Applying a problem-solving mindset to the complex world of employment disputes.


Innovation and the people side of business. 

A pioneer and entrepreneur, Rebecca Speer established Speer Associates twenty years ago to provide a new style of employment law services with a problem-solving bent.   She took a constructive and preventive approach to brewing workplace disputes and employee misconduct, developing a widely-recognized expertise in two specialty areas: independent workplace investigations, and corporate threat management.  

Over two decades, the firm has developed trusted relationships with top employers across varied industries, providing a complement of niche services with a singular mission:  enabling clients to expertly manage internal disputes and to adeptly address, and prevent, employee misconduct.    

The firm brings a thoughtful, experienced, and innovative approach to the people side of the country's most creative and influential organizations. 


Working at the forefront of today’s most consequential employment law issues.


Clients include Fortune 100 and 500 companies, world-renowned universities, emerging companies, public entities, and professional firms.

Speer Associates’ clients come to the firm for different reasons.  But they all have one thing in mind:  preventing and resolving problems for the benefit of the workplace and the people in it.  


Our expertly-handled independent investigations supply you with the facts, so that you can successfully resolve your most sensitive and complex internal concerns.


We provide advice and specialized training backed by decades of experience in how employers can best prevent and manage employee misconduct and complaints.


Both plaintiffs and defendants retain founding principal Rebecca Speer to opine about the most hotly-contested issues in today's employment-related litigation.