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Defense Litigation Attorney (Full-Time/Permanent)

Company: Latitude
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Latitude is working with a Los Angeles-area national, woman/minority owned defense litigation law firm to find a litigation attorney with over 10 years of litigation and trial experience. The lawyer will be responsible for handling defense litigation cases on a day-to-day basis. This includes conducting legal research, drafting and filing motions, representing clients in court hearings and trials, and taking depositions.Responsibilities of the Defense Litigation Attorney:Drafting pleadings, motions, memoranda of law, discovery requests and responses, and legal correspondenceHandle all aspects of discovery, including taking fact and expert witness depositionsPrepare for and attend arbitrations and trialCommunicate clearly both orally and in writing to clients and colleaguesRequirements for the Defense Litigation Attorney:10+ years of litigation experience at a defense law firmLicensed to practice law in California and in good standingJ.D. from an accredited law schoolStrong knowledge and experience in law, including defense litigationProficiency in drafting and filing motionsExperience in representing clients in courts, including trial experienceAbility to conduct depositionsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsDetail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple casesHighly motivated and ability to thrive in a client-service-driven law firm settingOutstanding referencesPosition Details of the Defense Litigation Attorney:Type of Role: PermanentSchedule: Full-TimeLocation: Los Angeles, CA area (hybrid)Compensation:Pay: The salary range for this role is $160,000 to $225,000 or more. Pay is based on multiple factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, and location. This position is also eligible for bonuses and equity compensation.Benefits: In addition to pay, a competitive benefits package is also provided, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) and generous leave policies.ConfidentialityLatitude will not propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.About LatitudeLatitude 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 & SecondmentsOutstanding 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 clients 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.Permanent PositionsOutstanding legal professionals 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.FAQ:Q: What other legal jobs do you have?A: If youre 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 Latitudes email inviting me to interview for this position?A: Please safe-list Latitudes 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.comQ: 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.Follow Latitude on LinkedInSee More Latitude JobsSee Complimentary Latitude ResourcesFind a Great Attorney or Other Legal Professional for your Legal TeamThank you for your interest in Latitude!Latitude is an Equal Opportunity Employer.LATPAby Jobble

Keywords: Latitude, Los Angeles , Defense Litigation Attorney (Full-Time/Permanent), Legal , Los Angeles, California

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