Senior Litigation Associate

Houston, TX 77010

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 130975 Pay Range: $150,000-185,000 / year

Job Description

Texas litigation firm has a need for a Senior Associate with 10-15 years of experience to manage on a trucking and transportation docket.  Must have defense experience.



THIS ROLE CAN SIT IN ANY OF THEIR OFFICES IN TEXAS - HOUSTON, SAN ANTONIO, DALLAS OR AUSTIN


 

Salary - up to $185k

Hybrid Schedule

Billable Hour Requirement - 160 per month

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY JOB DESCRIPTION 

Texas litigation firm is seeking an attorney with 10-15 years trucking and transportation litigation experience, preferably in a high volume, dynamic, insurance defense/commercial litigation practice. 

The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills. 

Responsibilities will include management of an active case load throughout South Texas and the state. 

The attorney will manage reporting to the client and insured, coordination with experts when appropriate, drafting and responding to discovery, preparing insured and other parties for depositions, taking depositions, preparation for and appearance at hearings, drafting of motions and preparation and attendance at trial. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

Maintain client satisfaction including prompt communication before, during and after cases.  

Conduct discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, administrative proceedings and similar proceedings as required. 

Research the law applicable to cases or matters; draft legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. 

Remain current with developments in the law. 

If requested, conduct settlement negotiations. 

Effectively communicate and persuade using written and verbal skills. 

Bill 175 hours per month. 

Meet all deadlines in a timely manner providing completed work product to the supervising attorney sufficiently in advance of any deadline for constructive discussion of options.  

 

EXPERIENCE 

Litigation experience: 10+ years

Transportation  

            Premise  

Computer and software proficiency required. 

 

LICENSE 

Active member of the Texas State Bar (Required) 

Excellent growth opportunity for the right candidate. 

Additional Compensation: 

Bonuses 

Benefits: 

Health insurance 

Dental insurance 

Vision insurance 

Short Term Disability 

Long Term Disability 

Life Insurance 

Retirement plan 

Paid time off 

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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