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Public Finance / Municipal Transactions Attorney

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Latitude is seeking a highly skilled Public Finance/Municipal Transactions Attorney with extensive experience in municipal finance law, particularly with expertise in matters involving the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in advising a global organization on legal matters related to legal coverage of new issue underwriting of public finance / municipals transactions.

This is a 3+ month fully remote/WFH or hybrid (New York City) contract engagement position.

Requirements for the In-House Public Finance Counsel:
  • 5+ years of experience practicing law with a focus on public finance, municipal transactions, and securities regulation
  • Demonstrated expertise in MSRB and SEC rules and regulations governing municipal securities offerings and transactions
  • Extensive experience with drafting and reviewing applicable legal documents such BPAs and RFPs, due diligence, structuring, execution and disclosure standards related to public finance/municipal transactions
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations relating to public finance/municipals transactions
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice law
  • Outstanding references required
Position Details of the In-House Public Finance Counsel:
  • Type of role: Contract Engagement
  • Schedule: 30+ hours/week
  • Location: Remote/WFH or Hybrid (New York City)

Compensation:
  • Pay: The annualized pay for this position ranges from $155,000 to $170,000 when calculated on a full-time basis. Pay for contract engagements 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).
 
  • Benefits: 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.

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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.

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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