Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

In-House Law Job in Dallas for Transactional Lawyer

Posted by Momentum Legal on Fri, Feb 03, 2017

Momentum has been retained on an exclusive basis to help a client hire an attorney with at least five years' (but preferably more) experience handling M&A transactions and joint ventures in the healthcare industry.

 

This in-house position is with a growing company in Dallas that is a leader in its field, has sophisticated work, and a competitive compensation package.

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Topics: dallas law jobs, Transactional, legal jobs

We're Recruiting Attorneys for In-house Legal and Compliance Jobs in Dallas, Austin and Nashville!

Posted by Momentum Legal on Wed, Nov 23, 2016

We have two exclusive, in-house openings in Dallas and Nashville for an M&A lawyer and healthcare lawyer, respectively. 

Both positions involve sophisticated and challenging work, with autonomy and flexibility, as well as predictable hours and competitive compensation. 

We are also helping an Austin company on an exclusive basis hire a new, senior level Compliance Officer with AML and BSA experience.

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Topics: dallas law jobs, texas, legal jobs, nashville law jobs, austin law jobs

Another take on the “Pay Gap” between Women and Men Partners in Large Law Firms

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Oct 18, 2016

The recent salary survey conducted by Major, Lindsey & Africa and  ALM Legal Intelligence of compensation paid to 2100 large law firm partners has been summarized by publications such as the New York Times and The American Lawyer.  

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Topics: law firms, attorney salaries, legal jobs, pay gap

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

Momentum is Recruiting Litigation Attorneys for Austin Jobs

Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Aug 04, 2016

The demand from Texas law firms continues to be very strong for litigation associates and paralegals in Austin. 

We are currently working with several different law firms to help them find permanent associates of varying levels and varying litigation experience. 

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Topics: Jobs - Austin, texas, lawyers, paralegal jobs, legal jobs

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

The Pay Gap in Texas Legal Jobs

Posted by Momentum Legal on Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Income Inequality in the Legal Community

Income equality in the United States is a hot topic in political campaigns and in the news, and shows no signs of abating. We have noticed a similar trend among the compensation for lawyers.

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Topics: hiring, texas, Career, Success, legal jobs

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

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