Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

In-House M&A Attorney Needed for Dallas Company

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Sep 13, 2016

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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Topics: Attorney, texas, Dallas, Inhouse, legal jobs, Management, acquisition

New In-House Attorney Jobs in Houston and Dallas

Posted by Momentum Legal on Mon, May 02, 2016

Texas Legal Recruiters at Momentum have been retained on an exclusive basis by a publicly-held company to help it hire a Corporate General Counsel - U.S. Operations.

This attorney will be based in Dallas and will be the sole legal support in the U.S. 

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Topics: Attorney, law jobs, Jobs - Houston, Jobs - Dallas, Inhouse, legal jobs

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

In-house Attorney Hiring Continues to be Strong in Texas

Posted by Jane Pollard on Fri, Jun 12, 2015

Legal hiring continues to be strong in the Lone Star State! 

Here are three of our new in-house  positions in San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas.   Please let us know if you’re interested in hearing more details about any of the following:

San Antonio - V.P. Compliance for Healthcare Company       

We have an exclusive search for a privately-held healthcare system that’s seeking a V.P. of Compliance/ Risk Manager for their San Antonio location.  This growing company has a low turnover and opportunities for advancement.    This position will be responsible for all quality management and risk programs, regulatory compliance, and privacy issues, as well as oversee its compliance programs and accreditation standards.  It requires at least 7 years experience in risk management or quality management; a J.D. is not required but is acceptable; and prior healthcare compliance experience is strongly preferred.  The compensation package is competitive and the position will report to the CCO.  Please reference position 3148.

Houston - AGC for Environmental 

Our client, a publicly-held company in the energy industry is seeking an attorney with at least 5 years’ experience  with environmental laws and regulations in air, water and/or waste.  The position will provide compliance counseling and advice to internal clients on administrative, civil, and criminal enforcement matters as well as remediation/Superfund issues.  Very competitive base pay with ample opportunities for advancement.  Qualified candidates will have prior experience in the Environmental Group of a large law firm and a solid academic record.  Please reference position 3138.

Dallas - Alternative Career for an Oil and Gas Lawyer   

If you have at least five years of transactional experience in any area related to energy law (oil and gas, upstream, midstream/pipeline, renewable energy, oilfield services, or corporate transactions) and are interested in using your legal experience  in a non-legal role, then we have an interesting and non-traditional opportunity for you.   Salary in the low $100s with benefits, with the opportunity to work remotely.  This position could also be based in Houston or Austin.   Please reference position 3147.

Please send your resume to and reference the position you’re inquiring about.  Or forward this to any person you know who might be interested.  

If you prefer old-fashioned talking to emailing, feel free to call any of our recruiters directly at the numbers listed on our website at


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Topics: attorney recruiting, houston attorney opening, dallas law jobs, texas, Compliance Position, Inhouse

In-House Legal Assistant – Austin

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Experienced legal secretary/ assistant is needed to support the legal department of a corporation.  We are looking for someone that is poised, polished and professional.  Prior legal experience is preferred.  In-house or corporate law experience is helpful. This position will provide administrative and clerical support to the In-House Attorneys and support the administrative needs of the Legal Group.

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Topics: Austin, Legal Assistant, 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 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