M2D Partner Mike Muskat Quoted in Houston Chronicle Article About Legality of Vaccine Mandates

The Houston Chronicle quoted M2D Partner Mike Muskat in a recent article exploring whether companies can legally require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine before going back to work. While there are no laws prohibiting companies from mandating that employees get a vaccine, “There will be a good argument that vaccines are reliable, helpful and …read more »

M2D Partner Mike Muskat Quoted in Houston Chronicle About Employer COVID-19 Holiday Travel Guidelines

M2D Partner Mike Muskat was quoted in the Houston Chronicle article about the legal and practical issues regarding employer travel guidelines for the holidays in connection with the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. While employers can legally require employees who travel during the holidays to quarantine or test negative before they return to work, Muskat …read more »

M2D Partners Mike Muskat and Corey Devine Featured in Texas Lawyer Article on Changes in Labor and Employment Law Expected in a Biden Administration

Texas Lawyer magazine has published an article by M2D partners Mike Muskat and Corey Devine on labor and employment law changes expected under a Biden administration. In the article, “Major Changes to Labor and Employment Law Likely Under a Biden Administration” (subscription required), Mr. Muskat and Mr. Devine outline the biggest employment issues likely on …read more »

M2D Partner Mike Muskat quoted in Houston Chronicle about former Astros GM Jeff Luhnow’s multi-million dollar employment lawsuit

M2D partner Mike Muskat was quoted in the Houston Chronicle about the wrongful termination lawsuit filed by Jeff Luhnow, the former Houston Astros General Manager,who was terminated after being implicated in the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. Muskat observed that Luhnow faces an uphill battle in his effort to avoid arbitration and keep the case in court. …read more »

M2D Gives Presentation on Current and Future COVID-19 Employment Litigation

On October 20, 2020, M2D partners Mike Muskat, Michelle Mahony, and Corey Devine presented a webinar to firm clients on “Insights on Current and Future COVID-19 Employment Litigation.”  The webinar discussed ongoing and future COVID-19 lawsuits and agency actions, including claims relating to workplace safety; the WARN Act; leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response …read more »

Two M2D Partners Named to 2020 List of Texas Super Lawyers

Mike Muskat and Michelle Mahony recognized among the top labor and employment attorneys in Texas Muskat, Mahony & Devine is pleased to announce that firm partners Mike Muskat and Michelle Mahony have been named to the 2020 list of Texas Super Lawyers, a prestigious legal ranking that recognizes no more than 5 percent of Texas …read more »

M2D Attorney Daniel Lenhoff Admitted to California Bar

Daniel Lenhoff, Senior Associate at the Firm, recently passed the California Bar Exam and took the California attorney’s oath to become a member of the State Bar of California. Daniel has assisted employers with issues specific to California employment and non-compete restrictions for years, and this will allow him to continue to do so as …read more »

M2D and Mike Muskat Named in Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 Survey of Top Employment Law Firms and Lawyers

Muskat, Mahony & Devine, LLP was honored to be recently named by Benchmark Litigation as one of a select group of Recommended employment law firms in Texas for employers. In addition, partner Mike Muskat was named as an Employment Law Star. Benchmark Litigation is one of the leading guides to top litigation firms and lawyers …read more »

M2D Wins Significant Case Applying the FLSA’s Motor Carrier Act (DOT) Exemption

An important part of M2D’s practice is defending employers in complex wage and hour litigation.  On September 25, 2019, M2D scored a major victory for a firm client by winning summary judgment in a large collective-action case involving application of the FLSA’s Motor Carrier Act (DOT) exemption, styled Norman et al. v. QES Wireline, LLC, …read more »