Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Texas Legal Recruiting remains strong in 2016 for In-house and Law Firm Jobs

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Last week, Texas Monthly summarized the results of a new report from Citi Private Bank's Law Firm Group, that showed that demand at Texas law firms dropped by 7.1 percent the first half of 2016. 

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Topics: law jobs, texas, job market, legal

Texas Lawyers win U.T. Law Alumni Awards

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Jun 07, 2016

The U.T. Law Alumni Association and its Dean are honoring six Texas lawyers with various alumni awards.

Momentum Search Partners focuses on recruiting and  legal placements in Texas and a sizeable percentage of our candidates and client contacts are U.T. Law alums.

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Topics: law jobs, texas, legal recruiters, University of Texas

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 General Counsel Position in Dallas for In-House Attorney

Posted by Momentum Legal on Wed, Apr 27, 2016

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:

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Topics: Attorney, law jobs, Dallas, Leadership, Management

HOW TEXAS LAW FIRMS CAN RETAIN LEGAL STAFF AND ATTORNEYS

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Apr 19, 2016

We were recently asked to make a presentation to managing partners of small law firms in Texas on best hiring practices.  In preparation for this seminar talk, we were reminded of the importance of RETAINING existing talent.


Hiring is just the start of building a team, once someone is found and trained, the law firm or legal department needs to know how to KEEP them!  
The costs of turnover are mostly hidden, but affect the bottom line of small law firms significantly.  

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Topics: law jobs, job success, Labor/Employment, law firms, lawyers, paralegal jobs, legal salary, job market, legal, legal jobs

INTERVIEW QUESTIONS ATTORNEYS SEEKING JOBS SHOULD PREPARE TO ANSWER

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, Mar 31, 2016

Interview preparation is critical to any attorney or paralegal who is seeking a new position.

In addition to reviewing the employer’s website and any recent press releases about the company, lawyers should be prepared for a wide range of subjective questions that are geared towards learning about your personal style, your experience, and whether you would be a cultural fit on the legal team for which you’re interviewing.

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Topics: law jobs, attorney recruiting, job interview tips, candidate interviews, law firms, legal recruiters, corporate interview process, paralegal jobs, legal jobs

LAW JOBS IN DALLAS!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Feb 09, 2016

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.

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Topics: law jobs, dallas legal jobs, dallas law jobs, Jobs - Dallas, law firms, lawyers, Dallas, Corporate, legal

Texas Legal Recruiting firm MOMENTUM SEARCH PARTNERS launches a new website!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Dec 10, 2015

As we approach our fifth year together, we decided our website was due for a facelift. Please see www.momentumlegal.com for our new and improved version.  

Candidates can find helpful resources for candidates in the "For Candidates" tab, including interviewing tips, sample resumes, and a salary calculator.  And potential clients can find testimonials from past clients who have found our services valuable and efficient.  

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Topics: law jobs, texas, legal

Dallas and Austin Attorney Hiring Still Strong - New Legal Jobs

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Nov 24, 2015

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:

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Topics: Jobs - Austin, Austin, Attorney, Family Law, law jobs, dallas legal jobs, Litigation, austin legal job, austin attorney opening, dallas law jobs, Jobs - Dallas, law firms, Dallas, tax law

Attorney Jobs Available in Austin and Dallas!

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Nov 11, 2015

Momentum has New Attorney Jobs in Austin and Dallas!

See below for details regarding our new in-house lawyer opening in Austin, and our new law firm associate openings in both Austin and Dallas. Please contact us at INFO@MOMENTUMLEGAL.COM, referencing the position number indicated, if you or anyone you know might be interested.

 

IN-HOUSE POSITION IN AUSTIN 

Our client, an international company based in Austin, is seeking a securities attorney with 3+ years of experience to help with a wide range of compliance issues and contracts.  Qualified candidates will have a large law firm background and experience with corporate or securities experience.  Great company with predictable hours, top compensation, and  ample opportunities for growth.  Please reference position 733716.

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Topics: Jobs - Austin, Austin, law jobs, dallas legal jobs, Litigation, austin legal job, austin attorney opening, dallas law jobs, Jobs - Dallas, texas, Dallas, Insurance, legal