Kean Miller LLP

Lateral/Experienced Casualty and Mass Tort Associate

Houston, TexasFull-time
About the Job
With 200 attorneys from offices in Houston, The Woodlands, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette, Lake Charles and Shreveport, Kean Miller serves the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the regional economy. Our people provide creative solutions, unique strategies, and unparalleled value that allow our clients to perform at the highest level.

Kean Miller is seeking a Lateral/Experienced Associate in our Houston office to join our Casualty and Mass Tort Litigation Group. Qualified candidates will possess two to four years of litigation experience. Litigation experience should include taking depositions, writing motions, and responding to discovery. Our associates work hand in hand with partners on all phases of litigation, from rapid response investigations, case reporting, discovery and depositions, through trial preparation. 
 
Qualifications:
  • Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong research, writing, communication, and advocacy skills. 
  • Candidates must demonstrate the ability and the desire to interact directly with Kean Miller’s clients and to further develop client and referral relationships.
  • The successful candidate should have a track record of high achievement, the desire to work in a fast-paced challenging environment and the ability to work as part of a team. 
  • This position is based in our Houston office and all candidates must be in good standing with the Texas State Bar. 
 
What Kean Miller Offers:
We offer a people-driven culture, meaningful work, a well-defined path to partnership, highly competitive salaries, generous paid time off and an extensive benefits package that includes paid health, life, disability, dental, vision coverage and 401(k).
 
Kean Miller is committed to supporting and encouraging our attorneys through our mentor program as well as our robust in-house attorney development program. We provide professional development in the areas of client relationships and business development, practice skills, business and financial skills, and personal development. 
 
Kean Miller values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. We know that prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion contributes to the success of our people and helps us provide superior service to our clients.  We have received external recognition of our diverse, welcoming workplace by Diversity Lab through our Mansfield Certification achievement. 

How to Apply:
Please submit a resume, transcript and writing sample to mary.coghlan@keanmiller.com. All submissions are held in the strictest confidence.
 
The Firm is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state, federal, and local laws and strictly prohibits, and does not tolerate, discrimination against employees, applicants, and others based upon race, color, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, transsexual status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, religion, creed, genetic tests or genetic information, sickle cell trait, or any other status, characteristic, or activity protected by applicable law. This applies to all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, discipline, and discharge.