Job Summary:

McGinnis Lochridge is seeking an experienced ERISA attorney to join our Labor & Employment practice group and advise and counsel the Firm’s clients on a broad range of employee benefit matters, including pension and retirement plans, group health plans, welfare benefit plans, stock option/stock grant plans, and executive compensation arrangements. This is a flexible opportunity and can be full-time if the candidate has a portable book of business or part-time, partnership track or non-partnership track.

Key Responsibilities:

Key expertise should include comprehensive knowledge of ERISA and Tax Code laws and regulations applicable to:

  • Qualified and non-qualified pension and retirement plans, including 401(k), 403(b), and 457(b) plans;
  • Arrangements subject to 409A, 457(f), and top-hat plans;
  • Group health plans, including the ACA, COBRA, HIPAA, HITECH, and GINA; and
  • Various welfare benefit plans, including cafeteria plans, wellness plans, health FSAs, HSAs, dependent care arrangements, long-term and short-term disability plans, and life insurance plans and arrangements.

Experience in advising fiduciaries on compliance and recent developments related to fiduciary obligations, and in representing plan sponsors in IRS and DOL correction programs and governmental audits is desired.


Our Labor & Employment attorneys are primarily located in our Dallas office, but the successful candidate may sit in our Dallas, Houston, or Austin office.

McGinnis Lochridge is a Texas-based firm proudly providing the highest quality legal services for more than 90 years. We work with individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, and multinational Fortune 500 corporations in more than 20 practice areas. From our offices in Austin, Dallas, Decatur, Houston, and McAllen we represent clients throughout Texas and the U.S. McGinnis Lochridge has a longstanding and unwavering commitment to hiring and developing associate attorneys through hands-on experience and a close working relationship between partners and associates. We actively foster a collegial and friendly atmosphere and workplace environment, while upholding the highest standards. We work to maintain a balanced culture, believing that outside interests and strong community bonds make better lawyers. McGinnis Lochridge offers competitive salary, paid training, parking, full benefits, 401(k), profit sharing, and paid leave. Visit www.mcginnislaw.com for more information.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to atty@mcginnislaw.com and type in the subject line: ERISA Attorney.

McGinnis Lochridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at McGinnis Lochridge are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.

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