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Lateral Employment Law Associate

Job Code: 54403755
Location: Houston, Texas
Date Posted: 6/29/2017
Position: Attorney
Practice Area: Labor & Employment
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Parker + Lynch Legal is assisting a top, national firm find an Employment Law Associate for its Houston, TX office.  This is an excellent opportunity that provides associates with the opportunity to learn from and receive development and mentorship from some of the most highly-accomplished and well-respected employment attorneys in the country.  
The attorneys in the firm's L&E group advise clients regarding all phases of the employment relationship, employment litigation, and transactional matters.  The attorneys regularly provide counsel with respect to employee non-competition and non-solicitation matters and the defense and pursuit of non-competition and unfair competition-related claims.  They also litigate a range of complex matters in venues across the country, including disputes relating to employment contracts, class actions and wage-related claims.  With respect to transactional matters, the attorneys manage the labor and employment aspects of hundreds of acquisitions, divestitures, and other transactions, and regularly negotiate and draft executive employment agreements, severance agreements, and other employment-related contracts.
Having promoted multiple attorneys in Houston to partnership in 2016, there is a realistic opportunity to become a partner at this firm.  Profits per partner are in the multi-million-dollar range, and Associate compensation is at competitive, national BigLaw levels.  This is outstanding in light of the great cost of cost of living in Houston and no state income tax.   
• JD degree with superior academic credentials
• Minimum two to three years of complex commercial litigation experience
• Large firm experience preferred
• Admitted and in good standing with any State Bar
This is a phenomenal career opportunity for someone interested in joining a leading practice within one of the world's premier global law firms.
Please submit your resume via the link below.  We would love to hear from you and speak with you about your experience and this opportunity in detail.  Thank you.

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