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Lateral Opportunities

Atlanta Positions

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Tax Attorney - Atlanta 

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is searching for an Associate Attorney for its Tax Controversy Section in Atlanta, Georgia.  The ideal candidate will have 4 to 6 years of tax controversy 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.

Qualifications:

  • 4 to 6 years of tax controversy experience in a law firm environment
  • LL.M. in Tax strongly preferred, but not 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

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

Qualified candidates should forward their resumes to Bonnie Lewis at Bonnie.Lewis@chamberlainlaw.com.

Houston Positions

Litigation Associate - Houston

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is searching for a mid-level Insurance Coverage and Commercial Litigation Associate for 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 supervision).
  • 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: insurance coverage/bad faith litigation. Specifically, the ideal candidate will have conducted coverage analysis under standard ISO property and general liability forms and have handled first party property claims, including issues related to ch. 541 and 542 under the Texas Insurance Code. Additionally, experience for third party tenders in the context of duty to defend analysis would be helpful.
  • 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.
  • Some prior deposition experience and working with experts.
  • 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 Jennifer Tuohy, Events and Recruiting Coordinator, at Jennifer.Tuohy@chamberlainlaw.com.

Philadelphia and San Antonio Positions:

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