Job Summary:

McGinnis Lochridge is seeking an ambitious associate with three to five years of complex commercial litigation experience to join our busy litigation team in Houston. This is a great opportunity for an experienced associate who is interested in leveling up their development through hands-on mentorship, collaboration, and increased responsibility on a diverse range of matters in a partnership-track position. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and academic credentials are required. Candidates must be admitted to practice in Texas.

Key Responsibilities:

Our Houston office is seeking an associate who can jump in and assist with all aspects of litigation on a wide range of complex commercial matters in both state and federal courts. The ideal candidate will be comfortable taking the lead on drafting pleadings and motions, counseling clients, working with expert witnesses and opposing counsel, taking and defending depositions, appearing in court, and assisting in the supervision and mentorship of more junior associates. The associate will also participate in firm activities and training and development opportunities.


Our Houston office is located in the heart of downtown. Our litigation practice group is collaborative. Practice group members sit in our Austin, Houston, and Dallas offices so associates may have the opportunity to visit and work with attorneys in other offices.

McGinnis Lochridge is a Texas-based firm proudly providing the highest quality legal services for more than 90 years. We work with individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, and multinational Fortune 500 corporations in more than 20 practice areas. From our offices in Austin, Dallas, Decatur, Houston, and McAllen we represent clients throughout Texas and the U.S. McGinnis Lochridge has a longstanding and unwavering commitment to hiring and developing associate attorneys through hands-on experience and a close working relationship between partners and associates. We actively foster a collegial and friendly atmosphere and workplace environment, while upholding the highest standards. We work to maintain a balanced culture, believing that outside interests and strong community bonds make better lawyers. McGinnis Lochridge offers competitive salary, paid training, parking, full benefits, 401(k), profit sharing, and paid leave. Visit www.mcginnislaw.com for more information.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to atty@mcginnislaw.com and type in the subject line: Houston Commercial Litigation Associate Applicant.

McGinnis Lochridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at McGinnis Lochridge are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.

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