Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Future Bright for Austin Legal Sector and Recruiting

Posted by Momentum Legal on Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Economist Angelos Angelou came out with his annual prediction regarding the Austin economy recently and, as in the past few years, his forecast for Austin is positive. 

He predicts that Austin will experience continued growth for the next two years, but the pace of the growth will slow somewhat, which is a good thing since it will take pressure off rising housing prices and the availability of talent.

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Topics: austin legal positions

Texas Legal Recruiters Seeking Litigation Attorneys For Austin

Posted by Momentum Legal on Fri, Mar 03, 2017

We've seen a recent spike in demand for litigation associates in Austin, and our legal recruiters are busy trying to fill these as well as other searches. 


Currently, we have law firm clients seeking the following litigation associates:

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Topics: Litigation, austin legal job, austin attorney opening, legal recruiters, texas law jobs

Legal Recruiters Know Resumes.  Texas Attorneys, Make Your Resume Count!  It Will Make Getting a New Law Job Easier!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Your resume is the first impression you make, and first impressions are important.  You only get oneAs Legal Recruiters we read dozens of resumes a day, so we know what works.

Research has proven that the average resume gets looked at for a quick six seconds. 

For this reason, your resume needs to be concise, easy to read, and especially easy to digest. It also means that sometimes “less is more.”

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Topics: attorney recruiting, texas, resumes, legal

Austin Voted Best Place to Live; Legal Recruiters Agree!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Momentum has been recruiting lawyers and paralegals to Austin and other cities in Texas for years.   

A large portion of those we recruit have no ties to the state, but choose to make it home for the very reasons noted in this article:

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Topics: Jobs - Austin, legal recruiters, austin law jobs

In-House Law Job in Dallas for Transactional Lawyer

Posted by Momentum Legal on Fri, Feb 03, 2017

Momentum has been retained on an exclusive basis to help a client hire an attorney with at least five years' (but preferably more) experience handling M&A transactions and joint ventures in the healthcare industry.


This in-house position is with a growing company in Dallas that is a leader in its field, has sophisticated work, and a competitive compensation package.

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Topics: dallas law jobs, Transactional, legal jobs

New Legal Recruiter joins Momentum Search Partners in Dallas

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Momentum is thrilled to announce that Cade Hamner has joined our legal and compliance recruiting team.  A 2010 graduate of SMU Law School, Cade has many years of experience in the financial services industry, first as a trader, then as a compliance professional and, most recently, as an attorney and Chief Compliance Officer of a broker/dealer and global electronic trading firm.   With his extensive experience in the financial services industry, both in compliance and as an attorney, Cade has the ideal background to assist Momentum in our compliance searches throughout Texas.  Cade will also focus on attorney placements in the Dallas Forth Worth Metroplex, both for companies and select law firms. 

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Topics: Dallas

Happy Holidays from Texas and the Legal Recruiters at Momentum!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Mon, Dec 19, 2016

From Austin, Dallas, and Houston, we send you the warmest wishes this holiday season and throughout the coming year.   

Thanks to you, we were able to have our most successful year-to-date by every metric measured, for which we are very grateful.   

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Topics: dallas law jobs, texas, houston legal job, legal, austin law jobs

We're Recruiting Attorneys for In-house Legal and Compliance Jobs in Dallas, Austin and Nashville!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Wed, Nov 23, 2016

We have two exclusive, in-house openings in Dallas and Nashville for an M&A lawyer and healthcare lawyer, respectively. 

Both positions involve sophisticated and challenging work, with autonomy and flexibility, as well as predictable hours and competitive compensation. 

We are also helping an Austin company on an exclusive basis hire a new, senior level Compliance Officer with AML and BSA experience.

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Topics: dallas law jobs, texas, legal jobs, nashville law jobs, austin law jobs

Another take on the “Pay Gap” between Women and Men Partners in Large Law Firms

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Oct 18, 2016

The recent salary survey conducted by Major, Lindsey & Africa and  ALM Legal Intelligence of compensation paid to 2100 large law firm partners has been summarized by publications such as the New York Times and The American Lawyer.  

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Topics: law firms, attorney salaries, legal jobs, pay gap

In-House Corporate Attorneys needed in Austin for Momentum Clients

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Momentum has been retained on an exclusive basis to help two different companies find transactional attorneys for their legal departments. 

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Topics: attorney recruiting, austin legal job, austin legal opening, lawyers