Prestigious firm has an immediate opening in Houston office for a Public Law Associate with two to fthe firm years of experience. The ideal candidate will have experience working with governmental entities and with the Public Information Act, the Open Meetings Act, and all phases of public law litigation (such as condemnation and Civil Rights Litigation) including, but not limited to, experience conducting investigations and discovery, preparing pleadings, taking depositions, participating in mediation, and communication with clients. Experience in both state and federal court is preferred. The candidate will work primarily with attorneys in the Texas public law practice. The candidate must have an excellent academic record, superb writing skills, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work the firm with a team, superior judgment, the ability to effectively handle multiple projects, and the ability to articulate legal strategies and courses of action. Federal judicial clerkship experience is preferred. Candidates must have a Texas bar license or commit to obtaining one as soon as possible.
This firm is a growing Am Law 200 law firm with 165 attorneys in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. A large percentage of the firm Washington, D.C. based partners have joined from other national law firms because of the firm culture, growth, and profitability. The firm welcomes hearing from individuals or groups of partners from other top firms who are interested in discussing a lateral move to our Washington, D.C. office. Areas of particular interest include Healthcare, Privacy, Affordable Housing, Corporate and Securities, Government Investigations, and FDA. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.