience at a defense law firm
- Licensed to practice law in Texas and in good standing
- J.D. from an accredited law school
- Outstanding references
- Type of Role: Engagement
- Schedule: Flexible (full-time, part-time or anywhere in-between)
- Location: Texas (remote)
The annualized compensation for this position ranges from $135,000 to $175,000. Pay is based on numerous factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials and location. In addition to salary, Latitude Engaged Professionals are W2 employees of Latitude and are eligible for full benefits when working in roles for 20 hours per week, including a Qualified 401k plan. Benefits-eligible Latitude employees receive complimentary Group Life, LTD and AD&D and professional liability insurance. Latitude Attorneys also receive a CLE and Professional Expense stipend.
Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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.
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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