Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Austin & Houston Are Fastest Growing US Cities

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Fri, Mar 28, 2014

New data released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau crunches population counts in the 12 months leading up to July 1, 2013. Austin topped the list, with Houston just behind. 

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Corporate Counsel Sought for Houston company

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, Mar 27, 2014
Exciting opportunity for a 3-7 year energy attorney to join a growing company.  Lots of opportunity to work closely with business execs on large deals and strategic growth.  Oil and gas transactional and compliance/regulatory experience required.  Must be self-directed, enjoy learning new areas of law and expanding responsibilities.   Contact tori@momentumlegal.com or 512-861-2905.  Position # 2857
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Topics: in-house counsel Houston, houston legal jobs

Excellent In-House Opportunity

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Mar 26, 2014

New search for the second attorney in a growing independing E&P company to handle primarily upstream operations.  For more details, please contact Amber@momentumlegal.com or nikki@momentumlegal.com.  Position # 2854

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In-House Opportunity, Corporate Generalist

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Fri, Mar 21, 2014

Global company seeks 3-8 year attorney to lead it’s legal division throughout the US and Americas.  Broad experience sought in Compliance, Contract Review, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Immigration, Employment, and Litigation desired.  Knowledge of the energy, pharmaceutical or life sciences industry a plus.  The position may be based in Houston, New York or San Francisco with bar license required in one of those states.  Strong interpersonal skills are needed to build relationships across multiple divisions and lead a team of business executives and non-legal staff as well as the ability to work remotely and independently across multiple time zones.  Please send inquiries to tori@momentumlegal.com and reference position no. 2851

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Topics: law jobs, in-house counsel jobs, houston attorney opening

Great In-House Position - Commercial-Contracts - Dallas

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Mar 18, 2014

New search for Commercial/Contracts Attorney with 3-9 years of in-house experience in the area of commercial, contracts and licensing at a technology company.  Position is located in Dallas and promises direct interface with internal business clients and broad range of transactions and operational advice.  For additional details, please email nikki@momentumlegal.com.  

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Topics: dallas legal jobs, in-house counsel jobs, Jobs - Dallas

In-House, Denver, Transactional Attorney Opportunity

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Fri, Mar 14, 2014
Energy company in Denver seeks a transactional attorney with  5-8 years’ experience for a generalist role  - full spectrum experience as a transactional attorney working from start to finish (willing to write notice letters through closings).  Real estate experience, construction experience/contracts, M&A very beneficial and energy experience helpful but not required.   Candidates must have strong academic record and big firm experience.  Please send resume to tori@momentumlegal.com and reference # 2842 or call Tori at 512-861-2905.
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Topics: in-house counsel jobs

Transactional/Procurement Attorney, In-House, Houston

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Mar 12, 2014

A premier global company in Houston is seeking a talented transactional attorney to join its outstanding legal team.  The ability to negotiate complex agreements such as EPC contracts, drilling contracts, etc., is strongly preferred.  Compliance experience will also be beneficial.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a stellar group of attorneys, earn excellent compensation & benefits and be part of a true team.  Interested candidates may inquire at info@momentumlegal.com and reference position # 2840.

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Antitrust Attorney, In-House, Houston

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Mar 12, 2014

Antitrust attorney sought by leading international company in the energy industry.  Fantastic legal team offering high-end work and long term career growth.  Excellent compensation and benefits.  Top law firm and academic credentials required.   Don’t miss this chance to join a collegial group of outstanding attorneys.  This is truly a tremendous and unique opportunity.  Interested candidates should send inquiries to info@momentumlegal.com and reference position # 2841.

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Topics: in-house counsel jobs, houston attorney opening, energy attorney

Austin Law Firm Seeks Accounting Specialist

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Mar 12, 2014

Accounting specialist needed for downtown law firm.  Must have experience processing payroll, benefits & AR.  Please send resume to info@momentumlegal.com and reference job # 2831.

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Investment Company seeks experienced Attorney in Austin

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Sat, Mar 08, 2014

An investment Company in Austin seeks an attorney to support one of its major divisions.  Excellent academics and prior experience in the investment management or transactional group of a large law is required, and prior in-house experience in the financial services industry is preferred.    This is an excellent company with steady growth, a great reputation, predictable hours, and competitive compensation.   Please send inquiries to info@momentumlegal.com and reference
position #2823.

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Momentum gains two more experienced Legal Recruiters

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Sat, Mar 08, 2014
Momentum Search Partners is pleased to announce the addition of two experienced legal staffing recruiters.
Allison McCowan and Mary Alice Naiser are teaming up with Momentum to continue to provide the excellent service their clients have come to expect.
ALLISON McCOWAN vCard
SEARCH DIRECTOR
c. 512.773.6764
o. 704.512.0010
allison@momentumlegal.com 
Allison comes to Momentum with fifteen years of legal recruiting experience in Austin. Allison is passionate about her work and prides herself on offering timely and exceptional service to clients and candidates alike. She places Attorneys, Paralegals, and Administrative Staff in both Austin law firms and in corporate legal departments on a temporary, temp to perm, and direct hire basis. In addition, Allison has extensive experience staffing document reviews on both a national and local level and with both English speakers and those fluent in foreign languages.
Allison and her family recently relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina due to her husband’s career, so she will be leading Momentum’s effort to expand into the Charlotte market. However, Allison will also continue her placement work in Austin and travel to Austin on a regular basis. She will also remain active in all of the Austin legal networking and professional groups she has always enjoyed, such as Women of Wind Energy, Capital Area Paralegals Association, the Austin Legal Professionals Association, and Women in eDiscovery. 
MARY ALICE NAISER vCard
SEARCH DIRECTOR
c. 512.565.9962
o. 512.270.4739
maryalice@momentumlegal.com 
A native Austinite, Mary Alice has eighteen years of experience in the legal placement industry. After attending the University of Texas, Mary Alice began her career as the Recruiting Coordinator of a large Texas law firm. Since 1996 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, contract administrators and attorneys.
In addition, Mary Alice has experience staffing large document review projects, having secured and managed for four plus years a one hundred lawyer document review for an international financial software and data company. Mary Alice has been an active member of the Capital Area Paralegals Association, the Austin Legal Professionals Association, and served on the Board of Women in eDiscovery. At Momentum, Mary Alice will initially focus her recruiting effort in Dallas and Houston.
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