The attorneys and staff of Munck Wilson Mandala are proud to congratulate Audrey Mross who has been selected as the 2019 Alumni Fellow for the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University. The program provides accomplished professional alumni of Kansas State University an opportunity to share their expertise with students, faculty and administration. Only 317 Kansas State University alumni have been designated as Alumni Fellows since the program’s inception in 1983. With nearly 187,000 living graduates, this is a prestigious recognition for Mross.
“We are very happy for Audrey and congratulate her on this honor,” said William Munck, managing partner of MWM. “Audrey’s commitment and involvement in the many organizations that support alumni, students, and faculty at Kansas State University demonstrate her sincere passion and dedication to her alma mater.”
At Munck Wilson Mandala, Mross is a partner and co-chairs the firm’s employment and labor law group. She brings a unique combination of experience having worked both as an HR professional for 11 years prior and as a legal advisor to HR professionals for more than two decades.
Highly regarded as a legal advisor to companies and HR departments locally and nationally, Mross advises on employment agreements, employee handbooks, and various documents that need to comply with federal, state, and local law. She represents single and multi-state employers in various matters involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and she guides HR professionals in proactive measures to help them avoid litigation.
An avid presenter, Mross has given more than 700 speeches, radio broadcasts, and webcasts since 1995. She is sourced and published in USA Today, CNN/Money, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, National Law Journal, Texas Lawyer, Dallas Business Journal, HR magazine, SHRM Legal Report, HR Matters magazine and Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes.
Mross also authors an informative newsletter, Legal Briefs for HR, focused on updating HR professionals, in-house counsel, business owners, and others on various legal issues affecting the human resources community.
Mross has been named a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters for multiple years as well as a Best Lawyer in Dallas by D Magazine. In 1999, she was named the Kansas State University Alumni Association Volunteer of the Year. Her involvement with Kansas State University has spanned decades and includes serving as the president of the Kansas State University Texans Alumni Club since 1991 and holding various board positions with the Kansas State University Alumni Association, including serving as chair from 2010-2011. Mross is a founding member of the Pre-Law Advisory Board and in 2018, Mross was selected to the board of trustees of the Kansas State University Foundation.
Mross received her J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law where she was a Phi Delta Phi member and she holds a BS in marketing from Kansas State University.
Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with offices in Dallas, Austin and Marshall, Texas, and Los Angeles, California. The firm offers full-service counsel in the areas of intellectual property litigation, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property portfolio development, corporate transactions and securities, and employment law. Munck Wilson Mandala represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Learn more about the firm at https://www.munckwilson.com.