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Lateral Moves, Sponsored Content Texas: Your Next Frontier! Law firms, particularly in Houston and Dallas, are very interested in relocating well-credentialed lawyers here. By Lateral Link Dec 22, 2017 at 12:45 PM Shares44 Ednote: This is the latest installment in a series of posts by Lateral Link’s team of expert contributors. Larry Scott is a Principal at Lateral Link and oversees attorney placements in TexasPrior to joining Lateral Link, Larry was an Executive Senior Partner with a national recruiting firmHe practiced as an attorney at Jenkens & Gilchrist and also spent time in global accounting firms in the U.Sand internationally, including Hong Kong and VietnamHe holds a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Houston, a B.A., in accounting, with High Honors, from the University of Florida, and a Masters in Accounting, also from the University of FloridaOutside of work, Larry enjoys fitness and musicHe is an avid guitarist who regularly performs at blues jams around HoustonPlease contact Larry at lscott@laterallink.com. The Texas market continues to be a great place for lawyersIf office openings are any indication, Texas is booming!  Since 2013, approximately 40 Am Law 200 firms have opened offices here.  For lawyers unfamiliar with the Lone Star State, Texas is referred to as “The Friendly State” — a well-deserved designation.  Law firms, particularly in Houston and Dallas, are very interested in relocating well-credentialed lawyers here. Overview of the Texas Legal Market As law firms continue to proliferate across the globe, there are fewer and fewer opportunities for firm expansionClients drive office openings as regional demands pressure firms to expand into new marketsIt was not that long ago that Texas was considered more of a niche home for firms specializing in energy, albeit a large oneHowever, now Texas is drawing firms pushing to expand not just their energy offerings, but their litigation and high-tech IP practices as well.

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