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Employee Benefits / Executive Compensation Attorney (Remote Contract Engagement)

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Latitude is seeking an experienced employee benefits and executive compensation attorney to assist one of its AmLaw 200 clients with an internal project. This is a short-term (3-to-6 weeks) contract engagement, and candidates may work remotely from any location in the United States. Interested candidates must have law firm experience counseling clients on all aspects of executive compensation, including executive employment agreements, severance arrangements, incentive equity plans, and other compensation plans.  Prior experience advising clients regarding Internal Revenue Code Sections 409A and 280G is required.
 
Requirements for the Employee Benefits / Executive Compensation Attorney (Remote Contract Engagement):
  • 6+ years of executive compensation experience related to private equity and/or M&A transactions
  • Experience counseling clients on all aspects of executive compensation, including executive employment agreements, severance arrangements, and incentive equity plans
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Licensed and in good standing in state of residence
  • Prior experience working at a large law firm or a top-tier boutique firm
  • Outstanding references
Position Details of the Employee Benefits / Executive Compensation Attorney (Remote Contract Engagement):
  • Type of role: Contract Engagement
  • Schedule: Part-time
  • Duration: 3-to-6 weeks
  • Location: Remote
Compensation: 

Pay: The annualized pay for this contract position ranges from $175,000 to $210,000 or more when calculated on a full-time basis. Pay for contract roles 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).

BenefitsIn addition to pay, all Latitude contract professionals receive complimentary professional liability insurance coverage. Latitude contract professionals are usually W2 employees of Latitude and are eligible for full benefits when working in roles for 20 hours per week. Benefits-eligible Latitude contract professionals receive complimentary Group Life, LTD and AD&D. A qualified 401k plan is also available. Benefits-eligible Latitude Attorneys also receive a CLE and Professional Expense stipend.

Confidentiality

Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude

Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service and recruiting team members are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve. In 2023, the readers of the National Law Journal recognized Latitude as the #1 legal recruiter in the nation.

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 W2 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 SpecialtyPeer-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.

FAQ:

Q: What other legal jobs do you have?
A: If you’re interested in working with Latitude but do not think this particular legal job is the right one for you, we encourage you to explore our other open opportunities or fill out a General Application by visiting us at https://latitudelegal.com/jobs/
 
Q: Should I apply for this specific position if I have previously applied for another Latitude position?
A: Yes, it is better to apply to each Latitude job for which you are qualified and interested so that we immediately know of your interest in that specific role. This also enables you to share additional information about your qualifications or interest specific to each role. If you do not meet all of the qualifications for a position but think you would still be highly effective in the role, it can be helpful to include a brief explanation in your application.

Q: How can I reduce the risk of missing Latitude’s email inviting me to interview for this position?
A: Please safe-list Latitude’s URL domain name (latitudelegal.com) in your spam filter so that an email from one of our recruiters does not get caught in your spam folder. Our recruiters will never contact you by email from a URL other than latitudelegal.com

Q: My current legal team needs help. How can I see some Latitude candidates for my legal team?
A: The fastest way is to submit the very short form on our website contact page. A member of our client services team will be back in touch with you very fast to learn more about your need so we can provide you with on point candidates to consider.  

For more information about Latitude, please visit us at https://latitudelegal.com.
Thank you for your interest in Latitude! 
Latitude is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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