Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
  • summa cum laude; Jurisprudence Awards in Research, Writing and Analysis: Intellectual Property; Basic Income Tax B; International Sale of Goods; State and Local Taxation
  • Dean Charles H. King Scholar
  • Michigan State Law Review, Editor-in-Chief; MSU Law Arbitration Team; Intellectual Property Law Society
University of Nebraska, M.M.
  • Music - Flute Performance
Baldwin Wallace University, B.M.
  • Music - Flute Performance, Jazz Emphasis
  • summa cum laude; Presidential Scholarship


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Jennifer Muse is an associate in the firm’s Labor and Employment department. She focuses her practice on employment counseling and litigation, and assists in wage and hour compliance.

  • Defends charges brought against employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state civil rights departments
  • Advises employers with federal contract compliance, including developing affirmative action programs and meeting reporting requirements
  • Drafts and reviews employment contracts and severance agreements, including noncompete agreements
  • Assists in advising employers on drafting and implementing work rules, policies, procedures, and employee handbooks that will appropriately match the employers’ specific business goals
  • Aids in various stages of state and federal litigation, including responding to complaints, drafting discovery requests and responses, and crafting dispositive motions
  • Assists in counseling clients on wage and hour matters under state and federal laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act


Representative Matters

Served as a judicial extern for the Honorable David W. McKeague of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit while attending law school

Worked as a rights and reproductions intern at the Indianapolis Museum of Art while attending law school 



  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2019
  • Honorable Mention, 44th Annual Rossman Award, 2017 (for "Monkeys and Elephants and Koalas, Oh My! Is Originality Still the Touchstone of Authorship in United States Copyright Law?")

Professional & Community Involvement

Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

  • Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Arts, Communications, Entertainment & Sports Law Section

American Bar Association

  • Young Lawyers Division--Labor and Employment Law Committee Member

Michigan Flute Orchestra, Board of Directors, 2017-present

Detroit Symphony Orchestra, NextGen Committee Member, 2017-present

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