Austin Expansion of AmLaw 200 Firm

Our client is a dynamic, national AmLaw 200 law firm with top-ranked practices, reasonable rates competitive with the Texas market, and an affable culture.  The firm has retained HR Legal Search to grow its Austin office with lateral partners, whether individuals or groups.

Our particular focus for this search includes water, public finance, public policy, environmental, and real estate/land use. This law firm opportunity offers lateral partners:

  • Recognition as a Vault 2017 Best Midsize Firm to Work For and Best Midsize Firm for Diversity;
  • Inclusion in the National Law Journal‘s “Midsize Hot List” for many years in a row;
  • Top-ranked practices in a variety of areas as rated by Chambers and Partners;
  • A small firm feel with big firm support and resources;
  • A casual, fully integrated Austin office with representation on the Executive Committee;
  • A fair and open compensation system and an elected executive committee; and
  • Support from robust business development and professional development teams strongly invested in by the firm.

Questions or referrals? Please contact:

Kathy – (512) 263-1035 or Joelle – (512) 600-4394.

 

 

Partners for Austin Expansion of AmLaw 100 Firm

Our client is a dynamic national AmLaw 100 law firm with top-ranked practices and strong financials. The firm has retained HR Legal Search to grow its Austin office with lateral partners, whether individuals or groups. Our particular focus for this search includes environmental, energy, finance, private equity, white collar, and other transactional and litigation practitioners with self-sustaining books and a desire to grow in a supportive firm setting.

This law firm opportunity offers lateral partners:

  • High-quality full service platform, including award-winning practices in financial services, real estate, environmental, workplace safety, bankruptcy, cybersecurity and privacy, M&A, private equity, white collar criminal defense, commercial litigation, and more;
  • Over a dozen offices coast-to-coast and internationally;
  • Productive and profitable structure with steady growth in equity partners, profits per partner, and revenue per lawyer;
  • No long-term debt;
  • No “satellite office” culture;
  • Partner compensation system that rewards total contribution, including performance, production, cross-selling, and intangibles; and
  • Low-bureaucracy and streamlined systems, recognized for fairness and equality.

Partners to Open Expanding AmLaw 200 Austin Office

Our client is a national, full-service, AmLaw 200 law firm with a long-standing and established reputation. HR Legal Search has been retained to recruit partners to help the firm expand into Austin as a key element of its overall growth strategy. The firm is open to discussing lateral moves with partners, groups, or small firms with vibrant practices. Intellectual Property (both litigation and patent prosecution) is a core focus of this search.

The firm’s Austin expansion offers lateral candidates an in-place infrastructure and opportunities that include an existing presence, existing firm client base, and access to high-level firm-wide cross selling.

Firm highlights include the following:

• The firm was founded over 150 years ago and is known for its close-knit culture of collaboration and innovation.

• Firm billing rates are reasonable, in-line with the Austin market, and more competitive than most large firm rates.

Associate for Immigration Team

HR Legal Search has been engaged on a dedicated basis by an AmLaw 100 client to search for a new addition to its immigration team in Austin.  We are seeking an attorney with 1 to 5 years of practice experience and an interest in corporate immigration law.

Ideal candidates will have large law firm experience, an excellent academic background, and strong writing skills. No immigration experience is required and training is available. An administrative or regulatory law background is a plus.

Our client is an entrepreneurial and friendly international AmLaw 100 law firm. The position offers sophisticated work representing international companies, high net worth individuals, and foreign start-ups.  Compensation is top of market. The office is mid-sized and well-located with wonderful management and integration into the broad platform of the firm.

Please contact us today if you’d like to hear more or if you have referrals of people who could be a fit.  Don’t miss out on this rare window into the tight Austin legal market.

 

 

 

Questions or referrals? Please contact:

Kathy – (512) 263-1035 or Joelle – (512) 600-4394.

Litigation Associate

HR Legal Search has been engaged on a dedicated basis by an AmLaw 100 client to search for a new addition to its litigation team in Austin.  We are seeking an attorney with 4 to 7 years of litigation experience.

Our client is an entrepreneurial and friendly international AmLaw100 law firm. Ideal candidates will have large law firm and commercial litigation experience, an excellent academic background, and strong writing skills. Federal clerkship experience is ideal but not required.  The position offers sophisticated work and top of market compensation. The office is mid-sized and well-located with wonderful management and integration into the broad platform of the firm.

Please contact us today if you’d like to hear more or if you have referrals of people who could be a fit.  Don’t miss out on this rare window into the tight Austin legal market. A first quarter on-boarding is contemplated so this is the time to get a head-start on the field.

Questions or referrals? Please contact:

Kathy – (512) 263-1035 or Joelle – (512) 600-4394.

Real Estate Associate

HR Legal Search has been engaged on an exclusive basis by a top-notch, well-respected real estate boutique law firm in Austin to search for a new addition to its busy real estate transactional group.

We are seeking an attorney with 3 to 4 years of experience in real estate acquisition and dispositions, development, land use, finance, and/or related transactions.

Ideal candidates will have a strong law firm background, good law school grades, and an ability to multi-task in support of several partners.

Compensation is strong with a realistic timeline to a lucrative partnership.  The firm has a history of promoting its associates on a short track and the firm culture includes a real commitment to work/life balance.

All applications must be directed to HR Legal Search.  For more information about this opportunity or if you have referrals of people who could be a fit, please contact us today!

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In-House Corporate Counsel

 HR Legal Search has been engaged on an exclusive basis by a technology company to search for a new addition to its in-house counsel team in Austin.  We are seeking an attorney with 4 to 5 years of transactional experience and a high level of interest in technology.  This is a rare opportunity to join a small, international legal team at a company that is a global leader in its industry.

