Latitude - Government Agency Attorney Leadership Position (In-House Counsel)

Government Agency Attorney Leadership Position (In-House Counsel)

An attorney job in Nashville, TN

Government Agency Attorney Leadership Position (In-House Counsel) Permanent Nashville, TN

Government Agency Attorney Leadership Position (In-House Counsel)

Latitude is seeking an experienced attorney for a permanent government agency attorney position leading a team of career attorneys at a government agency that handles sophisticated litigation and legal policy work. This is a leadership role that requires the ability to manage a team of experienced attorneys, direct strategy for complex litigation, work collaboratively with senior government and private sector leaders, and navigate complex public policy matters. This position is based in Nashville, TN.

Candidates must have at least 10 years of successful experience as a law firm partner, federal or state government attorney, military JAG officer, corporate in-house counsel, or in a public policy role. Superb leadership, communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills are crucial. Candidate must have impeccable reputation and outstanding references. Experience litigating or managing complex litigation in state and federal court is desirable but not required. Likewise, experience with healthcare law (including experience with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Tricare system) or healthcare public policy is desirable but not required.  Experience managing complex legal matters and/or leading teams of attorneys is desirable.

This position may be particularly appealing for an attorney who has experience managing sophisticated matters who is interested in a leadership and strategy role with responsibility for high-profile matters that have a public policy impact, yet has very regular hours, full benefits and an attractive government pension plan.

Requirements for the Attorney (In-House Counsel)

  • 10 or more years’ experience practicing law
  • Experience as a law firm partner, federal or state government attorney, military JAG officer, in-house counsel, public policy advisor, or similar type of attorney experience handling complex legal matters and managing other attorneys
  • Superb leadership, communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Must be a member of the TN bar or eligible for admission to the TN Bar
  • Outstanding references and professional reputation

Position Details of the Attorney (In-House Counsel)

  • Type of role: Full-time, permanent salaried position
  • Schedule: Regular hours
  • Employer: Government agency
  • Location: Nashville, TN

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.

Only qualified applicants should apply.

About Latitude

Latitude offers life-changing permanent positions with companies and law firms to outstanding attorneys and paralegals.

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Great attorneys and paralegals 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.

While we are able to work only with a select few of the most outstanding candidates, our customized approach results in a high success rate for those candidates we choose to recommend.

Latitude is an equal opportunity employer.

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