Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Investments Counsel for Austin Company

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, May 28, 2014

Momentum Search Partners has been retained on an exclusive basis to help an Austin company find two attorneys with 5+ years of experience handling transactions for private equity and/or hedge funds. Experience handling contracts pertaining to derivatives (ISDAs) would also be relevant. Flexible hours and sophisticated work with fantastic benefits. Total cash compensation in the mid $100s (non-negotiable), so this position is for those who value the ability to live and work in downtown Austin with great benefits, interesting work, and flexible hours.

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Topics: Austin Inhouse Position, attorney recruiting, austin attorney opening

Boutique Firm seeks Experienced Paralegal, Houston

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Fri, May 23, 2014

Top rated boutique commercial litigation firm seeks paralegal with experience in FINRA, securities arbitration and/or broker deal matters.  Great working environment with high quality work.  Downtown Houston.  Please send resumes to or call 512-861-2905.

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Success Begets Success: How Law Firms Can Enhance Client Development

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, May 22, 2014

Competition in and among private law firms has never been greater, and the pressure on lawyers at all levels to develop new business is intense. Many law firms compete for the same business clients and being a talented lawyer with excellent legal skills is no longer enough. Today’s lawyers must have the ability to attract, retain and expand relationships with their clients, which is often easier said than done. Very few graduate from law school with business development training. Frequently, the pressure to bill sufficient hours during associates’ early years leaves little time and energy for client development efforts, especially when you’re not sure where or how to start.

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Topics: law firms, lawyers, business development

Texas Lawyer Offers Timely Advice for Summer Associates

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, May 20, 2014

Jeanne Graham, Texas Lawyer

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Topics: job success, summer law

Considering a Job Offer

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, May 19, 2014

This article is a nice summary of why candidates sometimes decline a great job offer.  We encourage candidates think through these factors carefully before getting to the offer stage, to avoid burning a bridge with a potential employer.   Declining early on in the process is a better way to address timing issues and doubts, so you can keep the possibilities open with the company or firm for future opportunities.

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Compliance Professionals Sought For In-House Positions, Austin TX

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, May 05, 2014

Compliance Audit Manager:  Experience handling internal audits for companies and knowledge of regulatory law required.  Create & manage CMS Audit Program.    Send resume to and refer to Job Code 2879.

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Topics: Austin Inhouse Position, Compliance Position