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Brian G. Muse

5425 Discovery Park Boulevard
Suite 200
Williamsburg, Virginia 23188
Phone:  757.941.2802
Fax:  757.941.2879


Brian focuses his practice on counseling, mediating, arbitrating and litigating matters involving employment issues such as discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour claims. He has also successfully litigated business tort matters involving non-competition agreements, non-solicitation agreements and corporate trade secrets in multiple states and jurisdictions.  Brian has extensive experience representing businesses in federal lawsuits alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act's Public Accommodation and Access requirements.

He counsels employers to assist them in avoiding litigation and governmental investigations. This includes providing onsite training and seminars related to anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policies as well as drafting and reviewing employment contracts and handbooks. He is also a member of the firm's Affordable Care Act team, which focuses on helping employers of all types and sizes successfully implement changes currently and soon-to-be required by the nation’s unprecedented healthcare reform initiatives.

Legal Experience

  • LeClairRyan, Williamsburg and Richmond, Virginia, 2006 – present
  • Kaufman & Canoles, Williamsburg, Virginia, 2006
  • Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, L.L.P., McLean, Virginia, 2004 – 2006
  • Hogan & Hartson LLP, McLean, Virginia, 2001 – 2004

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Williamsburg Bar Association


  • Listed among the "Legal Elite" by Virginia Business magazine in Labor/Employment, 2012-2014 
  • Recognized as a Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star by Law & Politics magazine for Employment & Labor, 2010-2015
  • Editorial Board, William & Mary Law Review, 2000–2001


  • J.D., College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., American Government, with distinction, University of Virginia, 1998

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit