Jane@MomentumLegal.com | vCard
In addition to experience as both a CPA and an attorney, Jane has fifteen years of legal recruiting experience. She has successfully completed national searches for companies seeking attorneys and compliance professionals ranging from executive-level general counsels and chief compliance officers to staff attorneys and compliance analysts. She has also worked with international, regional, and local law firms to help them find top partner, associate, and law technology talent.
Jane currently serves as Managing Principal of Momentum Search Partners and continues to recruit for companies and law firms throughout Texas, as well as in other states. Her recruiting experience spans legal and compliance departments in many industries, including financial services, energy, renewable energy, healthcare, biotech, manufacturing, retail and technology companies.
Jane obtained her JD with honors from the University of Texas, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and an associate editor of the Texas Law Review. After law school, she practiced law with Thompson & Knight, an AmLaw 200 firm based in Dallas, focusing on commercial and oil and gas litigation. She obtained her undergraduate degree with high honors in Accounting from the University of Arkansas, and worked for Price Waterhouse as a tax accountant prior to law school.
Jane lives in Austin with her lawyer husband and teenage son. She has been a speaker on legal hiring/attorney placement and career development, and she has served on various boards of directions in the Austin community. She currently spends her free time biking, trying to keep up with the reading for two very fun book clubs, and badgering her son about the college application process.
mary alice naiser
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A native Austinite, Mary Alice has spent 20 years in the legal recruiting industry. After attending the University of Texas, she began her legal career in 1986 as the Recruiting Coordinator for a large Texas law firm, where she managed the attorney recruitment efforts for their offices, state wide. In 1996, she joined one of the largest legal search firms in the country and began a successful career as a business developer and legal recruiter. She has sourced, recruited and marketed candidates to law firms and corporations, managed existing clients and developed new business. She has experience recruiting and placing legal secretaries, paralegals, legal nurse consultants, office administrators, contracts administrators and attorneys. Mary Alice secured the business for a 100 lawyer document review for an international financial software, data and media corporation and managed this project for 4+ years. She has been an active member of the Capital Area Paralegal Association, the Austin Legal Professionals Association and served on the Board of Women in eDiscovery.
Mary Alice lives in Austin with her husband and two teenage daughters. She enjoys volunteering at her daughter’s schools, gardening, supporting community theater productions and cat herder to her 3 cats.