Schiffer Hicks Johnson (SHJ) is actively recruiting litigation associates to work in our busy trial practice. We represent clients in the energy, healthcare, construction, corporate and securities, and technology sectors.
SHJ is a rapidly growing, Houston-based litigation boutique that pairs exceptional lawyers with sophisticated, challenging work. Our firm is known for taking on intellectually demanding matters that require fresh, creative thinking. Founded in 2007 by attorneys from Vinson & Elkins and King & Spalding, we offer a diverse, collegial, and flexible work environment where all input is valued and work/life balance is respected. As the firm continues to expand, we remain committed to the principle that has guided our hiring practices since day one: recruiting, developing, and retaining excellence at every level.
Our associates are a vital part of every team and assume significant responsibility at the firm. We offer top-tier compensation and benefits comparable with Am Law 50 firms.
At SHJ, you will generally question witnesses and present arguments during your first year, giving you valuable opportunities to hone your advocacy skills. You’ll also benefit from close collaboration with partners and senior counsel, who invest significant time and energy into nurturing our younger lawyers.
The ideal candidate has:
Exceptional academic credentials
2-4 years of litigation experience (new graduates will also be considered)
Strong oral and written communications skills
Texas bar admission or eligibility to sit for the Texas Bar is required
Please apply online or send a resume, cover letter, and law school transcript to Adam Dinnell, partner, at email@example.com.
Schiffer Hicks Johnson PLLC is a Houston-based litigation firm with an exceptional trial record and a pragmatic, business-oriented approach. Our lawyers come from the nation's leading law schools and biggest law firms, as well as government positions at the Department of Justice and in the Texas court system.