Senior Litigation Associate

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 09/22/23 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 129155 Pay Range: $150,000-200,000 / year

Job Description

Boutique litigation firm located in downtown Houston is seeking a Senior Litigation Associate. The firm handles litigation matters in state and federal court for a variety of clients in energy, health care, real estate, and other fields. Some insurance defense, although primarily handle both commercial plaintiff and defense matters. 

This is a GREAT boutique litigation firm. They broke off from a global firm and have a collaborative, authentic and family-oriented environment.

Schedule - 100% in office to start with hybrid flexibility down the road

Billable Hour Requirement - 1800 +

Details from client:
  • Seeking a 6+ year attorney
  • Firm does 70% defense work and 30% plaintiff.
  • Practice areas: complex commercial litigation, some insurance defense, oil and gas matters, and a variety of other disputes involving large corporations and small businesses.
  • They have a very collaborative and team-oriented environment. Thy do not assign clients to one attorney.
  • Ultimately, a decision will be based on the candidate’s skill set, ability to multi-task across a diverse array of litigation cases, and their ability to apply a collaborative approach to firm matters.
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent research and writing skills, an ability to analyze facts and apply them to the law, and be able to identify key documents within large document productions
  • Will also assist in drafting discovery, pleadings, including dispositive motions, preparing witnesses for deposition and/or trial.
  • Our attorneys and staff enjoy what they do and want those working with us to be equally excited about discovery of a new fact or key document, an important development, or significant win.

  • Firm offers year-end discretionary bonuses
  • Parking and cell phone allowance provided
  • Firm provides health, vision, dental insurance for employee (other eligible persons at employee’s cost)
  • 401k plan including employer contribution upon eligibility and discretionary
  • Year-end profit-sharing contribution to plan

Meet The Recruiter

Isabel Swanson
Senior Legal Recruiter

I began my career as a litigation paralegal and attended law school for one year. I realized that was not the career path I wanted to take, so I started working as a legal recruiter and have been loving it for the last twenty years!

I love working at Burnett Specialists and truly enjoy the relationships I have formed with my candidates, clients, and co-workers.

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