It’s heating up in Houston — and we are not just talking about the weather. The job market for corporate associates is hotter than ever, especially for associates with Biglaw experience from top markets like Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, and New York. Did you know that a $200K NYC salary is worth $366K in Houston? Click here to compare your current cost of living to what it could be if you lived in Houston.

Then dust off your cowboy boots and check out the Job of the Week below, from Lateral Link. It’s an excellent transactional opportunity for a corporate associate to work in the Houston office of a top international firm, earning a New York salary.

Description of Position: The Houston office of a top international firm is seeking a midlevel corporate associate to handle energy transactions. Candidates should have 2-5 years of M&A or capital markets/finance experience at a top firm in a major market and excellent academics credentials. Energy experience is preferred, but not required.

Please contact Mardy Sackley directly at msackley@laterallink.com for more information on this job (position #6099), as well several other corporate positions available in Dallas and Houston. Mardy is our newest Lateral Link Director, who focuses on partner, associate and in-house recruiting in Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Mardy was a previously a litigation partner at McDermott Will & Emery in Chicago, where she served on the summer associate and hiring committees. Mardy graduated with honors from the University of Iowa College of Law, where she was a Note & Comment Editor for the Iowa Law Review.

Click here to learn more about Mardy and the rest of the Lateral Link team. Not a Lateral Link member, but want details on this or hundreds of other openings? Register for free at www.laterallink.com to work with an attorney recruiter who is an expert in your market.