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Boulette, Golden & Marin L.L.P. is proud to announce the inclusion of six attorneys from the firm in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America, published by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings represent recognition for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Honored this year:

  • Jason S. Boulette, Partner (13th consecutive year)
    • Employment Law – Management
    • Labor Law – Management
  • Michael J. Golden, Partner (3rd year)
    • Employment Law – Management
  • Michael D. Marin, Partner (10th consecutive year)
    • Commercial Litigation
  • Ann Price, Partner (2nd year)
    • Employment Law – Management
  • Laura Merritt, Partner
    • Employment Law – Management
  • Tanya DeMent, Associate Attorney
    • Litigation, Labor and Employment

Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. has once more been included in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America, a peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide, published by U.S. News & World Report. The firm was recognized in the following areas:

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor Law – Management

Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. is an Austin-based employment and litigation law firm focused on employment and business litigation, counseling, compliance, and corporate immigration services for employers in Texas in a broad range of industries.

ESPN Sports Business Reporter Darren Rovell quoted our own Mike Golden as one of the “half-dozen experts” ESPN contacted nationwide on the issue of Jerry Jones’s threat that Dallas Cowboys players who did not stand for the National Anthem would be benched. ESPN shared Mike’s analysis along with the thoughts of professors from law schools across the country. The question was whether it would violate any employment laws for the Cowboys to refuse to allow players to play if they did not stand for the National Anthem. While there was some disagreement, the majority of the experts and Mike came to the same conclusion: the Cowboys would not be violating the law by sitting players who did not stand. Full article>>>

Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. Partner Michael D. Marin will moderate a panel entitled “Conducting Effective Internal Investigations: An In-House and Outside Counsel’s Perspective” at the 40th Annual National Convention of the Hispanic National Bar Association in Chicago on Thursday, September 3rd. The panel, eligible for CLE credit, will be presented as part of the Corporate and Business Law track.

Panelists will discuss the different roles and duties that in-house and outside counsel have during corporate internal investigations. They will also discuss important issues that lawyers conducting internal investigations regularly must address, including best practices for gathering and preserving evidence, avoiding the obstruction of any parallel government investigation, resolving privilege and data privacy issues, terminating problematic conduct by employees, and reporting unlawful conduct to prosecutors. In addition, the panelists will discuss ethical issues that are increasingly arising during internal investigations, including attorney-client privilege issues, conflicts of interest, joint representation of companies and employees, and witness cooperation.

Panelists include:

  • Jacquelynn Ruiz, Director, Employment Practices, Raymond James, Chicago, IL
  • Roberto M. Braceras, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston, MA
  • Amelia R. Medina, Associate, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta, GA
  • Hasan Ibrahim, Vice President and Regulatory Counsel, The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ

Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. partner Ann Abrams Price has been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America, in the Employment Law – Management practice area. The publication is a peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide.

Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. Partner Michael Marin will moderate a CLE Panel presentation entitled “Ethical Issues in Employment Investigations and Litigation” at the Hispanic National Bar Association Corporate Counsel Conference to be held in San Antonio, in March 2015. Mr. Marin serves as chair of the 2015 CLE Committee for the national conference that will  present experts in over 24 programs in four tracks:  In-House & Corporate Counsel, Litigation & Business Law, Public Interest & Government, and Business Development. Additional information on the convention is available at the HNBA Website.

Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.C. partner Mike Golden worked successfully with Jay Old & Associates to win a favorable verdict in and employment discrimination case. Read more >>>

Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. Partner Ann Abrams Price will give a presentation entitled “Hot Goods and Fair Labor Standards Act Compliance” Thursday, February 19, 2005. Ms. Price will be addressing the annual convention of the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association in San Marcos. Additional information on the convention is available at the Association’s website.
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Merritt joins firm as it amends its name to Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P.

Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. is very pleased to announce the addition of accomplished employment law attorney, Laura M. Merritt, to the firm as a Partner as of Monday, February 9, 2015. Previously with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Merritt is licensed in Texas and Washington, is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and has been repeatedly recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer (Thompson-Reuters Corporation). Merritt is the fourth partner at the firm who is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, along with Ann Price, Jason Boulette, and Mike Golden. Representing employers in a wide range of employment and labor matters, Laura’s practice includes litigation, training, counseling, and negotiating definitive and ancillary employee-related agreements in corporate transactions.

“I am excited to announce that after 10 wonderful years, I am leaving WSGR to partner with the Austin-based employment law, litigation, and business immigration firm of Boulette Golden & Marin”, stated Ms. Merritt.

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Michael Marin, Partner

Merritt joins the firm at an exciting time as it amends its name to Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P., adding longtime partner and well known litigator, Michael Marin to its masthead. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation (2009-2015), Marin is a former Vinson & Elkins litigation partner in his twentieth year of practice. Michael represents clients in business, employment, and non-compete litigation matters. In addition, his practice includes internal investigations, federal and state agency compliance, employment contracts, and non-disclosure agreements.

“We are kicking off 2015 with a bang!” said founding partner Jason Boulette. “We’re very happy with Laura’s arrival and the addition of Marin to the firm name. Growth is good, and we’re moving in a very positive direction,” he continued.

About Boulette Golden & Marin, L.L.P.
Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. is an award-winning Austin-based employment and litigation law firm focused on employment and business litigation, counseling, compliance and corporate immigration services for employers in Texas. Well known as experienced, pragmatic litigators who provide responsive and cost-effective counsel to their clients, BG&M attorneys deliver the results of a large law firm with the responsiveness and cost efficiency of a smaller firm. For more information, please visit www.boulettegolden.com.

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