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Atlanta Positions

Tax Associate - Atlanta

Our Atlanta office is seeking a Tax Associate Attorney for its Tax Controversy Section in Atlanta, Georgia.  The ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years of Tax Associate experience in a law firm environment, excellent client relationships and interpersonal skills, and a strong academic background.  Candidates that are currently with an accounting firm will also be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in projects in the various areas of the Firm's Tax Controversy Section
  • Represent individual and company clients in tax and business matters, including the review and analysis of complex tax matters.
  • Interface with IRS agents, Appeals Officers, and government attorneys at IRS Counsel and DOJ Tax Division.
  • Build relationships with existing clients, including involvement in networking and business development activities

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of Tax Associate experience in a law firm environment
  • LL.M. in Tax required
  • Experience with tax controversy, disputes, litigation, audits, appeals (practical experience with tax disputes)
  • Experience with federal income and estate/gift tax issues
  • Strong academic and employment credentials
  • Member of the Georgia Bar a plus
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written form with strong attention to detail
  • Strong, proven writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently, as well as within a team environment involving extensive collaboration with other attorneys, paralegals, and office staff

If you fit the profile above and want to be considered, please contact Bonnie Lewis at Bonnie.Lewis@chamberlainlaw.com.

International Tax Associate - Atlanta

Our Atlanta office is also seeking an international tax associate.  The ideal candidate will possess the following credentials:

(1)   LL.M. in tax, or MTax, or MTx, or CPA

(2)   Three to five years of experience (law firm or accounting firm)

(3)   If in an accounting firm, the person should be a Tax Senior, or Tax Manager

(4)   Strong writing skills

(5)   Experience with international tax

(6)   Experience with federal income tax issues – this is not a state/local position

(7)   Bar membership in Georgia a plus but not a requirement.

Qualified candidates should forward their resumes to pamela.rue@chamberlainlaw.com

Tax Controversy Associates

Although there is no current tax controversy associate position open, we do tend to experience unplanned opportunities periodically throughout the year.   If you fit the profile below and want to be considered for a future tax controversy associate position, please contact Bonnie Lewis  at Bonnie.Lewis@chamberlainlaw.com.

(1)   LL.M. in tax

(2)   Two to five years of experience (preferably law firm as opposed to accounting firm)

(3)   Experience with tax controversy/disputes/litigation

(4)   Strong, proven writing skills

(5)   Experience with federal income tax issues -  We are not looking for state/local tax or estate/gift tax attorneys

(6)   Experience with or interest in international tax

(7)   Bar membership in Georgia would be a plus but not a requirement

Due to the nature of our tax practice, we do not accept applications from associates who have no tax dispute practical experience. 

Houston Position

Litigation Associate - Houston

Our Houston office is searching for a mid-level Litigation Associate in its Houston office.  The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of private law firm litigation experience, and possess a strong academic background with excellent writing and speaking skills, and have a desire for client contact, case development and responsibility with a long term desire to become a shareholder within the Firm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Self-directed case management from inception to resolution (under shareholder).
  • Prepare for, conduct and attend hearings, depositions, and draft pleadings, discovery and motions as well as mediations and trials/arbitrations.
  • Review documents with superior attention to detail.
  • Conduct legal research regarding complex procedural and substantive issues.
  • Interface with clients and opposing counsel in a professional manner.
  • Build relationships with existing clients, including involvement in networking and business development activities.
  • Bill a minimum of 2050 hours per year.
  • Work within a team and support peer associates and multiple shareholders within the Litigation Department.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of private firm litigation experience.
  • Strong academic and employment credentials.
  • Previous experience in the following: complex tort, commercial litigation and insurance coverage/bad faith litigation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively – both orally and in writing; Advanced research and writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently, as well as within a team orientation involving extensive collaboration with other attorneys, paralegals, and office staff.
  • Licensed in Texas and the S. District of Texas; additional admissions in other federal district courts are a benefit.  

To inquire about lateral opportunities, please send an e-mail to our Director of Events and Recruiting, Jennifer Tuohy, at Jennifer.Tuohy@chamberlainlaw.com.

Philadelphia and San Antonio Positions:

To inquire about lateral opportunities, please send an e-mail to our Director of Events and Recruiting, Jennifer Tuohy, at Jennifer.Tuohy@chamberlainlaw.com.