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Current Openings

Overview

Insurance coverage and bad faith associate attorney needed for robust insurance coverage practice: We seek a full-time associate attorney for the firm’s growing insurance coverage and bad faith practice group. The position also will involve working on other business litigation matters. Applicant must be licensed at minimum in Pennsylvania. Residency in the Western Pennsylvania region is preferred.

Excellent training, mentoring and benefits and flexible work arrangement. Attorneys in this practice work both in the office and remotely.

Responsibilities

  • Assist lead attorneys in handling all aspects of counseling and litigation, including:
    • preparing insurance coverage opinion letters;
    • drafting pleadings;
    • drafting discovery requests and discovery responses;
    • preparing for and participating in depositions;
    • presenting motions; and
    • assisting in all aspects of dispositive motions practice and trials.

Qualifications

  • Law licensure in Pennsylvania at minimum. 
  • 2-5 years experience in insurance coverage matters preferred, business litigation experience considered.
  • Strong, high level research and writing skills;

Why You'll Love Us

This is exciting and complex work with lots of client contact, deposition and courtroom experience, as well as business development opportunities. We support business development efforts by new associates and promote social media, blogs, podcasts, pro bono work and community activities.

Benefits

  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, firm-paid downtown parking pass
  • Compensation package based upon candidate qualifications and experience
  • A monthly technology budget to be applied to any technology costs incurred from working remotely.

Contact

Please e-mail resume and salary requirements to Careers@hh-law.com 

Business/Insurance/IP/Employment Litigation Associate Attorney(s) needed ASAP for exciting trial-based practice in these diverse areas. We are looking to hire a full-time litigation attorney for one or more of these areas: insurance coverage, bad faith and defense litigation; business litigation; IP infringement litigation; and employment/trade secret litigation work. Applicant must be licensed at minimum in Pennsylvania and we would prefer someone living in the Western Pennsylvania region. Some deposition, motions, oral argument and/or courtroom experience will be considered favorably. Good writing skills are required. Excellent training, mentoring and benefits will be provided (healthcare insurance, life insurance, 401(k), monthly technology budget, indoor on-site parking pass etc.) and flexible/hybrid work arrangements can be discussed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist lead attorneys in handling all aspects of litigation, including: research, writing, drafting pleadings and dispositive motions
  • Drafting and answering discovery requests and discovery responses
  • Participating in, or administering large document database management, review and coding, and document production when needed on complex cases
  • Preparing for, taking and/or participating in depositions
  • Presenting motions and arguments in court
  • Substantial client contacts and engagement with litigation teams on complex cases
  • Assisting in all aspects of strategy, development, and preparation for hearings, agency tribunal proceedings, and participation in trials.

Qualifications

  • Law licensure in Pennsylvania at minimum.
  • 2 - 6+ years experience in some or all practice areas of insurance coverage or defense and bad faith litigation, business litigation, IP infringement litigation, employment and trade secrets litigation or cybersecurity and data breach in support or lead roles preferred.
  • Need strong, high-level research and writing skills and a good understanding of Pennsylvania state and federal law and litigation rules and strategies.
  • Strong consideration will be given to those with insurance coverage, defense and bad faith litigation experience. Knowledge of IP, trade secrets, and employment law are helpful.
  • Experience in helping senior lawyers with hearing, trial and courtroom preparation, and other litigation and document management support is a plus.

Compensation & Benefits Offered

  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, firm-paid downtown parking pass
  • Compensation package based upon candidate qualifications and experience

Contact

Please send your resume and salary requirements to careers@hh-law.com

Houston Harbaugh, P.C. is a law firm located in downtown Pittsburgh and has 40 lawyers and 28 non-lawyer staff.  The firm was founded in 1975 and has earned and enjoyed a great reputation as one of the best places to work in Pittsburgh.  We invite you to learn more about the firm on our website, www.hh-law.com.  The firm has an immediate opening for a full-time senior level attorney in its Corporate Group, as defined below. This is an excellent opportunity for a senior-level attorney desiring regular client interaction and significant responsibility, with work-life balance in a team-oriented environment.

