Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Great opportunity for an ERISA Attorney! - Austin, TX

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Oct 28, 2014

A well-regarded and growing investment management company in Austin is adding a senior-level Benefits Attorney to its legal team. Top compensation, predictable hours, and an outstanding legal team make this one of the best opportunities in Texas for an ERISA attorney. At least six years’ experience with investment management agreements for qualified plan clients and other ERISA matters specific to investment management is required.   

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Topics: Austin, Attorney, investment

Rare opportunity for a junior litigator to move in-house! - Houston, TX

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Oct 28, 2014

If you are a 2008-2013 J.D. who would like to transition to a business/transactional role in Houston, this is the job you’ve been waiting for.  A Houston-based company in the Galleria area is seeking an attorney with hands-on litigation experience to train for business role. Many opportunities for advancement in this high-energy and collaborative culture. 

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Topics: Houston, Transactional, Inhouse

Contracts Manager for Technology Company – Austin, TX

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, Oct 23, 2014

A technology company in Austin Texas is looking for a Contracts Manager. Qualified candidates will have 5+ years’ experience reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial terms for SAAS agreements, service agreements, software license agreements, statements of work, restatements and amendments.  Experience working with domestic and international sales teams is preferred.

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Topics: Austin, Contracts

Natural Gas Marketing Attorney - Dallas/Ft Worth

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Premier energy company in the Dallas/Ft Worth area seeks a talented attorney to join their legal team.  The successful candidate will have significant experience in the midstream/natural gas pipeline sector.  Specifically, this client requires a strong background in the areas of natural gas marketing, regulatory matters, transactions, agreements and compliance issues.  Experience interfacing with senior management is also a plus.  Candidates with the requisite qualifications, a pleasant personality and who enjoy being part of an exciting group should apply immediately in confidence.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join a fantastic team!

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Topics: Attorney

ERISA Attorney Sought for Austin Company

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, Oct 16, 2014

An Austin-based company is seeking a benefits attorney with a focus on qualified retirement plans.  Suitable candidates will have worked for a large law firm  and have at least 5 years’ experience as an ERISA attorney.  Very competitive compensation and relocation assistance with a well-regarded and growing company. 

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Topics: Austin, Attorney

Not All First Year Lawyers Earn $160K

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Oct 15, 2014
We thought this article from the Wall Street Journal would be of interest both to our small and medium sized law firm clients, as well as to recent law graduates. 

Prevalence of the $160,000 Starting Salary for Lawyers Is Eroding

By: Jennifer Smith

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Securities Litigation Paralegal - Houston, TX

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Paralegal with 3+ years’ experience in securities litigation, broker dealer, financial services and/or arbitration sought for high-quality downtown firm.  Proficiency in Summation and Relativity required.  This firm offers sophisticated, interesting work in a great environment with good compensation and full benefits, including parking. 

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Topics: Paralegal, Houston, Securities

Regulatory Compliance Manager - Austin, TX

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Compliance professional with regulatory experience is needed for financial services company.  Responsible for development of regulatory compliance, strategy and oversight.  Also conducts technology reviews of the various lending systems to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations as well as state guidelines.  Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory finance law is required.

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Topics: Austin, Compliance

General Counsel for Real Estate Investment Company in McAllen, TX

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Oct 07, 2014

A real estate development and private investment firm in McAllen, TX is seeking attorneys with at least 7 years of experience for its General Counsel position. Experience with commercial real estate transactions and development in Texas is required, specifically purchase and sale contracts, commercial and residential leasing, construction, development, and land use.  Experience with oil and gas law is preferred, though not a requirement.  Collaborative work environment with a wide variety of projects. Compensation and benefits package will be competitive with the market.   

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Topics: general counsels, real estate, investment