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Now Recruiting: Transactional Associate

Hendershot Cowart P.C. is seeking a Transactional Attorney to join our firm’s thriving business law and health law practice. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience in contract law and structuring mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate governance, and other business transactions. However, candidates with all experience levels are invited to apply and discuss the opportunity. Strong interpersonal skills, a high degree of maturity, a willingness to learn, and a desire to accept significant responsibility and manage a challenging workload within a fast-paced environment is expected. The position is based in Houston, Texas.

About Hendershot Cowart P.C.

Founded in 1987, Hendershot Cowart P.C. is a team of skilled business law, health law, regulatory, and OSHA defense lawyers. Our transactional attorneys handle everything from drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts and corporate governance agreements to structuring complex, multi-million dollar transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and startups. Our clients range from small- to midsize businesses and medical practices throughout Texas to publicly traded companies and national health care and retail organizations. We take pride in partnering with our clients for the life of their business, from start up to mature market leadership.

Position responsibilities include:

  • Managing assigned matters from inception through closing including drafting and negotiating primary and ancillary documents for M&A
  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts and agreements as well as compliance programs
  • Drafting and negotiating Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Joint Venture, Management Services Agreements, Medical Director Agreements, and similar transactions
  • Preparing documentation for entity formation and equity sharing arrangements, Operating Agreements, Shareholder Agreements and Partnership Agreements
  • Advising clients on matters pertaining to relevant State and Federal Regulations and conducting due diligence
  • Preparing opinions and consultations
  • Corresponding and communicating with clients

Requirements for consideration:

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, drafting, negotiation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong legal research skills
  • Experience with entity formation and corporate documents
  • Experience with mergers and acquisitions, shareholder buyouts, employment agreements, and non-competes
  • Experience negotiating commercial leases
  • Strong academic record
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to interact directly with clients
  • Experience with corporate, transactional, and contract law matters
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Texas and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Full salary and benefits based on experience.

We would love to hear from you. If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to

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  • We Serve Clients Throughout Texas and the Nation.
    We handle matters from the Red River to the Rio Grande and beyond.
  • In Business Since 1987.
    Let us put the full force of our 100+ years of combined experience to work for you.

What Our Clients Say

  • “These folks represented me well and Ray was awesome. Ray was extremely easy to communicate with and was easy to get ahold of Ray also made himself available when I had questions or needed clarification on things. 10/10 would recommend.”
  • “Philip has been nothing short of amazing! He genuinely cares about his clients and is very accessible, a quality that is rare to find in other lawyers. He is meticulous and efficient, which are great qualities to have. I cannot recommend him enough.”
  • “Ian McNeill is a fantastic lawyer and a great person. I had the pleasure of working with him closely on a high level PSM OSHA project, and our company's top leadership group was very impressed with the outcome of the project.”
  • “Great communication and extremely knowledgeable team.”
  • “The Hendershot Cowart Law Firm has been and will continue to be part of our legal team. They provide the utmost professional services towards our South Texas medical practice. Trey Hendershot and Keith Lefkowitz are very receptive, skilled and amazing...”
  • “My business partner and I had a very complex time sensitive situation with a breach of a contract on a real-estate transaction. We hired Ky Jurgensen to help with the case and he took action immediately, same day we called he went to work.”

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