Employment Attorney (REMOTE and PART-TIME)
Latitude has a law firm client looking for an experienced employment lawyer. If you are looking for a WFH or remote part-time position to supplement your legal practice and get your foot in the door with a thriving law firm, this position is for you. Your duties in this contract role as employment counsel will include drafting and negotiating executive employment and compensation agreements, offer letters, executive agreements, equity grants, separation and release agreements; counseling on compliance with state and federal employment laws related to hiring, compensation, IP protection, restrictive covenants and employee data privacy; advising clients on HR policies, internal investigations, employee discipline and terminations; litigating labor and employment claims arising under federal and state anti-discrimination and harassment, and wage-and-hour laws; and drafting corporate governance documents (bylaws, operating agreements, board and member consents) and equity incentive plans. This position is ideal for an attorney with their own law firm who has time to take on additional sophisticated work that will vary week to week.
Requirements for the Employment Attorney:
Position Details for the Employment Attorney:
- 5+ years of law firm experience
- Licensed in CA, IL, FL or NY preferable but not required
- Excellent academic credentials
- Licensed and in good standing in state of residence
- Outstanding references
- Type of role: Engagement (Contract)
- Schedule: Part Time (~20 hours a month)
- Location: Remote/WFH
- Pay: The annualized pay for this position ranges from $150,000 to $230,000 or more 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.
Latitude will not propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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