Do you yearn for an opportunity to move in-house and become deeply embedded within the business of your ONE client? Are you good at issue-spotting across a variety of areas -- the person who can be counted on to dot all the Is and cross all the Ts? Would you like the chance to work for a modern company on the cutting edge of the energy business? Latitude is seeking candidates for an Associate Legal Counsel (Commercial Transactions/Finance) opportunity with a fast-paced, high-growth company based in Nashville. Experience with negotiating, papering and closing complex commercial transactions independently is required.
This company is looking for a senior associate or junior partner who has experience counseling their business clients directly; who understands and appreciates business, risk and the practical applications of their legal advice; who is ready to be a team player and also run their own deals. Desired experience includes representation of large private or publicly traded companies in highly complex matters, involving mergers and acquisitions, finance, high-dollar commercial contracts, and other general corporate matters. Must be able to manage various projects and deadlines.
Minimum Qualifications for the Corporate Counsel:
6+ years of experience as a Corporate Attorney
Prior experience as an associate or junior partner in the corporate/finance practice group of an AmLaw 200 or highly respected full-service corporate law firm is preferred.
Excellent academic credentials and graduation from an ABA-accredited law school.
Licensed in Tennessee or admitted to a state bar and eligible for admission to the Tennessee Bar as in-house counsel.
Strong organizational and time-management skills.
Position Details of the Corporate Counsel:
Type of role: Permanent
Location: Nashville, TN (Hybrid)
Compensation: Pay: The salary range for this role is $165,000 to $200,000 or more. This position is also eligible for bonuses and equity compensation. Pay is based on multiple factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, and location.
Benefits: In addition to pay, a competitive benefits package is also provided, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) and generous leave policies.
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.
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