Houston law firm seeking associate attorney with 6+ years litigation experience. Litigation experience includes 1st chair depositions of parties and experts, as well as 1st and 2nd chair trial experience. Those without same need not apply. Excellent writing skills are required. Fast, accurate work turnaround will be expected. The applicant must also possess the ability to effectively convey complex legal issues and practical litigation strategies both in writing and verbally. A strong motions practice is required. The ideal candidate must be willing and able to confidently prepare and respond to written discovery, meet all court and case deadlines, attend hearings, take and defend depositions and develop courses of action on assigned cases. The ideal candidates will have graduated in the top 50% of their class.