Austin is well-known as a major player in the high-tech industry so it is only logical that the main legal fields include intellectual property litigation, technology transactions, and patent prosecution. Additionally, the fields of corporate securities, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions are also strong areas of practice that are found in Austin. Attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and legal staff are bound to find the perfect position within one of these many growing fields. Some of the firms include Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Brown McCarroll, Clark Thomas & Winters, and Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson.
As the capital of Texas, Austin is the cultural and economic center of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area. “Keep Austin Weird” has been a motto of the city for many years and you can find this on bumper stickers and t-shirts everywhere. So if you are interested in the weird and unusual, this is the place for you! Austin also hosts many cultural events to include the Austin Reggae Festival, Carnval Brasileiro, and Austin City Limits Music Festival. Sixth Street is where most of these activities take place as well as having a multitude of shops, bars and restaurants.
With so many different legal fields to choose from in the young and vibrant in Texas, legal candidates are bound to find the perfect job within the law firm.