Eric W. Mueller

Eric W. Mueller

Eric W. Mueller, Partner

Eric practices exclusively in the area of labor and employment on behalf of management. He regularly provides counsel to employers concerning all areas of employment and labor law, including human resources decisions, union organizing, employee communications, employment and labor policies, employee investigations, discrimination and retaliation charges, and compliance with state and federal employment and labor laws. He has experience helping navigate clients through all forms of difficult negotiations and labor environments, including the use of boycotts, corporate campaigns, media and political pressure, strikes, lockouts, and other economic weapons.

Prior to joining the firm, Eric worked with the National Football League – Management Council (Labor & Legal Department), advising NFL teams on labor and employment law matters.

Eric represents employers throughout the United States in matters such as:

  • Negotiating collective bargaining agreements;
  • Arbitration of union grievances concerning employee discipline/discharges and contract interpretation disputes;
  • Discrimination and retaliation charges;
  • Defending unfair labor practice charges;
  • Union representation petitions and organizing campaigns;
  • Labor and employment matters in asset and stock purchases/sales;
  • Management training on labor and employment law risk management and dispute avoidance; and
  • Layoffs, restructurings, employee terminations, and other sensitive human resources matters.

Court Admissions

United States Courts of Appeals:

  • Ninth Circuit

United States District Courts:

  • Central District of California
  • Northern District of California
  • Southern District of California

B.A., Business Economics (Highest Honors), University of California, Santa Barbara (2010)

J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (2013)

  • Editor-in-Chief, UCLA Entertainment Law Review – Volume 20

Speaking Engagements

  • Update on California Labor Laws for Hoteliers, Los Angeles Hotel Human Resources Association (April 2015)

Professional Associations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association – Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel