Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Future Bright for Austin Legal Sector and Recruiting

Posted by Momentum Legal on Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Economist Angelos Angelou came out with his annual prediction regarding the Austin economy recently and, as in the past few years, his forecast for Austin is positive. 

He predicts that Austin will experience continued growth for the next two years, but the pace of the growth will slow somewhat, which is a good thing since it will take pressure off rising housing prices and the availability of talent.

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MOMENTUM LEGAL RECRUITERS SEEKING LITIGATION ATTORNEYS FOR TEXAS!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Mon, May 23, 2016

The tide has turned and, after several years of strong demand for corporate and other transactional lawyers, the demand in law firms now is for litigation associates.

We are seeing this across the board, in all of our legal placement markets, and for staffing as well as attorney positions.

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Relationships are Key to Successful Attorney Recruiting & Legal Staffing

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Oct 15, 2015

We were impressed with this article by Tom Elsenbrook about why trusted relationships are the key to success, and how to build trust in relationships. 

Especially in our line of business, attorney recruiting and legal staffing, relationships are everything. And no relationship can exist without the trust that Tom describes and builds. All the recruiters at Momentum put building that trust with our candidates and clients as one of our highest priorities every day. It’s our sincerest hope that we’re accomplishing that goal!

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New Legal Positions in Dallas and Austin!

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Mar 25, 2015
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Paralegal/Legal Assistant demand remains strong

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Despite the downturn in the energy sector, we're continuing to see strong hiring in banking and financial services, the real estate industry, and with law firms.  This week in particular was the week of the paralegal.  Please forward the following  to any legal assistants/paralegals you might know who are looking in Austin or in Fort Worth! 

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HR Manager Sought for Austin Firm

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, Jun 02, 2014
Prestigious law firm seeks experienced HR Manager to handle staffing, recruiting, employee benefits, annual reviews and HR compliance among other responsibilities. PHR or SPHR certification preferred.  The firm offers a very nice, collegial working environment and excellent compensation package.  Please send resume to tori@momentumlegal.com or call Tori at 512-861-2905.  Position no. 2905
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Corporate Associate Sought For Austin TX

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Apr 08, 2014
Top international firm seeks 2-6 year corporate associate for its Austin Texas office.  Top academics and experience in M&A, private equity, venture capital, securities and/or finance required.  High quality work, top compensation and great downtown location with this plumb position!  pPease send resume to Tori@momentumlegal.com.  Position no. 2863
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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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Mid-Level Litigator Sought for Austin firm

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

Immediate need for an experienced litigator to manage a products liability docket for mid-size law firm. Ideal candidate will have 3-8 years of litigation experience (products experience is strongly preferred). Must be licensed in TX. This position will begin as a contract assignment, but the firm ultimately needs to hire a full time lawyer. Please refer to job code 2793 and send resume to info@momentumlegal.com.

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