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 »

Muskat Devine Partner Mike Muskat Featured in Texas Lawyer on Political and Social Advocacy at Work After the Roe v. Wade Reversal

Texas Lawyer magazine has published a guest article by Muskat Devine partner Mike Muskat exploring what employers should know in handling political and social advocacy by their employees. “Political and Social Advocacy at Work After the Roe v. Wade Reversal – What Employers Should Know” (subscription required) walks through items employers should consider when deciding …read more »

Is Your Arbitration Agreement Up to Date?

There has been a lot of movement in the legal landscape surrounding arbitration recently, and I mean a lot.  These are not typically headline grabbing cases or laws, but for employers with arbitration agreements and dispute resolution programs in place, they signal the importance of regularly reviewing and updating these documents.  Alternatively, for employers who …read more »

Muskat Devine Attorney Nicole Su Writes in Texas Lawbook on the Importance of Diversity in the Law

In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Texas Lawbook published an article by Muskat Devine attorney Nicole Su on diversity in the law. Headlined “Embracing my ‘Otherness’ and Forging My Own Path” (subscription required), the article discusses Nicole’s career experiences that led to a feeling of “otherness” and how friends and mentors …read more »

Muskat Devine Partners Featured in Texas Lawyer on What Employers Should Know about Efforts to Limit Mandatory Employment Arbitration

Texas Lawyer magazine has published an article by Muskat Devine partners Mike Muskat and Corey Devine detailing what employers should know about mandatory employment arbitration. The article, “Texas Employers Should Beware of Efforts to Limit Mandatory Employment Arbitration” (subscription required), provides practical perspective on the growing patchwork of federal and state laws regarding the permissibility and …read more »