Commercial Contracts Attorneys. - would you like the opportunity to set boundaries and work on your own schedule while maintaining the sophistication of your current practice? Latitude works with leading companies and practice groups at sophisticated law firms on a variety of consulting engagements and interim-to-hire roles. Consider working with Latitude as we help design a customized, flexible legal role for you while meeting and exceeding client needs and expectations.
Applicants should have extensive experience structuring, drafting, negotiating, and reviewing a wide variety of commercial contracts, including sales, vendor and procurement, IT, marketing, supply, logistics, consulting services, etc. Prior experience working at an Am Law 200 corporate law firm or a large corporate legal department is preferred.
Requirements for the Commercial Contracts Attorney
5+ years of commercial contracting experience
Significant experience drafting, negotiating, and reviewing complex commercial contracts
Prior experience at an Am Law 200 corporate law firm or a large corporate legal department preferred
Excellent academic credentials from an accredited law school
Licensed to practice law and in good standing in state of residence
Position Details of the Commercial Contracts Attorney
Type of role: Engagement / Engagement-to-hire
Schedule: Flexible (full-time, part-time or anywhere in-between)
Location: St. Louis (remote, on-site or hybrid remote)
The annualized compensation ranges from $130,000 to $200,000 or more. 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.
Confidentiality Latitude will not propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
About Latitude Latitude is a full-service flexible legal talent company serving corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide. From Fortune Global 100 companies to start-ups and Global 50 law firms to boutiques, clients turn to us for top-tier attorneys and other legal professionals.
Latitude specializes in providing highly skilled former in-house counsel and Big Law attorneys for flexible contract engagements and permanent positions in dozens of practice areas, including commercial contracting, data privacy, M&A, employment, litigation, and more.
Founded in 2013, Latitude has been recognized by Chambers as a leading global flexible legal staffing company and the #1 Legal Recruiter by The National Law Journal.
Latitude Contract Engagements & Secondments Outstanding attorneys and other legal professionals who are seeking contract assignments or consulting/secondment 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.
Our Specialty: Peer-Level Contract Attorneys. Latitude Attorneys 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. Latitude Attorneys serve on a full- or part-time contract basis, and work remotely or on-site at the client office.
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