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Atlanta Positions

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 4 to 6 years of commercial real estate experience in a law firm environment, with excellent client relationships and interpersonal skills. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle minor real estate dispute resolution
  • 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:

  • 4 to 6 years of experience as a practicing lawyer in private practice
  • Strong drafting, research, and organizational skills
  • Experience with title matters, closings, leases, and minor real estate dispute resolution – complex litigation experience is not necessary
  • A desire to work on different types of matters within real estate (every case/closing/lease will be different)
  • Experience in making court appearances in simple litigation matters, such as dispossessories/evictions
  • Experience in the commercial arena (not residential)
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Bar membership in Georgia (can be pending or anticipated)

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 of 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.

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 will be based in Atlanta.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 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 shareholder), 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 3 years of Labor & Employment defense litigation experience in a law firm environment (not general litigation, not plaintiff work, not government work)
  • 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

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

International Tax Associate – Atlanta

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

  • Two to six years of experience at a law firm or accounting firm
  • Accounting firm candidates must be at least a Tax Senior or Tax Manager
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience with international tax (particularly inbound/outbound issues and compliance)
  • Experience with federal income tax issues – this is not a state/local position
  • M. in Tax or Masters in Tax is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Bar membership in at least one state. Georgia is a plus, but not a requirement

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

Tax Controversy Associate – Atlanta

Our Atlanta office is seeking a Tax Controversy Associate.  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)
  • M. in Tax, Masters in Tax, or CPA is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience with federal income tax issues – this is not a state/local tax position
  • Bar membership in at least one state; Georgia is a plus, but not a requirement

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.