Practice Areas

Employment and Labor Law

Staying on top of ever-growing, often confusing employment law is not easy.  The firm helps you make working sense of these laws and defends your business in administrative and court proceedings.  

The firm provides regular, on-call advice, and represents employers in claims involving:     

Sexual harassment  • Race discrimination  • Age discrimination  • Gender/sex/pregnancy discrimination  • Disability discrimination  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  • Workers’ compensation retaliation  • Wage and hour, overtime  • Non-compete, non-disclosure agreements  • Severance, separation agreements  • Unemployment compensation disputes, appeals  • Hiring and firing issues  • Employee vs. contractor issues.     

The firm also drafts and reviews employment policies and procedures, as well as various employment-related contracts.

Commercial Law

Commercial matters are what drive your business.  Negotiating service and product contracts, establishing vendor terms, getting paid for your output, and protecting  against risk – these all allow your business to run and thrive.  

The firm understands this and can help you in the following  matters:     

Contract negotiation, drafting and litigation  • Commercial lease disputes  • Product liability  • Premises liability  • Regulatory compliance  • Risk management  • Suits on sworn accounts/commercial collection issues.

Consumer Law

While this firm does not handle consumer collections, it does defend businesses that do. Consumer collection and credit reporting agencies perform an important and necessary function for businesses that cannot otherwise collect valid debt.  

This firm represents such agencies in the following types of lawsuits:     

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)  • Texas Finance Code and Debt Collection Practices.

Attorney and Location Information



The office is located near the intersection of Southwest Parkway and William Cannon Dr. in southwest Austin, TX.     


There is ample free parking at the front and rear of the building.

Nicolle Nanasy Muehr


Ms. Muehr has been a business attorney in Austin for over 20 years.  She was a shareholder at one of Austin’s largest and most prestigious law firms, as well as a partner at a civil defense firm and senior counsel at a national employment and insurance defense firm, before founding Nanasy Muehr, PLLC.  She practices in each of the firm’s core practice areas and established the firm to more efficiently represent clients in all of these areas without the overhead and delays of larger firms.

Ms. Muehr is licensed to practice law in Texas and Michigan.  

She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Juris Doctor degree from the New England School of Law, Boston.