Did you dream of being a trial attorney - an Atticus Finch or Matlock - but find yourself stuck in an office dealing with endless paperwork rather than getting any courtroom time? Or you want to litigate but don't want to work nights and weekends or have to worry about developing a book of business?
Whether you're at the beginning of your career and anxious to get into a courtroom, or an experienced litigator wanting to keep your trial skills sharp, Latitude has an exciting opportunity for you! If you love trial work and want to work regular hours - in an environment with no billable hours or business development required - then consider this role.
Latitude is working with a government agency that needs assistance on a variety of litigation matters and has openings at all levels. This is a full-time role and can be filled as a multi-month engagement position (as a benefits-eligible Latitude W2 employee) or on a direct hire/permanent basis. Successful candidates will have stellar academic credentials, a passion for litigation, an impeccable reputation and glowing references.
Basic Requirements for the Litigation/Trial Attorney:
3-10+ years of experience practicing complex civil litigation
Outstanding academic credentials
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (writing sample required)
Licensed to practice law in Tennessee
Outstanding professional references
Position Details of the Litigation/Trial Attorney:
Type of role: Engagement or Permanent
Schedule: Full-time (40 hours/week)
Location: On-site (Nashville, Tennessee)
Compensation: Pay: The annualized pay for this position ranges from $90,000 to $200,000 depending on experience and whether hired on a contract or permanent basis.
Benefits: For contract engagements, 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.
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.
Permanent Positions Outstanding 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.
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