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Assistant General Counsel, Employment Law Practice Group

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Assistant General Counsel, Employment Law Practice Group

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Kingwood TX US 77339

Insperity (NYSE: NSP), a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses since 1986, provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. Headquartered in Greater Houston, Insperity had 2021 revenues of $5.0 billion, operates in over 80 offices throughout the United States and is rapidly growing.  Insperity has been ranked as one of the best places to work more than 150 times in markets nationwide.

Assistant General Counsel – Employment Law

The Assistant General Counsel position in the Employment Law Practice Group has significant responsibility for providing legal advice and counsel to Company leaders in connection with a broad range of employment law matters, including with respect to federal, state, and local labor and employment laws with an emphasis on employment eligibility, employee compensation, payroll taxation, workplace safety, unemployment claims and leaves of absence.  This position requires a significant level of independent decision-making regarding matters having Company-wide impact, which decisions are guided by policies, procedures, and objectives observed by the Company. 

About Insperity’s Legal Department:

The Insperity Legal Department is comprised of five practice groups with a total of 29 legal professionals, including 18 lawyers, 1 governmental affairs specialist, and 10 staff members. The Employment Law Practice Group is comprised of three lawyers and two assistants. The remainder of the Insperity Legal Department is comprised of the Benefits Practice Group, the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group, and the Governmental and Regulatory Affairs Practice Group.  The Legal Department follows a hybrid work schedule with the team being in the office three days per week. The Insperity Legal Department provides legal advice and support to Insperity but not to Insperity’s client base.


  • Minimum five (5) years of experience, including significant employment law experience
  • Familiarity with labor laws
  • Experience and skill in dispute avoidance and dispute resolution
  • Strong business perspective and keen business acumen
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently or in a team to develop solutions to accomplish business objectives in a complex, regulated industry
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from an accredited law school is required
  • Current law license required, preferably from the States of Texas or California
  • Labor and employment law board certification (or working toward such certification) is preferred
Insperity offers a competitive compensation package and one of the best benefits packages in the business, including 19 days paid time off, 8 paid holidays, medical, dental and vision benefits, tuition reimbursement and a 401(k) retirement plan with employee contributions matched up to a limit. We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture. At Insperity, our work environment and our commitment to our employees’ personal and professional success are the reasons we’re consistently winning awards like “Best Company to Work For” across the nation.

At Insperity, we celebrate the diversity of our employees and our leadership. Insperity is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.