Maury Baskin focuses his Washington, DC-based practice on national labor policy, challenging excessive government regulation on behalf of small and large businesses, while advising employers in compliance issues. He has extensive experience in dealing with labor relations and union pressure tactics, employment discrimination and wage and hour law. He has represented a variety of industry sectors, advising clients involved in construction, government contracting, higher education, telecommunications, hospitality, security, and nonprofits.

Maury has served as lead appellate counsel at all levels of the federal and state courts and before the U. S. Supreme Court, and has led successful challenges against federal agencies including the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Maury is the Chair of Littler's Construction Industry Group and has long represented the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) national trade association and many of its construction industry members. On their behalf, he has been one of the leading advocates against government-mandated project labor agreements, prevailing wage expansion, and union corporate campaigns.


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News, Analysis & Press

Attorneys Advise Go-Slow Approach After Overtime Rules Injunction

Business Management Daily

December 1, 2016

Final Contractor Rule Raises Concerns, Lawyers Say

Bloomberg Law Occupational Safety & Health Reporter™

September 8, 2016

Labor Regulations Continue to Pursue Anti-Business Agenda

Construction Executive

March 3, 2015

Big Changes Announced in Federal and Local Labor Laws

Building Washington Magazine

March 1, 2015

DOL’s Narrowed ‘Companionship Services’ Definition Vacated

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

January 22, 2015

NLRB General Counsel Richard Griffin has broken his public silence on joint employment

Politico Pro Labor & Employment

October 29, 2014

Attorneys Highlight Privacy, Data Security Court Milestones Worthy of a Closer Look

Bloomberg BNA Privacy & Security Law Report

September 15, 2014

NLRB rulings pit employer policies against worker rights

Employee Benefit News

August 14, 2014

Businesses Tell House Panel That OSHA's ‘Subregulatory Agenda' Crosses the Line

Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report®

February 5, 2014

D.C. Circuit Strikes Labor Board's Poster Rule

The National Law Journal

May 7, 2013

Speaking Engagements

2016 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference

Washington, DC

June 7, 2016

Government Contracting: The Frontlines of Future Employment Policy

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference

May 4, 2016

Labor and Employment Law Update for Merit Contractors

Associated Builders and Contractors of Metro Washington, Beltsville, MD

March 16, 2016

2016 Strategic Kickoff

Associated Builders and Contractors, Chesapeake Shores Chapter, Davidsonville, MD

January 21, 2016

New Federal and Local Labor Laws Targeting Merit Shops – Are You Prepared?

Associated Builders and Contractors of Metro Washington, Beltsville, MD

September 18, 2015

Today's Hot Labor Topics: The NLRB’s New Quickie Election Rule, Social Media and Email, Employee Handbooks, Joint Employers, ACA, and Pension Reform

2015 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Washington D.C.

June 25, 2015


  • J.D., University of Florida School of Law, 1978 With Honors
  • B.A., Harvard University, 1975 magna cum laude

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  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland