Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

In-house Attorney Hiring Continues to be Strong in Texas

Posted by Jane Pollard on Fri, Jun 12, 2015

Legal hiring continues to be strong in the Lone Star State! 

Here are three of our new in-house  positions in San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas.   Please let us know if you’re interested in hearing more details about any of the following:

San Antonio - V.P. Compliance for Healthcare Company       

We have an exclusive search for a privately-held healthcare system that’s seeking a V.P. of Compliance/ Risk Manager for their San Antonio location.  This growing company has a low turnover and opportunities for advancement.    This position will be responsible for all quality management and risk programs, regulatory compliance, and privacy issues, as well as oversee its compliance programs and accreditation standards.  It requires at least 7 years experience in risk management or quality management; a J.D. is not required but is acceptable; and prior healthcare compliance experience is strongly preferred.  The compensation package is competitive and the position will report to the CCO.  Please reference position 3148.

Houston - AGC for Environmental 

Our client, a publicly-held company in the energy industry is seeking an attorney with at least 5 years’ experience  with environmental laws and regulations in air, water and/or waste.  The position will provide compliance counseling and advice to internal clients on administrative, civil, and criminal enforcement matters as well as remediation/Superfund issues.  Very competitive base pay with ample opportunities for advancement.  Qualified candidates will have prior experience in the Environmental Group of a large law firm and a solid academic record.  Please reference position 3138.

Dallas - Alternative Career for an Oil and Gas Lawyer   

If you have at least five years of transactional experience in any area related to energy law (oil and gas, upstream, midstream/pipeline, renewable energy, oilfield services, or corporate transactions) and are interested in using your legal experience  in a non-legal role, then we have an interesting and non-traditional opportunity for you.   Salary in the low $100s with benefits, with the opportunity to work remotely.  This position could also be based in Houston or Austin.   Please reference position 3147.

Please send your resume to and reference the position you’re inquiring about.  Or forward this to any person you know who might be interested.  

If you prefer old-fashioned talking to emailing, feel free to call any of our recruiters directly at the numbers listed on our website at


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Topics: attorney recruiting, houston attorney opening, dallas law jobs, texas, Compliance Position, Inhouse

Unique Opportunity for IP Litigation Associate

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Jun 02, 2015

IP LITIGATION ASSOCIATES-- tired of being a bit player with limited responsibility? A longstanding client has engaged us to assist in adding an IP litigation associate to their team.  The client is a prominent I.P. litigation boutique in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  Enjoy an entrepreneurial environment, with profit sharing and significant opportunity for advancement.  Associates will gain hands-on experience litigating and running their own I.P. infringement cases as opposed to playing only a support role. 

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Topics: Litigation, dallas law jobs, associates

Five Biggest Resume Debates Among Recruiters Finally Answered

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, Jun 01, 2015
Good advice on resumes from Adrian Granzella Larssen at The Muse.    She discusses resumes generally and for any profession or industry.    More specific to the legal industry,  our experience has been that lawyers are definitely not in the category of those who should consider "creative" resumes, and we've never worked with a law firm or in-house legal department who minded a two (or more) page resume if the candidate has the content to justify it.  Much better to accurately describe your legal experience, education, publications, awards, community involvement, etc. than to limit your resume arbitrarily to one page.
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Topics: resumes