Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Division Counsel Sought for Houston Based Business

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, Sep 04, 2014

Momentum has been engaged on an exclusive basis to help an international energy services company hire a division counsel for its Houston-based business.  Suitable candidates will have 7+ years of experience with trade controls, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements, and supporting the operations of a manufacturing or industrial service company.   Competitive compensation and an attractive location within Houston.  Please send inquiries to and reference position number 2962.

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Topics: energy, Houston, Counsel

Oklahoma City Energy Company Seeks Senior Counsel

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Apr 29, 2014

Oklahoma City Energy Company seeks Senior Counsel-SEC, 5-8 years of experience. Email resume to and reference position number 2883.

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Topics: in-house counsel jobs, in house, energy, energy attorney

In House position, Senior Counsel, Major Projects

Posted by Tori Keith on Tue, Feb 19, 2013
Fantastic in-house position with lots of opportunity for advancement due to rapid expansion in Midwest operations of this large energy company.  Senior Counsel for Major Projects with 5+ years experience in regulatory, construction, and real estate.  Knowledge of pipeline operations preferred. Position located in Northern Midwest.  Please submit resume to or call Tori 512-861-2905.
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Topics: in-house counsel jobs, attorney recruiting, hiring, energy, oil and gas

Oil and Gas lawyers in High Demand in Texas

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Feb 05, 2013

In 2003, our Texas legal recruiters rarely got a call for an E&P attorney (aka exploration and production attorney or more generally, oil and gas attorney).  A few calls began coming in around 2007 for E&P lawyers with four to ten years of experience, but they really didn’t exist.  Virtually no hiring in the energyy practice area occurred for many years because the existing practitioners handled their work without growth – a definite experience gap in the energy industry.  Instead, our legal recruiters placed general transactional lawyers with real estate or general energy procurement backgrounds in the new E&P roles. 

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Topics: law jobs, attorney recruiting, law firm hiring, houston lawyers, energy, oil and gas, texas, legal recruiters