Responsibilities

  • Assist Partners in all areas of corporate and commercial law.
  • Be able to work autonomously.
  • Prepare and negotiate disclosure schedules and other documents and agreements related to sale, acquisition, merger and other commercial transactions.
  • Draft, review and revise all forms of commercial documents including master service agreements, purchase order terms, supply agreements and distributor agreements
  • Counsel clients on new entity formation including drafting, reviewing and revising formation documents, employment agreements and owner buy-sell agreements.
  • Performed legal research on corporate matters.
  • Assist in marketing the firm’s Corporate group to generate business from current and new client

Qualifications

  • Law Licensure in Pennsylvania at minimum
  • 7-10 years relevant practice experience in the areas of general corporate law, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions and business planning
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills

Compensation and Benefits

  • Flexible remote work schedule available
  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, firm-paid downtown parking pass
  • Compensation package based upon candidate qualifications and experience
  • Senior Attorneys are eligible for profitability and business origination bonuses. These bonuses are done on a quarterly basis.

Contact

Please send your resume and salary requirements to careers@hh-law.com

Houston Harbaugh, P.C. is a law firm located in downtown Pittsburgh and has 40 lawyers and 28 non-lawyer staff.  The firm was founded in 1975 and has earned and enjoyed a great reputation as one of the best places to work in Pittsburgh.  We invite you to learn more about the firm on our website, www.hh-law.com.  The firm has an immediate opening for a full-time senior level attorney in its Corporate Group, as defined below. This is an excellent opportunity for a senior-level attorney desiring regular client interaction and significant responsibility, with work-life balance in a team-oriented environment.

Responsibilities

  • Assist senior attorneys in all areas of corporate and commercial law.
  • Prepare and negotiate disclosure schedules and other documents and agreements related to sale, acquisition, merger and other commercial transactions.
  • Draft, review and revise all forms of commercial documents including master service agreements, purchase order terms, supply agreements and distributor agreements
  • Counsel clients on new entity formation including drafting, reviewing and revising formation documents, employment agreements and owner buy-sell agreements.
  • Performed legal research on corporate matters.

Qualifications

  • Law Licensure in Pennsylvania at minimum
  • 2-5 years relevant practice experience in the areas of general corporate law, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions and business planning
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills

Compensation and Benefits

  • Flexible remote work schedule available
  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, firm-paid downtown parking pass
  • Compensation package based upon candidate qualifications and experience

Contact

Please send your resume and salary requirements to careers@hh-law.com

The law firm of Houston Harbaugh, P.C., a growing mid-size law firm with a commitment to excellence, is looking for an experienced Chief of Practice Development (“CPD”). The Chief of Practice Development will provide proactive support to assist senior management and individual Practice Groups within the firm in the implementation of strategic growth plans and assist with the management and growth of the firms diverse practice areas. The role will include overseeing expansion and growth of existing Practice Areas and development of new Practice Areas, as well as recruitment and staffing of attorneys, paralegals and support staff. The CPD reports to the Law Firm’s Chief Operating Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

Implementation of Strategic Growth Plans:

  • Assist in implementing strategic growth plans for growth of the Firm as a whole and its individual Practice Groups. This will involve working with Practice Area Chairs, Firm Executive Committee Members, and other administrative personnel to create, manage, develop and promote practice area planning, business development opportunities and growth opportunities.
  • Be a resource for Practice Area Chairs for growth, development and operation of practice areas.
  • Oversee and work with the Firm’s Growth and Recruitment and Retention Committees.
  • Manage and coordinate evaluations and reviews that measure the specific skills of personnel in individual Practice Groups.

Talent and Practice Area Development:

  • Identify and recruit talented professionals (attorneys and support professionals) to the Firm consistent with the Strategic Growth Plans and specific needs of Practice Groups and the Firm as a whole. This includes individual attorney recruitment and recruitment of groups of attorneys.
  • Strategic planning, implementation, consultation, and general oversight and execution of attorney recruiting and development.
  • Be responsible for administrative aspects of the recruitment, coordination and hiring of lawyers (summer associates, law clerks, entry-level attorneys, lateral attorneys, and partner track career attorneys) paralegals, legal assistants and other support staff positions as needed, including interviewing and onboarding.
  • Oversee Summer Associate and law clerk program and develop and implement structure for mentoring associate attorneys.
  • Administer the Firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative in the context of retention and recruitment.

