CFTC Attorney (Remote Engagement) Are you an attorney with 7+ years of Commodity Futures Trading Commission experience? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a part-time, long-term assignment with the practice group of a leading global law firm.
This attorney position is an open-ended contract engagement (as a benefits-eligible Latitude W2 employee), involvingcounseling clients on trading commodity derivatives, CFTC compliance and enforcement matters.
Basic Requirements for the CFTC Attorney:
7+ years of practice experience including CFTC experience in an AmLaw corporate law firm, a sophisticated boutique firm or legal department
Strong experience in counseling clients on trading commodity derivatives, CFTC compliance and enforcement matters is preferred
Energy commodity experience required
Experience with commercial risk memos is a plus
Excellent academic credentials
Licensed to practice law and in good standing in state of residence
Position Details of the CFTC Attorney:
Type of role: Contract Law Firm Counsel
Schedule: Part-time (5-15 hours per week)
Location: Remote (WFH)
Pay: The annualized pay for this position ranges from $160,000 to $200,000 when calculated on a full-time basis. Pay for contract engagements is based on multiple factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, location, market supply/demand, and the candidate’s preference (each candidate’s pay rate affects the client bill rate which can affect the candidate’s competitiveness for the position).
Benefits: In addition to pay, all Latitude Attorneys and other legal professionals working on contract engagements receive complimentary professional liability insurance coverage. All Latitude employees (including those on contract engagements) are also eligible for full benefits when working 20+ hours per week, including group medical, dental, and vision insurance, and complimentary group life, LTD and AD&D insurance. A qualified 401k plan is also available. Benefits-eligible 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.
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