Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Interviewing Tips for Texas Lawyers seeking new Jobs: Establish Trust, then Competence

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Jul 19, 2016

In this article, Harvard Psychologist Amy Cuddy says that her research indicates that when meeting people for the first time, we quickly make a decision about whether:

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Topics: Austin, Houston, job interview tips, texas, Dallas, legal jobs


Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, Mar 17, 2016

We have two new openings in Houston for experienced lawyers. Please email  us at, referencing the position number indicated, if you're interested in hearing more about either of these positions.


Momentum has been engaged on an exclusive basis to help a publicly-held company hire an attorney to be the primary legal support for one of its major divisions. This attorney will handle transactions, draft and negotiate a wide variety of contracts, manage litigation, and  help management assess and minimize risk on a daily basis.

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Topics: Attorney, attorney recruiting, houston attorney opening, houston legal jobs, Jobs - Houston, houston lawyers, Houston, legal recruiters, lawyers, legal salary, houston legal job, legal jobs

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 Texas

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Sep 15, 2015

Do You Know Any Attorneys Who Would Be A Fit For Either Of These New In-House Jobs  In Texas?

If so, please share this with them.

IN HOUSTON a financial services company is seeking a lawyer with at least 8 years’ of experience with the ’40 Acts.  Total cash compensation for this position will be over $300K, so it’s a senior level position with a great deal of responsibility and opportunity for advancement. Please reference position number 158383. 

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Topics: Attorney, hiring, Houston, texas, Inhouse

Rare opportunity for a junior litigator to move in-house! - Houston, TX

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

If you are a 2008-2013 J.D. who would like to transition to a business/transactional role in Houston, this is the job you’ve been waiting for.  A Houston-based company in the Galleria area is seeking an attorney with hands-on litigation experience to train for business role. Many opportunities for advancement in this high-energy and collaborative culture. 

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Topics: Houston, Transactional, Inhouse

Securities Litigation Paralegal - Houston, TX

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Paralegal with 3+ years’ experience in securities litigation, broker dealer, financial services and/or arbitration sought for high-quality downtown firm.  Proficiency in Summation and Relativity required.  This firm offers sophisticated, interesting work in a great environment with good compensation and full benefits, including parking. 

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Topics: Paralegal, Houston, Securities

Senior In-House Counsel, Houston

Posted by Kara James on Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Premier energy company seeks experienced Compliance attorney.  Ideal candidate has 10+ years’ experience in Import-Export, FCPA, Anti-Trust Compliance, and Real Estate. Experience with general corporate and Dodd-Frank Compliance preferred.  

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Topics: in-house counsel jobs, Houston, Compliance

Corporate Paralegal, In-House, Houston

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Premier energy company seeks corporate paralegal to support senior counsel and company management.  Securities experience a plus but not required.  This global company offers interesting work, a great environment, and top compensation.   Located in Galleria area.  Please send resumes to and reference position no. 2986.

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Topics: Paralegal, in house, Houston, Corporate

Securities Attorney, In-House, Houston

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Global energy company seeks a 3-5 year securities attorney to join their premier team. The attorney in this position will handle securities, compliance and capital markets, with the goal of increased responsibility and career advancement.  Located in the Galleria area, the company offers high quality work, competitive compensation and a great working environment.  Interested candidates please send resume to or call 512-861-2905.  Position no. 2970

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Topics: Attorney, Houston, Securities, Inhouse

Real Estate & Banking Paralegal – Houston, Tx

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, Sep 08, 2014

We are seeking a full-time Paralegal with Real Estate and Banking experience. Must understand real estate law, leasing transactions including title reviews, foreclosures, REO's, knowledge of financing, lease negotiation and lending documents and procedures. Ability to work on real estate transactions from the initial contract through the closing. Work closely with attorneys in preparation for transactions, including coordinating efforts between outside counsel, lenders, borrowers, sellers and other business contacts with minimum supervision.  This position is located in Houston. 

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Topics: Paralegal, Houston, real estate, Banking