Experienced Insurance Defense Litigator to Work with Latitude’s National Pool of Flexible Legal Talent
PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 31, 2022) – Amanda Hammar has joined Latitude as Director of Legal Recruiting and Placement in the company’s Philadelphia office. In this role, she works with experienced attorneys, paralegals, legal operations professionals, and compliance officers in Philadelphia and nationwide to place them in sophisticated flexible engagement and permanent positions with Latitude’s legal department and law firm clients.
Before joining Latitude, Hammar worked at a boutique defense litigation firm in Philadelphia, where she represented insurance companies in the investigation and litigation of complex matters, including products, commercial vehicle, premises, construction defect, and general liability matters. She simultaneously served as litigation counsel for a private electrical construction company, where she advised on general liability matters as well as contract and indemnification issues. Prior to that, Hammar was an associate at another boutique defense law firm in Philadelphia, where she represented hospitals and medical professionals in malpractice claims.
“We take pride in delivering peer-to-peer client service experiences at Latitude,” said Megan Grossman, Partner in charge of Latitude’s Philadelphia operations. “Amanda’s knowledge of the Philadelphia legal market, her professional experience, and her talent as a relationship builder are all tremendous assets to both clients and candidates. I’m thrilled to welcome her to our legal recruiting and placement team as we continue matching outstanding legal talent with sophisticated, flexible engagements that align with their personal and professional goals.”
“I’m excited to join a team that values client satisfaction and candidate success – both personal and professional. I look forward to connecting with legal professionals in Philadelphia and beyond and personally matching them with flexible engagements or permanent positions that achieve their goals.”
Hammar earned her J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia and her B.S.B.A degree with a focus in Marketing from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. She also serves as a volunteer attorney for the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia.
Headquartered in Nashville, Latitude entered Philadelphia in April 2022 under the leadership of Grossman, a former Am Law 100 Partner. The company has offices in ten major cities nationwide.
Latitude specializes in employing and providing former in-house counsel and Big Law attorneys and paralegals to legal departments and law firms nationwide. The company attracts outstanding legal talent for contract and contract-to-hire roles (as well as for permanent positions) by offering sophisticated work, great clients and competitive pay and benefits along with a refreshing combination of flexibility and boundaries. Our clients range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques.
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