The Dallas Metroplex area and Austin continue to top lists as best places to find a job in 2018, as reported by Marcy de Luna of culturemap Austin. See http://austin.culturemap.com/news/city-life/01-15-18-austin-best-places-to-find-a-job-wallethub/. As with the job market overall, we continue to see the strongest growth and demand in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and in Central Texas, but with Houston on an upward trend and improving as well.
Momentum is thrilled to announce that Cade Hamner has joined our legal and compliance recruiting team. A 2010 graduate of SMU Law School, Cade has many years of experience in the financial services industry, first as a trader, then as a compliance professional and, most recently, as an attorney and Chief Compliance Officer of a broker/dealer and global electronic trading firm. With his extensive experience in the financial services industry, both in compliance and as an attorney, Cade has the ideal background to assist Momentum in our compliance searches throughout Texas. Cade will also focus on attorney placements in the Dallas Forth Worth Metroplex, both for companies and select law firms.
Momentum has been engaged on an exclusive basis by a growing and well-regarded Dallas-based company seeking a transactional attorney to support its Development Group.
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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.
We have been retained on an exclusive basis by a publicly-held company to recruit a new general counsel for one of its major subsidiaries, which is headquartered in the Galleria area of Dallas.
This is a great opportunity for a lawyer who is currently in a mid-level, in-house role to gain experience working with management and to take a leadership position within the company.
The position will be the sole in-house attorney supporting the U.S. subsidiary and will report to the General Counsel of the parent company, which is out-of-state. Suitable candidates will be true generalists, with experience:
This week we highlight our new Dallas legal openings with law firms.
A Dallas-based boutique firm seeks a 4-6 year associate with construction and commercial litigation experience.
This firm has a storied past and significant presence in the Dallas market, as well as a long roster of Dallas-based clients. Base pay is comparable to larger firms. Position number 3531.
Last week, we highlighted the positions we are working on in Austin. This week, we highlight our new Dallas openings.
The following law firms are both local or regional firms based in Dallas. As such, their associates have a better shot at making partner than at the mega-firms. Each of these firms has a storied past and significant presence in the Dallas market, as well as a long roster of Dallas-based clients.
Momentum recruiters have started the year off with a bang and hiring is strong, particularly in Austin.
We have two new in-house searches in Austin, both on an exclusive basis, and several new law firm associate positions, also on an exclusive basis.
Interested in tax law, family law, or litigation? There are jobs waiting for you in Dallas and Austin.
The 4th quarter is typically the slowest time of year for attorney and other new legal hires, but Momentum has seen demand for attorneys in Austin and Dallas continue to be steady (Not so much the case in Houston, where low oil prices continue to suppress new hiring for law jobs there).
Momentum is currently seeking attorneys for the following positions: