Overview

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 counsel at all levels of the federal and state courts and before the U.S. Supreme Court, and has recently led successful challenges against nationwide federal labor regulations on behalf of multi-industry coalitions, including the 2016 “white collar” overtime rule and the so-called “blacklisting” rule. He has also succeeded in the courts in numerous cases involving the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the Department of Labor (DOL). 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.

Recognition

Fellow

College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Inducted 2017

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2014-2018

Awarded, AV® Peer Review Rating

Martindale-Hubbell

Named, Super Lawyer

Washington DC

Super Lawyers

Named, Lawyer of the Year

Labor Law - Management, Washington DC

The Best Lawyers in America©

2015

News, Analysis & Press

MVP: Littler Mendelson's Maury Baskin

Law360

December 14, 2017

What’s Next for the Federal Overtime Rule?

SHRM Online

September 5, 2017

DC Circ. Nixes NLRB Classification of FedEx Drivers

Law360

March 3, 2017

Enjoined OT Rules – Now What?

SHRM Online

December 19, 2016

Was the Obama NLRB the Most Partisan Board in History?

Coalition for a Democratic Workplace

December 6, 2016

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

Workplace Policy Institute State of Play: An Inside Perspective on Labor and Employment Policy in Congress and the Federal Agencies

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 3, 2018

Capital Briefing - What Labor and Employment Policy Changes Lie Ahead?

2017 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference, Washington, D.C.

June 6, 2017

The New Supreme Court Balance: Implications for Labor and Employment Law

The 2017 Executive Employer® Conference

May 11, 2017

An Insider's View From the Capitol: A Workplace Policy Update

The 2017 Executive Employer® Conference

May 10, 2017
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
The DOL's Persuader Rule: What Impact Will It Have On Your Business?

April 29, 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
Independent Contractors, Joint Employers and the Unintended Employment Relationship

Tysons Corner, VA

December 16, 2015

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
Next Steps In The Wake Of The Companionship Exemption Decision: What Should Home Care Employers Do Now?

March 24, 2015
Government Moving the Goalposts - Labor & Workplace Policy Changes - What do they mean for Franchising?

January 13, 2015
Important Update to the DOL's Home Care Rule

January 12, 2015
The NLRB After Noel Canning: What's Ahead for the Ambush Election Rule, Employer Email Systems, the Joint Employer Relationship and Other Big Labor Issues?

July 1, 2014
Changing Of The Guard: The Impact of the NLRB's Reconsideration of the Register Guard Decision on Employers' Electronic Communications

May 28, 2014
Littler's Workplace Policy Institute™ – NLRB Ambush Election Rule: The Practical Impact on Employers

March 24, 2014
A Special Labor Day 2013 Report: Is Labor Poised For Rebirth?

September 11, 2013

Education

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

Bar Admission

District of Columbia
Maryland
Florida

Courts

  • 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, 2nd 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. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland