Associate Attorney - Commercial Litigation

You are a successful litigator, possibly in big law looking for a change of pace in a growth-minded entrepreneurial practice! Take ownership of your career and grow! Open to candidates from East and West Coasts, anywhere in Texas or the Midwest!

  • Austin, TX +1
  • $240,265 - $300,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Felix Frydberg
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A bit about us:

  • Our client tries complex commercial cases in state and federal courts and arbitration tribunals across the country.

  • They have an established track record of winning at trials for plaintiffs and defendants in cases where millions of dollars are at stake, and where businesses are on the line.

  • Your colleagues will be honors graduates from some of the best law schools in the country, including the University of Texas, Columbia, Northwestern, and Emory, and have clerked for federal judges at the trial and appellate level.

  • You will have practiced with the best law firms in the country and bring that level of legal service to our clients, with the focus, efficiency, and creativity of a boutique firm.

Why join us?

  • This firm is known to hire outstanding young attorneys—the best of the best—and then entrusts them with substantial responsibilities from the early stages of a case through trial. The partners pride themselves on being a place to support up and coming young attorneys!

  • Their attorneys work directly with clients and play a central role in analyzing our cases and developing strategies for trial. Associates at our firm regularly take and defend depositions, argue motions in court, and are assigned speaking roles at trial, and we hire new lawyers with the expectation that they will develop into partners.

  • Your compensation package is commensurate with our practice of only hiring the best attorneys with sound judgment and top-tier credentials.

Job Details

Job Details:

We are seeking an ambitious and talented Sr. Associate for a Permanent position on a Partner Track. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative legal team working on high-profile cases. If you are a driven individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, this might be the perfect opportunity for you. The successful candidate will be a key player in our firm, conducting legal research, handling litigation and commercial litigation, taking and defending depositions, and participating in courtroom trials.


The ideal candidate for the Associate Attorney - Commercial Litigation

1. Conduct thorough and detailed legal research to support case preparation and strategy development.
2. Manage cases from initial review and investigation through trial, ensuring effective and efficient progression.
3. Handle a variety of commercial litigation matters, including drafting pleadings, discovery, and pre-trial motions.
4. Take and defend depositions, demonstrating a keen ability to extract and provide key information.
5. Represent clients in courtroom trials, presenting arguments and evidence with clarity, confidence, and professionalism.
6. Collaborate with team members, sharing knowledge and insights, and contributing to a supportive and inclusive team culture.
7. Display a growth mindset, seeking regular feedback and pursuing ongoing professional development opportunities.
8. You will be able to take ownership in trials and not be required to hand the case over to a senior partner!


The ideal candidate for the Associate Attorney - Commercial Litigation

1. A Juris Doctor degree from a Top 20 accredited law school.
2. Admission to the state bar.
3. A minimum of 1-3 years of experience in the legal field, with a focus on litigation and commercial litigation.
4. Proven experience taking and defending depositions.
5. Experience in courtroom trials.
6. Strong legal research skills, with a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of legal principles and procedures.
7. Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex legal concepts clearly and persuasively.
8. Strong interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
9. A resilient and confident approach, with the humility to accept feedback and the drive to continuously improve.
10. An entrepreneurial spirit, with a willingness to take on new challenges and a passion for disrupting the status quo in the pursuit of excellence.
11. Average billable hours range from 1800-2000 hours
12. Top 20 law school with top grades (transcript needed)
13. Law Review and Federal Clerkship preferred
14. This role is in-office

This position offers a clear path to growth and eventual partnership for the right candidate. If you are a self-confident, team player who is open to feedback and possesses a growth mindset, we would love to hear from you.
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Houston, TX
Austin, TX
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$240,265 - $300,000