Eric S. Mueller Of Counsel




Eric Mueller focuses his practice on representing employers in a variety of employment-related litigation matters. In addition to his litigation practice, Eric provides guidance and counseling to management, human resources staff and in-house counsel regarding hiring, internal investigations and other employment matters. Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Eric served as in-house employment counsel for a national food service provider. Eric also was an associate at a national labor and employment firm representing employers on ADA, FLSA, FMLA, Title VII and other employment matters.
Eric routinely appears before state and federal courts throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia, and has extensive experience in all phases of litigation from discovery through trial to appeal. In addition, he represents clients in federal, state and local agency matters, including preparing position statements and participating in mediations.

Areas of Focus

Eric has extensive experience representing employers and management in all aspects of employment litigation, including allegations of discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, breach of restrictive covenants and retaliation claims. Eric also represents colleges and universities on employment and student-related matters, including internal investigations, agency claims and litigation.

As part of his practice, Eric advises and provides guidance to management, human resources and other departmental units with respect to compliance issues, employee discipline, pay equity, leave and disability matters, and the enforcement and implementation of employment policies. He also presents training programs for members of management, including compliance with ADA and FMLA laws and internal investigation training.

Insurance Coverage
Eric represents insurers in coverage disputes in state and federal courts. In addition to litigating matters, he analyzes coverage issues, drafts coverage opinions and prepares reservation of rights letters. Eric is experienced in interpreting a variety of policy forms for primary insurers, particularly with employment practices liability and general liability policies.

Professional Liability
Eric represents corporations, engineers, contractors and design professionals with respect to construction defect and construction accident cases relating to residential and commercial projects in Maryland. 

Hospitality & Restaurants
Eric also defends and provides advice to hotels, resorts, restaurants and other hospitality-related developers and retailers on a variety of legal matters.