Marketing and Client Relations:

  • Works with Marketing Manager for proper utilization of marketing functions, material updates and improvements.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Manager on business development initiatives, including client seminars and entertainment.
  • Provide feedback and information on law firm rankings and ratings.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Juris Doctor preferred)
  • Law firm experience in business development and/or recruitment of at least 5 years
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of recruiting industry, concepts, practices and procedures
  • Possesses superior organizational and time-management skills, including the ability to prioritize projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to work independently and be proactive
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Other Skills and Abilities

In addition to the above, the following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Able to accept responsibility and take initiative
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Perform other work-related duties and special projects, as required and assigned

Contact

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to careers@hh-law.com

Business/Insurance/IP/Employment Litigation Associate Attorney(s) needed ASAP for exciting trial-based practice in these diverse areas. We are looking to hire a full-time litigation attorney for one or more of these areas: insurance coverage, bad faith and defense litigation; business litigation; IP infringement litigation; and employment/trade secret litigation work. Applicant must be licensed at minimum in Pennsylvania and we would prefer someone living in the Western Pennsylvania region. Some deposition, motions, oral argument and/or courtroom experience will be considered favorably. Good writing skills are required. Excellent training, mentoring and benefits will be provided (healthcare insurance, life insurance, 401(k), monthly technology budget, indoor on-site parking pass etc.) and flexible/hybrid work arrangements can be discussed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist lead attorneys in handling all aspects of litigation, including: research, writing, drafting pleadings and dispositive motions
  • Drafting and answering discovery requests and discovery responses
  • Participating in, or administering large document database management, review and coding, and document production when needed on complex cases
  • Preparing for, taking and/or participating in depositions
  • Presenting motions and arguments in court
  • Substantial client contacts and engagement with litigation teams on complex cases
  • Assisting in all aspects of strategy, development, and preparation for hearings, agency tribunal proceedings, and participation in trials.

Qualifications

  • Law licensure in Pennsylvania at minimum.
  • 2 - 6+ years experience in some or all practice areas of insurance coverage or defense and bad faith litigation, business litigation, IP infringement litigation, employment and trade secrets litigation or cybersecurity and data breach in support or lead roles preferred.
  • Need strong, high-level research and writing skills and a good understanding of Pennsylvania state and federal law and litigation rules and strategies.
  • Strong consideration will be given to those with insurance coverage, defense and bad faith litigation experience. Knowledge of IP, trade secrets, and employment law are helpful.
  • Experience in helping senior lawyers with hearing, trial and courtroom preparation, and other litigation and document management support is a plus.

Compensation & Benefits Offered

  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, firm-paid downtown parking pass
  • Compensation package based upon candidate qualifications and experience

Contact

Please send your resume and salary requirements to careers@hh-law.com

Overview

Insurance coverage and bad faith associate attorney needed for robust insurance coverage practice: We seek a full-time associate attorney for the firm’s growing insurance coverage and bad faith practice group. The position also will involve working on other business litigation matters. Applicant must be licensed at minimum in Pennsylvania. Residency in the Western Pennsylvania region is preferred.

Excellent training, mentoring and benefits and flexible work arrangement. Attorneys in this practice work both in the office and remotely.

Responsibilities

  • Assist lead attorneys in handling all aspects of counseling and litigation, including:
    • preparing insurance coverage opinion letters;
    • drafting pleadings;
    • drafting discovery requests and discovery responses;
    • preparing for and participating in depositions;
    • presenting motions; and
    • assisting in all aspects of dispositive motions practice and trials.

Qualifications

  • Law licensure in Pennsylvania at minimum. 
  • 2-5 years experience in insurance coverage matters preferred, business litigation experience considered.
  • Strong, high level research and writing skills;

Why You'll Love Us

This is exciting and complex work with lots of client contact, deposition and courtroom experience, as well as business development opportunities. We support business development efforts by new associates and promote social media, blogs, podcasts, pro bono work and community activities.

Benefits

  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, firm-paid downtown parking pass
  • Compensation package based upon candidate qualifications and experience
  • A monthly technology budget to be applied to any technology costs incurred from working remotely.

Contact

Please e-mail resume and salary requirements to Careers@hh-law.com 

Houston Harbaugh, P.C. is a law firm located in downtown Pittsburgh and has 40 lawyers and 28 non-lawyer staff.  The firm was founded in 1975 and has earned and enjoyed a great reputation as one of the best places to work in Pittsburgh.  We invite you to learn more about the firm on our website, www.hh-law.com.  The firm has an immediate opening for a full-time senior level attorney in its Corporate Group, as defined below. This is an excellent opportunity for a senior-level attorney desiring regular client interaction and significant responsibility, with work-life balance in a team-oriented environment.

