Education

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

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional Affiliations

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
Overview
Experience
Community
News & Resources
Honors

Overview

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

Experience

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 

Community

  • Michigan Flute Orchestra, Board of Directors, 2017-present

  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra, NextGen Committee Member, 2017-present

News & Resources

Publications

Blogs

Honors

  • 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?")