Meghaan Madriz, an accomplished employment litigator with deep experience representing employers in wage-and-hour matters, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s Houston office. She is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in labor and employment law.
Madriz represents employers of all sizes in courts across the country and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, JAMS and the American Arbitration Association. In her robust employment practice, she advises clients on compliance matters, investigations and disputes. She recently won decertification of a nationwide Fair Labor Standards Act collective action in a significant exempt misclassification case. Madriz also defends clients in discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims and has significant experience handling unfair competition and misappropriation of trade secret litigation.
In addition to her employment litigation and counseling practice, Madriz represents at-risk children and underprivileged families in pro bono cases. She comes to McGuireWoods from Haynes and Boone.