Litigation Attorney

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Litigation Attorney

Are you an experienced litigation attorney looking to step away from the 2000+ billable hour grind without sacrificing the opportunity to handle challenging and interesting business litigation matters? Do you have the ability to assume responsibility for client matters quickly and with minimal need for instruction, but recognize the value of having access to mentorship from seasoned litigators? If so, this opportunity is for you!

Latitude is working with a successful boutique law firm looking for a litigator who is ready to step in and take the lead on business litigation matters. This firm pairs innovation with a practical sensibility to produce excellent and cost-effective results for its clients. The firm offers the opportunity to work on a wide range of business litigation matters while keeping a reasonable billable hour requirement – allowing time for personal enrichment outside of work. The ideal candidate should have experience in all phases of litigation, including motion drafting, discovery, depositions, hearings, and trial, and be able to hit the ground running.  A book of business is helpful, but not required. This is a full-time, onsite position in Brentwood, Tennessee.

Basic Requirements for the Litigation Attorney:
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience representing clients in state and federal court litigation, particularly in the areas of insurance defense, employment law, and business litigation
  • Experience conducting legal research, drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and presenting evidence and arguments at trial
  • Excellent analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice law in Tennessee
  • Outstanding professional references

Position Details of the Litigation Attorney:
  • Type of role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Brentwood, TN (Onsite)

  • Pay: The annualized pay for this position ranges from $100,000 to $150,000 or more, plus year-end discretionary bonuses, discretionary profit-sharing bonuses for 401k eligible employees, and the potential for collections-based bonuses in certain circumstances. Pay is based on multiple factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, and credentials. 
  • Benefits: In addition to pay, a competitive benefits package is also provided.
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.


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/
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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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