The Associate will perform substantive representation and client advocacy in the firm's Water Practice Group and Government Relations Practice Group. The Associate in this position is a self-starter with strong attention to detail and exceptional analytical skills. The ideal candidate is able to work within a fast-paced, demanding environment and motivated to develop a career in private practice.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and research case law, statutes, regulations, and documents impacting the firm's clients
  • Strong written and critical thinking skills that lead to comprehensive and persuasive writings
  • Communicate clearly and logically (both orally and in writing) internally and with clients, consultants, opposing counsel, and regulatory agencies and courts
  • Ability to handle complex problems utilizing initiative, creativity, and sound professional judgment.
  • Work both independently and as a contributing team member
  • Prepare, organize, and manage documents from multiple sources and respond to requests (admissions, disclosures, motions, orders, etc.)
  • Draft pleadings, motions, and briefs
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with the managing attorney(s) and support staff on project management

Job Requirements:
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from an accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice law in the state of Texas
  • 1-3 years of experience in administrative law
  • Demonstrated interest in private practice and the practice of water and water utility law
  • Westlaw or Lexis Nexis experience