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Latitude, a fast-growing high-end legal services company with corporate offices in Atlanta, Indianapolis, Miami, and Nashville, is seeking an attorney who is (or has been) a senior in-house counsel and/or a partner at a large corporate law firm to launch, co-own and lead as president, a Latitude operating company based in their home market. This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly successful, experienced, likable, and extremely well-respected attorney who wants to leave the practice of law to lead a company as market president and an equity business partner, using our capital, proven model, established infrastructure, training and supporting corporate team.
As background, Latitude directly employs and provides attorneys and paralegals to legal departments and law firms nationwide. Our specialty is providing our law firm and legal department clients practice-specific contract attorneys who have served as associates, counsel, and partners in Am Law firms and/or as in-house counsel in large corporate legal departments. We also assist many of our clients with permanent placement, including general counsel searches. Our clients range from Fortune Global 500 companies and Global 100 law firms to high-growth privately-held companies, major non-profits, government entities, and boutique law firms. All of Latitude’s market presidents are former BigLaw partners or senior in-house counsel with extensive community ties, practice experience and professional relationships in their respective markets. Our mission is to be the preeminent source for, and employer of, high-end associate- to partner-level contract attorneys and paralegals in the world.
If you are a self-starter who would enjoy developing and maintaining strong relationships with your professional peers in your market, serving as a trusted advisor to clients and colleagues, team building, collaborating closely with fellow market presidents and corporate staff, deal-making, helping to improve the quality of life of attorneys, and being rewarded as an equity business partner based on the financial performance of your operating company, this leadership and client development position may be for you.
Launch, lead, and manage Latitude’s operating company in your market
Serve as Latitude’s ambassador and client relations leader in your market and with your network nationwide
Oversee a high-end team of attorneys
Build on your years of legal industry experience and established relationships in your market
Serve sophisticated clientele of senior in-house counsel & law firm partners
Attract and hire your local supporting team
Become the go-to connector and resource for leading attorneys
Serve as Latitude’s company leader and brand ambassador in your market
Develop business and manage client relationships
Prior experience as a successful large law firm partner, senior in-house counsel or other demonstrated leadership success as an attorney in your market
Strong existing relationships with senior in-house counsel of large companies and partners at leading law firms in your market
Sterling reputation with the bar and community in your market
Proven ability to develop legal business from, and serve, sophisticated corporate legal departments
Prior AmLaw 200 Law Firm and/or large corporate legal department experience is highly preferred
Compensation & Benefits
Base salary and exceptional incentive compensation
Full benefits including qualified 401k
To learn more about Latitude visit our website at latitudelegal.com
If you meet the above requirements and are interested in being a Latitude Market President, please submit your resume online or email CEO Ross Booher in confidence at email@example.com
Latitude provides law-firm level attorneys and paralegals to companies and law firms on short-and long-term engagements and for direct-hire positions. We serve a range of clients, including Fortune Global 500 companies and major international law firms.
For Companies Latitude directly employs and provides Big-Law caliber, practice-specific attorneys, and paralegals on an engagement basis to extend in-house counsel capacity, while preserving law firm relationships. Companies call us when they want to expand their in-house teams without hiring, help an overwhelmed staff, or complete special projects. We provide attorneys and paralegals with BigLaw and/or large company legal department experience at 40-60% less than law firm market rates, allowing companies to cut legal costs while still preserving quality.
For Law Firms Latitude helps law firms increase service and profits. Latitude provides attorneys and paralegals who have the skill, experience, and judgment of firm employees on an engagement (and permanent) basis. Firms can meet variable client demand without burning out their team members, disrupting promotion expectations, or adding fixed costs with a permanent hire–all while preserving quality and profits.
For Attorneys and other Legal Professionals You’re an overachiever and worked hard your whole life. You are great at what you do and like the law, but want more out of life. Latitude offers well-paying, uniquely flexible positions for people just like you. Our legal market expertise and career advocacy help you continue to practice law–but in a more rewarding way. Latitude attorneys and paralegals come from top law firms and corporate legal departments across the country and have a range of experience and practice expertise. They choose to work for us because of our outstanding compensation, full benefits, flexibility, and sophisticated work.
For more information about Latitude, please visit us at https://latitudelegal.com. Latitude is an equal opportunity employer.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 1452
Latitude is a fast-growing, high-end legal services company with corporate offices in Atlanta, Indianapolis, Miami, and Nashville. Latitude directly employs and provides experienced attorneys and paralegals to legal departments and law firms nationwide.
Our specialty is providing practice-specific contract attorneys who have served as associates, counsel, and partners in Am Law firms and/or as in-house counsel in large corporate legal departments. We also assist many of our clients with permanent placement, including with general counsel searches.
Our clients range from Fortune Global 500 companies and Global 100 law firms to high-growth privately-held companies, major non-profits, government entities, and boutique law firms. Outstanding attorneys choose to work for Latitude because of our outstanding compensation, full benefits, flexibility, great clients and sophisticated work.
All of Latitude’s market presidents are former BigLaw partners or senior in-house counsel with extensive community ties, practice experience and professional relationships in their respective markets. Our mission is to be the preeminent source for, and employer of, high-end associate- to partner-level contract attorneys and paralegals in the world.
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