Bankruptcy Associate – Houston or The Woodlands

With 170 attorneys from offices in Houston, The Woodlands, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette, Lake Charles, and Shreveport, Kean Miller serves the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the regional economy. 

Kean Miller is seeking an experienced Bankruptcy Associate to work in our Houston or Woodlands office. This position can be Staff Attorney or Partnership Track depending on academics, credentials, and/or applicant’s desire. 

Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of two years of experience in bankruptcy.   

Responsibilities: 
  • Assist clients across a wide variety of industries while finding practical solutions in distressed financial situations  
  • Review client documents and advise clients on how to protect assets 
  • Assist with case preparation, legal research, writing, briefing, courtroom support and presentation
  • Draft and prepare legal documents, such as pleadings, motions, notices, discovery requests, and responses, proofs of claims, etc.
  • Must have the ability to communicate with Trustees, Bankruptcy Courts, Local Counsel and Debtors’ Attorneys
  • Attend creditor meetings and other court hearings 
Requirements 
  • Licensed to practice in Texas
  • Minimum 2 years of experience 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Critical thinker 
  • Excellent business judgment and high-level professionalism 
Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and excellent references.  Candidates must demonstrate the ability and the desire to interact with Kean Miller’s clients and to further develop client and referral relationships.  The successful candidate should have a track record of high achievement, the desire to work in a fast-paced challenging environment and the ability to work as part of a team.  

What Kean Miller Offers 
We offer a people-driven culture, meaningful work, flexibility to choose from staff attorney role or partnership track, highly competitive salaries, generous paid time off and an extensive benefits package that includes health, life, disability, dental, vision coverage and 401(k).

Kean Miller is committed to supporting and encouraging our attorneys though our mentor program as well as our robust in-house attorney development program. We provide professional development in the areas of client relationships and business development, practice skills, business and financial skills, and personal development.

How to Apply 
Candidates may submit a cover letter, resume, and transcript to mary.coghlan@keanmiller.com. All submissions are held in the strictest confidence.

The Firm is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state, federal, and local laws and strictly prohibits, and does not tolerate, discrimination against employees, applicants, and others based upon race, color, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, transsexual status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, religion, creed, genetic tests or genetic information, sickle cell trait, or any other status, characteristic, or activity protected by applicable law. This applies to all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, discipline, and discharge.