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Atlanta Positions

Tax Controversy Associate – Atlanta

Our Atlanta office is seeking a Tax Controversy Attorney to join a growing Tax Controversy team.  The ideal candidate will possess the following credentials:

  • Minimum of two years of tax controversy experience (with a law firm, accounting firm, IRS, or Department of Justice)
  • Master in tax, CPA, Masters in Taxation is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience with federal tax issues (not state/local tax or estate/gift tax)
  • Bar membership in at least one state; Georgia would be a plus but not a requirement
  • Availability to start in the first quarter of 2020

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

If you fit the profile below and want to be considered, please send your resume to Bonnie Lewis at Bonnie.Lewis@chamberlainlaw.com.

Real Estate Associate - Atlanta

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is searching for a mid-level Real Estate Associate Attorney to join our expanding Real Estate practice in Atlanta, Georgia.  The ideal candidate will have 5 to 7 years of commercial real estate litigation experience in a law firm environment, with excellent client relationships and interpersonal skills. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle real estate related litigation matters
  • Draft commercial leases and other related documents as requested
  • Review documents with excellent attention to detail
  • Interface with clients in a professional manner
  • Bill a minimum of 1850 hours per year

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of commercial real estate experience in a law firm environment
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Experience with commercial real estate litigation work
  • Experience with or interest in commercial transactional real estate work, including drafting commercial leases
  • Top academic credentials
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a team approach
  • Must be admitted to practice in Georgia

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

Trust & Estate/Tax Planning Mid-Level Associate - Atlanta

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is searching for a mid-level Associate Attorney to join our Trusts & Estates practice in Atlanta, Georgia.  The ideal candidate will have 5 to 8 years of experience with excellent client relationships and interpersonal skills. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of Trusts & Estate Planning experience in a law firm environment
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Experience with complex drafting of wills and trusts including GRATs, Installment Sales to Grantor Trusts with formula valuation, CLAT/CRUT, and similar documents
  • Significant family business succession planning experience
  • Significant high net worth tax return preparation and review
  • Familiarity with the income taxation of individuals, trusts, estates, corporations, and partnerships
  • Top academic credentials
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a team approach
  • Must be admitted to practice in Georgia
  • Bill a minimum of 1850 hours per year

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

Trust & Estate/Tax Planning Junior-Level Associate - Atlanta

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is searching for a junior-level Associate Attorney to join our Trusts & Estates practice in Atlanta, Georgia.  The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 years of experience with excellent client relationships and interpersonal skills. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of Trusts & Estate Planning experience in a law firm environment
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Experience with complex drafting of wills and trusts including GRATs, Installment Sales to Grantor Trusts with formula valuation, CLAT/CRUT, and similar documents
  • Significant family business succession planning experience
  • Significant high net worth tax return preparation and review
  • Familiarity with the income taxation of individuals, trusts, estates, corporations, and partnerships
  • Top academic credentials
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a team approach
  • Must be admitted to practice in Georgia
  • Bill a minimum of 1850 hours per year

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

Labor & Employment Associate - Atlanta

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is searching for a mid-level Employment Litigation Associate Attorney to join our expanding Labor & Employment practice.  The position can be based out of Atlanta or Houston.  The ideal candidate will have at least three years of employment defense litigation experience in a law firm environment, with excellent client relationships and interpersonal skills. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to manage cases from start to finish (with supervision of partner), including anticipating next steps and using good judgment and decision-making
  • Prepare complex briefs in support of motions
  • 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
  • Bill a minimum of 40 hours per week and 2000 hours per year

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of employment litigation experience in a law firm environment
  • Excellent brief writing skills
  • Advanced research skills
  • Strong academic and employment credentials required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a team approach
  • Must be admitted to practice in Georgia or Texas

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

Tax Controversy Associates - Atlanta

We do tend to experience unplanned opportunities periodically throughout the year, so 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 Southern 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.