YSR Search recently placed a lawyer with a book of around $1.3 million in a New Orleans firm.
He increased his salary and was assigned a new associate. Needless to say, the firm is thrilled
and he is one happy lawyer. Yes, a HAPPY lawyer. They do exist.
Please review the listings below and contact us for help in finding your new firm, partner, or associate.
Practicing law in Louisiana is both challenging and rewarding. The state ranks very high in lawyers per capita, with concentrations in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The average attorney in the state earns a salary of $90,500 annually.
A very prestigious firm from New Orleans with a Baton Rouge office is seeking to hire a young associate, 2-5 years, to handle transactions. The lawyer should have some experience with contracts, but it is not necessary. Grades are important to this firm, thus only law review or top 15 percent candidates will be reviewed.
Another Baton Rouge firm is thriving right now. The firm has offices in New Orleans and Mississippi. They would like to hire a young 3-5 year associate to handle general, insurance defense litigation cases. Someone who likes general casualty and auto would be the best fit.
A local Baton Rouge firm would like to hire an associate to assist the construction litigation team. The work might also include commercial matters. It’s a local firm only with an excellent bonus structure. This is a hard working firm but at least the lawyers who put in the time get paid well.
A mid-sized Metairie law firm is seeking a 4-8 year lawyer to help with the maritime cases. The firm has a mixed practice that includes general casualty, maritime litigation, construction and insurance defense litigation. The lawyers work hard but they all have lives. The work/life balance is good and everyone gets along well. Maritime experience is not essential but it is preferred. Qualified candidates will at least have experience handling litigation in Federal Court.
A thriving law firm in Metairie needs an attorney. It’s a hard working firm with good pay. The work would include malpractice, construction, personal injury defense and some commercial work. The main partner started the firm on his own and it has been a success since day one.
An investment company is looking to hire in-house counsel. Preferable 3-5 years. The job is in New Orleans, however, the lawyer can be licensed in any state. The pay is excellent and includes all benefits. This position will have a variety of responsibilities, including fund formation; capital raises consisting of debt, tax credit equity and/or sponsor equity; support for their legislative team in advocacy efforts surrounding tax credit legislation; and assisting with regulatory oversight and the company’s compliance program.
Two firms would like to hire part time lawyers. One to do toxic tort litigation and the other for construction.
A firm is looking to open a New Orleans office with one or a group of lawyers. The firm does not have a presence in New Orleans and would like to start an office there. The firm would also like to look at a lawyer or a group of attorneys to open up an office in Baton Rouge or Lafayette as well.
One of the most prestigious firms in the city wants to hire a lawyer with experience in maritime litigation. They are looking for an associate with some pedigree and with about 5 years of experience handling maritime litigation. Law school grades are still rather important to this firm, even at 5 years so the pool is smaller. Of course the more years of experience and the larger the book of business, the less the grades matter.
Texas attorneys numbered around 107,000 in late 2020, with 63% in Private Practice, 12% in Corporate, and 10% in Government. The state average yearly salary is $127,550, and the two highest-paying metropolitan areas are the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land area and the Dallas-Plano-Irving area.
Two firms with offices all over the country have a presence in Gulfport and need help. This would be for general defense litigation.
A prominent New Orleans law firm is looking to hire a 2-5 year associate to work in their Mobile office. The practice would be general commercial litigation. The firm requests that all applicants be in the top 25 percent of the law school class.
A national firm with an office in Mobile wants to hire an associate, roughly 3-6 years of experience, to handle labor law cases. The ideal candidate would have at least one or two years of labor and employment experience. The firm would hire an associate but they expect the lawyer to have some training in that area of practice.
A multi city, national firm wants to hire a lawyer to handle insurance coverage litigation. This particular job would involve more writing and in-office work than being in court every day. There would be some court appearances and medications but the firm prides itself on resolving cases for clients before the litigation gets involved.
A large national firm has a need to hire a 5-10 year associate with excellent pedigree (Top grades, top schools, etc) with either experience in white collar crime or in complex, commercial litigation.
A New Orleans based firm with a Tampa office wants to hire a lawyer to handle general insurance defense litigation files. The lawyers are a lot of fun, driven and very astute at marketing and brining in more business. It’s impressive how this office has grown.
Three law firms in Tampa are currently looking to hire 3-7 year associates to handle general insurance defense cases. One firm really needs to hire a lawyer to do coverage work and potentially maritime defense work. The other two need first party casualty lawyers. Tampa is booming and so are accidents. All firms have excellent reputations.