Responsibilities

  • Assist senior attorneys in all areas of corporate and commercial law.
  • Prepare and negotiate disclosure schedules and other documents and agreements related to sale, acquisition, merger and other commercial transactions.
  • Draft, review and revise all forms of commercial documents including master service agreements, purchase order terms, supply agreements and distributor agreements
  • Counsel clients on new entity formation including drafting, reviewing and revising formation documents, employment agreements and owner buy-sell agreements.
  • Performed legal research on corporate matters.

Qualifications

  • Law Licensure in Pennsylvania at minimum
  • 2-5 years relevant practice experience in the areas of general corporate law, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions and business planning
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills

Compensation and Benefits

  • Flexible remote work schedule available
  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, firm-paid downtown parking pass
  • Compensation package based upon candidate qualifications and experience

Contact

Please send your resume and salary requirements to careers@hh-law.com

At Houston Harbaugh we are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our firm and help us achieve our goals. Contact careers@hh-law.com for more info.

The law firm of Houston Harbaugh, P.C., a growing mid-size law firm with a commitment to excellence, is looking for an experienced Chief of Practice Development (“CPD”). The Chief of Practice Development will provide proactive support to assist senior management and individual Practice Groups within the firm in the implementation of strategic growth plans and assist with the management and growth of the firms diverse practice areas. The role will include overseeing expansion and growth of existing Practice Areas and development of new Practice Areas, as well as recruitment and staffing of attorneys, paralegals and support staff. The CPD reports to the Law Firm’s Chief Operating Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

Implementation of Strategic Growth Plans:

  • Assist in implementing strategic growth plans for growth of the Firm as a whole and its individual Practice Groups. This will involve working with Practice Area Chairs, Firm Executive Committee Members, and other administrative personnel to create, manage, develop and promote practice area planning, business development opportunities and growth opportunities.
  • Be a resource for Practice Area Chairs for growth, development and operation of practice areas.
  • Oversee and work with the Firm’s Growth and Recruitment and Retention Committees.
  • Manage and coordinate evaluations and reviews that measure the specific skills of personnel in individual Practice Groups.

Talent and Practice Area Development:

  • Identify and recruit talented professionals (attorneys and support professionals) to the Firm consistent with the Strategic Growth Plans and specific needs of Practice Groups and the Firm as a whole. This includes individual attorney recruitment and recruitment of groups of attorneys.
  • Strategic planning, implementation, consultation, and general oversight and execution of attorney recruiting and development.
  • Be responsible for administrative aspects of the recruitment, coordination and hiring of lawyers (summer associates, law clerks, entry-level attorneys, lateral attorneys, and partner track career attorneys) paralegals, legal assistants and other support staff positions as needed, including interviewing and onboarding.
  • Oversee Summer Associate and law clerk program and develop and implement structure for mentoring associate attorneys.
  • Administer the Firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative in the context of retention and recruitment.

Marketing and Client Relations:

  • Works with Marketing Manager for proper utilization of marketing functions, material updates and improvements.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Manager on business development initiatives, including client seminars and entertainment.
  • Provide feedback and information on law firm rankings and ratings.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Juris Doctor preferred)
  • Law firm experience in business development and/or recruitment of at least 5 years
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of recruiting industry, concepts, practices and procedures
  • Possesses superior organizational and time-management skills, including the ability to prioritize projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to work independently and be proactive
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Other Skills and Abilities

In addition to the above, the following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Able to accept responsibility and take initiative
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Perform other work-related duties and special projects, as required and assigned

Contact

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to careers@hh-law.com

At Houston Harbaugh we are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our firm and help us achieve our goals. Contact careers@hh-law.com for more info.

At Houston Harbaugh we are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our firm and help us achieve our goals. Contact careers@hh-law.com for more info.

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Are you a law student passionate about making a positive impact through the practice of law? Houston Harbaugh Law Firm provides a unique and supportive environment for aspiring legal professionals to kickstart their careers. As summer associate, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside experienced attorneys, gaining valuable insights and hands-on experience.

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