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Austin Permanent Litigation Associate

Austin litigation associate attorneys -- Latitude has an Austin law firm client of an AmLaw firm that is in urgent need of two high quality junior to mid-level associates looking to dive into general civil litigation defense (including insurance defense). This is an opportunity for a lawyer to be considered by a growing office locally and nationally doing interesting work for top clients. This is a permanent position. The successful candidate will be expected to assist on matters at all stages of litigation.

Responsibilities of the Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
  • Efficiently and competently research complicated legal issues
  • Handle fact development
  • Draft pleadings, motions, memoranda of law, discovery requests and responses, legal correspondence, etc.
  • Handle all aspects of discovery, including taking depositions
  • Communicate clearly both orally and in writing

Requirements for the Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
  • Licensed to practice law in TX and in good standing
  • J.D. from an accredited, preferably first-tier, law school
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, client-service-driven law firm setting
  • Outstanding references

Position Details for the Civil Litigation Defense Attorney:
  • Type of Role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Hybrid or In Office
  • Compensation & Benefits: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience, full benefits

Compensation:
  • Pay: The salary range for this role is $115,000 to $150,000 or more. This position is also eligible for bonuses. 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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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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