Latitude is seeking a commercial litigation attorney for a 2-3 month, full-time contract engagement with a highly regarded boutique firm in Miami. This is a great opportunity to work on-site in an energetic and collegial environment, while also working on complex litigation matters. Interested candidates must have 5+ years of commercial litigation experience as an associate at a large firm or a sophisticated boutique. The successful candidate must enjoy working as part of a team and will be expected to assist on matters at all stages of litigation, up to trial work.
Responsibilities of the Litigation Attorney – Boutique Firm (Miami, Contract Engagement)
Efficiently and competently research complicated legal issues
Draft pleadings, motions, memoranda of law, discovery requests and responses, legal correspondence, etc.
Handle all aspects of discovery, including taking depositions
Communicate clearly both orally and in writing
Requirements for the Litigation Attorney – Boutique Firm (Miami, Contract Engagement)
At least 5 years of litigation experience at a large firm or a sophisticated boutique
J.D. from an accredited law school
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, client-service-driven law firm setting
Licensed and in good standing in State of Florida
Position Details for the Litigation Attorney – Boutique Firm (Miami, Contract Engagement)
Type of Role: Contract Engagement
Location: On-Site in Miami
Compensation & Benefits: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience, full benefits
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.
Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.
Great attorneys and other legal professionals who are seeking contract engagements or consulting 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.
Latitude engaged professionals 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. If you have the right skills, personality and experience, Latitude helps you do what you are good at in a more rewarding way. Latitude engaged professionals serve on a full- or part-time engagement basis, and work remotely or on-site at the client office. 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 recommend.
Whether you're an attorney or legal ops executive looking for legal talent to assist your team or you’re a legal professional looking for a substantive yet flexible role, let us find a solution to meet your needs.