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Litigation Associate

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This is not your parents’ law firm. If you have an infinity for musty-smelling law libraries and dark mahogany furniture passed down from prior generations of venerable lawyers, then just keep scrolling, because this law firm in Knoxville, TN boasts a modern aesthetic and attitude (as well as a broad variety of breakroom snacks and an office dog). Thriving under leadership from a dynamic team of mid-career lawyers, this firm is growing and looking for its next team member -- a litigation associate with 2+ years of prior law firm experience (no suit required).

The successful candidate should enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and have significant experience handling sophisticated general/commercial litigation matters and tasks, including pleadings, written discovery, deposition discovery, motion work, and court hearings.

This is a full-time and permanent position. Leadership sets clear, transparent expectations and offers opportunities for professional growth and promotion. If you desire to work in a law office where everyone gathers together for lunch on the daily and live in one of the South’s most vibrant big small towns (or small big towns) with a collegial legal community, thriving downtown, and eclectic arts/restaurant scene, all just a short drive away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, then this is the position for you.

Qualifications of the Litigation Associate:
  • 2-6 years of prior litigation experience, preferably in a full-service law firm
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Capability and experience to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience handling general litigation matters is required
  • Licensed in Tennessee (or able to become licensed in TN)
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Outstanding references
Position Details of the Litigation Associate:
  • Type of role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Knoxville, TN (in-office)
  • Unlimited PTO and flexibility to work from home when needed
The annualized compensation for this position ranges from $90,000 to $110,000 or more. Pay is based on numerous factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials and location. In addition to salary, a competitive benefits package is also provided.

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.

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.

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