Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

New Legal Jobs in Austin, Houston, and Dallas!

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Jan 26, 2016

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. 

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Topics: Austin, general counsels, Houston, texas, Dallas, Estate Planning

New In-house Legal Jobs in Austin; Exclusive General Counsel Search

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Dec 17, 2015

Momentum is ending the year with a bang!

General Counsel Search
We have  been engaged on an exclusive basis by a New York- and Austin-based company seeking a General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer to join its management team.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a lawyer with hedge fund, private equity, investment management, and/or wealth management experience to be an integral member of the executive team and manage all aspects of legal work for this growing company.

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Topics: Jobs - Austin, Austin, austin legal job, general counsels, texas, Contracts, Counsel, investment

New Legal Positions in Dallas and Austin!

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Mar 25, 2015
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Topics: austin legal positions, dallas legal jobs, law firm hiring, austin legal job, general counsels, dallas law jobs, Dallas, paralegal jobs

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

Trends in Corporate Legal Departments

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Jun 24, 2014
Our team of Texas legal recruiters recently attended the annual conference of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants (NALSC), the professional organization that promulgates ethical standards and best practices in the legal recruiting profession. The key note speech was presented by James Merklinger, Vice President and General Counsel of the Association of Corporate Counsel. His talk about in-house legal department trends was insightful and we thought would be of interest to many of our readers. Below is a brief summary with our annotations:

Biggest challenges for hiring in-house counsel:

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Topics: job success, in house, general counsels

Tips for Implementing a Successful Compliance Program

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, Nov 18, 2013
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Topics: Interesting Articles, general counsels, Compliance topics