Latitude is recruiting a legal operations coordinator for a permanent, full-time role with one of its corporate clients. The coordinator’s responsibilities will include supporting the operational and administrative aspects of a mid-size legal department. Primary responsibilities include managing outside counsel and other vendor contracting, compliance and payment functions (reviewing and processing law firm invoices in the CounselLink system for the corporate legal department, e.g.), as well as coordinating functions. The Legal Ops Coordinator will work directly with the General Counsel and other legal department leadership. This is a great opportunity for a strong and organized legal billing review or office manager or legal ops individual who wants to broaden their experience and work with a fantastic team!
Responsibilities for the Legal Operations Coordinator:
Serve as the primary coordinator of operational items within the legal department
Manage outside counsel, vendor and technology system contracting, compliance and renewals
Administer the CounselLink system, managing law firm invoices
Interacting with attorneys and other staff to ensure completeness and accuracy of bills
Processing invoices for payment
Analyzing invoices for compliance with company policy
Generating periodic reports
Coordinating scheduling for general counsel and liaison with corporate leadership and other departments for relevant logistics of meetings
Requirements for the Legal Operations Coordinator:
3+ years of experience in legal operations and/or accounts payable.
Experience with CounselLink or similar systems
Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in business or accounting preferred
Must have excellent skills in organizing and maintaining attention to detail and follow-through
Highly professional, poised and outstanding communication skills required
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and accounting / billing systems
Position Details of the Legal Operations Coordinator:
Type of role: Permanent
Location: Atlanta – Remote Considered
Compensation: Competitive pay
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 offers life-changing engagements and permanent positions with companies and law firms to outstanding attorneys and paralegals.
Great attorneys, paralegals and other 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.
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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