Muskat Devine Partner Corey Devine Quoted in Bloomberg Law Article on Federal Appeals Court Decision on LGBT Worker Rights

Muskat Devine Partner Corey Devine has been featured in a Bloomberg Law article about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s recent decision regarding the rights of LGBT employees. On June 20, the court affirmed a district court order allowing religious for-profit employers an exemption from anti-discrimination protections for LGBT workers first recognized …read more »

Muskat Devine Grows Firm with Addition of Attorney Brittany King

Muskat Devine is pleased to announce it is growing the firm with the addition of attorney Brittany King. The addition of Ms. King will help strengthen the firm’s already powerful labor and employment practice. “We are very pleased to welcome Brittany to our team,” said Mike Muskat, co-founder of Muskat Devine. “We know her previous …read more »

Legal Dive Features Muskat Devine Partner Mike Muskat in Article Exploring How In-House Counsel Can Best Protect the Privilege in Their Written Communications

Muskat Devine Partner Mike Muskat has been featured in a Legal Dive article on the importance of protecting client privilege in communications involving in-house counsel that have a dual legal and business purpose. The article, “Split communications to ensure privilege after SCOTUS nixes ruling,” provides advice for in-house counsel on how best to protect the …read more »

Muskat Devine Partner Mike Muskat Featured in Legal Dive Article on Protecting Attorney Privilege While Conducting Pay Audits

Muskat Devine partner Mike Muskat has been featured in a Legal Dive article analyzing the importance of protecting attorney privilege when companies conduct pay audits. The article, “Protecting Privilege When Conducting a Pay Audit,” provides advice for in-house counsel on avoiding pitfalls that could cause an inadvertent waiver of privilege. Pay audits, which are used …read more »

Muskat Devine Named to Chambers USA Regional Spotlight Texas – Ranked Among Top Texas Firms for Labor and Employment Law

Muskat Devine is pleased to announce that it has been named to the inaugural Chambers USA Regional Spotlight Texas guide, which recognizes the best small-to mid-sized law firms in Texas. Muskat Devine is among just 85 firms statewide to make this elite list, and only one of two in the state recognized for excellence in …read more »

Muskat Devine Named Among the Best Law Firms

Muskat Devine is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2023 list of Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America, one of the most respected peer-reviewed legal guides in the nation.  The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking for Employment Law Management in the Houston metropolitan …read more »

End-of-Year Checklist: Update Your EEO Poster

There is one more thing that most employers need to add to their end-of-year checklist. In October 2022, the EEOC updated and replaced its familiar “EEO is the Law” poster. The new poster, entitled “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal,” was finalized on October 20, 2022 and is the operative EEO posting starting immediately. …read more »

Muskat Devine Partner Corey Devine Featured in Bloomberg Law Article on U.S. Supreme Court Case Involving Day Rate Pay, the FLSA Salary Basis Requirement, and Highly Compensated Employees

Muskat Devine partner Corey Devine has been featured in Bloomberg Law discussing the U.S. Supreme Court case Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. v. Hewitt. The article, “Overtime for Six-Figure Income Worker Tests Bounds of FLSA Rules,” (subscription required) analyzes the case and the impact the Court’s decision could have on federal wage-and-hour law. At issue …read more »

Muskat Devine Partners Named Among the Top Labor & Employment Attorneys by Texas Super Lawyers and Lawdragon

Muskat Devine Partners Mike Muskat, and Corey Devine have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 list of Texas Super Lawyers, which recognizes the top lawyers in the state. Mr. Muskat has been recognized for his work in Labor & Employment law, and Mr. Devine has been honored for Employment Litigation: Defense. They were selected …read more »