Defense Litigation Associate

Great company with great training and mentorship program looking to hire a Sr. Litigation Associate!

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A bit about us:

Our client is a law firm that was recently voted as one of the top firms to work for in the US! They pride themselves on work/life balance with a focus on retention through career growth, training, and mentorship!

Why join us?

  • Work/life balance
  • Mentorship program
  • Opportunity for growth

Job Details

Why consider us?

We are a fast-growing national law firm devoted exclusively to helping clients solve problems involving the nation’s most complex and high-profile cases, primarily but not limited to the energy sector and transportation.

We are proud to be recognized for both the quality of our work and the opportunities for our associates to learn and grow. Our associates are uniquely positioned to have a significant impact for clients from day one while also gaining valuable experience and training. We believe that as an associate, you should have a path toward partnership, and our collective mentoring approach has resulted in a number of internally promoted partners.

You will excel in this role by:

Having 5 or more years of relevant litigation experience in the energy and/or transportation sector
3 or years of experience in representing defendants
Experience taking expert depositions, writing motions, arguing motions and drafting complex case evaluations
Demonstrating exceptional writing, analytical, and advocacy skills and ability to successfully interact with clients and colleagues.
Adapting quickly in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment to successfully multi-task and manage deadlines to proactively complete transactions.
Having a high comfort level in working both independently as well as in a team environment.
Taking initiative by being action-oriented, immediately responsible for your client, delegating intelligently, and seeking opportunities for personal improvement.
Showing academic excellence and leadership, having achieved a law degree from an accredited law school.
Being admitted to practice in Texas.
You will stand out from other candidates if you demonstrate some or all of the following:

Have excellent legal research and writing skills.
Have first or second chair trial experience.
Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and attentively listen, actively engage, and effectively communicate complex matters.
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Houston, TX
Job Type
$110,000 - $140,000