The work that this attorney will be doing includes, but is not limited to: tech transactions, commercial contracts, and advising sales and finance managers. Strong experience with contracts related to cloud and software licensing, software as a service, and complex commercial contracts is required.

Ideal candidates will have some in-house experience and be practical and business-minded with an ability to present a client or company with real-world, pragmatic advice.  This business unit within the company seeks an independent self-starter, a confidence-inspiring practitioner, and a communicative teammate.

Law firm experience, strong academic records, trustworthiness, and agility are ideal qualifications.  Compensation is competitive with the market for in-house positions.  Occasional travel is possible.

For more information about this opportunity or if you have referrals of people who could be a fit, please contact us today!

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In-House Corporate Counsel

HR Legal Search has been engaged on an exclusive basis by a technology company to search for a new addition to its in-house counsel team in Austin.  We are seeking an attorney with 2 to 3 years of transactional experience and a high level of interest in technology.  This is a rare opportunity to join a small, international legal team at a company that is a global leader in its industry.

The work that this attorney will be doing includes, but is not limited to: tech transactions, commercial contracts, corporate governance, litigation management, and international negotiations. Experience with contracts related to software licensing, software as a service, marketing, and professional services is helpful.

This company is based abroad and ideal candidates would have a history of traveling internationally.  Another attribute of a successful candidate would be someone practical and business-minded with an ability to present a client or company with real-world, pragmatic advice.  An ideal fit would be a fast learner, low ego, open to change and outgoing, assertive but likeable, and confident.

Law firm experience, strong academic records, excellent schools, cultural competency and a friendly demeanor are ideal.  Compensation is competitive with the market for in-house positions.  Travel, including international trips, would be around 10-15% of the job.

For more information about this opportunity or if you have referrals of people who could be a fit, please contact us today!

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IP Litigation Associate

HR Legal Search, specializing in Texas Legal Recruiting, is currently seeking an intellectual property litigation associate for an AmLaw 100 law firm.

This candidate must have at least 2 to 3 years  of experience in intellectual property litigation, including patent and trade secrets litigation.

Additional requirements include:  Top law school, excellent academic record, background in electrical engineering or computer science.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact us today!

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Patent Litigation Associate

HR Legal Search, specializing in Texas Legal Recruiting, is currently seeking a patent litigation associate for an AmLaw 100 law firm.

This candidate must have at least 2 to 3 years  of experience.

Additional requirements include:  Top law school, excellent academic record.  Technical background in engineering, physics or computer science background preferred.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact us today!

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Labor & Employment Associate

HR Legal Search, specializing in Texas Legal Recruiting, is currently seeking a mid-level labor and employment associate for an AmLaw 100 law firm.

This candidate must have at least 2 to 5 years  of experience in labor and employment litigation practice.

Additional requirements include:  Top law school, excellent academic record, wage & hour experience preferred.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact us today!

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Attorney / State and Local Tax

HR Legal Search, specializing in Texas Legal Recruiting, is currently seeking an attorney for an AmLaw 200 law firm.

This candidate must have experience in State and Local Tax with an emphasis on real property tax valuation dispute matters.  This position is partnership track.  Office location is open.

Additional requirements include:  Top law school, and excellent academic record are required.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact us today!

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Commercial Litigation Associate

HR Legal Search, specializing in Texas Legal Recruiting, is currently seeking a mid-level commercial litigation associate for an AmLaw 200 law firm.

This candidate must have at least 4 to 6 years  of experience in a all phases of complex commercial litigation to include; conducting factual investigations, legal research and discovery, preparing pleadings, preparing for or taking depositions, participating in mediation or alternate dispute resolution, and communication with opposing counsel clients.

Additional requirements include:  Top law school, excellent academic record, Texas bar license.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact us today!

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Real Estate Attorney

HR Legal Search, specializing in Texas Legal Recruiting, is currently seeking a senior real estate attorney for an AmLaw 200 law firm.

This candidate must have at least 5 to 10 years  of experience in a real estate practice in acquisitions, dispositions, development, and leasing experience.

Additional requirements include:  Top law school, and excellent academic record are required.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact us today!

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Intellectual Property Partners / Sr. Associates

We are currently seeking Partners or Sr. Associates with IP practices with portable business to join an AmLaw 100 firm.  Candidates must have at least 5+ years experience in intellectual property and technology related transactions and be licensed to practice in Texas.  For more  information, please contact us today!

 

Patent Associate

We have been retained by a well-regarded IP boutique in Austin to seek a patent associate to join its team. Candidates should have at least one year of practice experience in patent preparation and prosecution, a USPTO license, and a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, Mechanical Engineering or related fields. Ideally, candidates will have done at least 15-20 patent applications, and have strong and demonstrated software knowledge, excellent writing skills, and a personality that is adaptable, open to constructive feedback, and energized.

This firm is local with sophisticated clients all over the country, and the position is to work with a partner who provides hands on training and mentoring for his team in patent preparation and prosecution, as well as office actions. We have known this partner for many years and he prides himself on his long-term relationships with his team members, whether they are within the firm or have transitioned to client-side/in-house positions. The firm offers competitive compensation and benefits, a casual setting, and reasonable hours.

Austin has been growing with transplants from all over the country, so the firm is open to people relocating to this thriving city. In recent years, Austin has topped polls taken by leading publications naming it the Best City to Live In, Best City for Live Music, a Most Secure Place to Live, a Best School System Quality, Top City for Tech Business, Fastest Growing, and one of America’s Best Bike Cities. People are drawn here for many reasons, including the natural beauty of its hills, urban parks, swimming holes, and hiking trails, the warm weather, the good food and music, and the state’s lack of income tax. You can have not only a satisfying law practice with an office in a beautiful part of the city, but also a vibrant life outside of work.

Our client is on a fast timeline, so contact us today to explore this opportunity.