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Roscoe J. Mutz

Roscoe

Senior Associate

Direct: 520.790.5526
Fax: 520.790.5736
rmutz@fmlaw.law

Practice Areas:
Employment Law 
Commercial Litigation
HIPPA Compliance
Medical Marijuana
Personal Injury
Products Liability
Real Estate Litigation


Roscoe Mutz is an associate attorney with a broad litigation background, including commercial litigation, employment law, real estate disputes, condominium and homeowner association disputes, financial regulatory compliance and audit advice, litigation and compliance issues involving HIPAA, wage and hour law, and the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, personal injury and products liability, construction law, and wrongful death. Roscoe regularly represents employers before state and federal administrative agencies regarding allegations of discrimination and/or retaliation involving Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and other applicable statutes and regulations. Roscoe also assists employers with preventative advice regarding employment policies, drafts employee handbooks, internal policies and procedures, conducts investigations, drafts employment contracts, and provides employee training on myriad employment compliance matters. Roscoe is licensed in Arizona and Massachusetts.

Roscoe has represented clients during all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation investigation through trial and appeal. In addition to his trial practice experience, Roscoe has also drafted multiple appellate briefs regarding employment discrimination and constitutional issues, including Amicus Curie briefs and appeals to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.

Representative Cases and Articles

  • “Prop 206 is Here to Stay:  AZ Supreme Court Rejects Challenge”
  • “Up in Smoke:  Employer Drug Policies in Question Due to Arizona Medical Marijuana Act”
  • "HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule: Are You Compliant?”
  • Chardin v Police Com'r of Boston, 465 Mass. 314 (2013), On Appellant's Brief
  • Maltais Enterprises, LLC et. al. v. Salt Marsh, LLC et. al. 2011 WL 1593086 (Ma. Land Ct. 2011), Counsel for Prevailing Plaintiff

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Arizona, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2013
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, 2011 U.S. District Court , District of Massachusetts, 2010 Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 2008

Education and Honors

  • Boston College Law School, J.D. 2008
  • Boston College Mock Trial National Team, 2008
  • Boston College Mock Trial Competition Champion, 2008
  • Washburn University, B.S. 2005, summa cum laude,
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Washburn Mock Trial National Team, 2001-2005
  • Top Attorney 2005

Public Service and Community Involvement

  • Jr. El Tour, Inc. (Non-Profit), Board Member, Assistant Director
  • Make-A-Wish Arizona, Tucson Ambassador Board Member
  • Odyssey Storytelling (Tucson Non-Profit Community Storytelling), Producer
  • Humane Society of Southern Arizona, Volunteer
  • Tucson Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • Salvation Army, Project Hospitality, Overnight Volunteer
  • No More Deaths, Volunteer

About Our Firm

We are a minority owned, Tucson based law firm. We are frank and responsive in providing intelligent services which afford the best possible outcomes for our clients.