Julie A. Moore
(304) 598-8137
Office: Morgantown
J.D. Duquesne University
B.A. Washington & Jefferson College
Licensure: PA | WV
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Julie Moore is a Member in the firm’s Morgantown office.  Julie focuses her practice primarily in labor and employment law.  She regularly advises and counsels employers – both private and public – on various aspects of employment law, ranging from wage and hour compliance, to employee discipline and termination issues, to disability accommodation requests.  Julie routinely conducts customized in-house training programs for her clients’ supervisors and HR personnel on a variety of employment law topics, including harassment and FMLA compliance.  She also works with employers on reviewing and drafting their employee handbooks and other personnel policies.  Julie regularly defends employment lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout West Virginia and Pennsylvania, as well as charges filed before the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the West Virginia Human Rights Commission, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  She is licensed to practice in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Florida. Julie is the Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee and is a member of the firm’s Higher Education industry team. 

Work Experience

2011 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2009-2011 Judicial Clerk to The Honorable Thomas M. Burke, United States Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges
2007-2009 Law Clerk, United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer, Western District of Pennsylvania

Speaking Engagements

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO) Member Conference: Transgender Issues Facing Higher Education (June 2016)

Garrett County HR Roundtable: Employment Law: Is Your Business Protected?, May 2016

Pittsburgh Business Times, Key Challenges Facing Higher Education - Disability Accommodations on College Campuses: Access to Technology & Emotional Support Animals (April 2016)

FMLA Compliance Update: SHRM – Tri-State Chapter, February 2016

FMLA Compliance Update: SHRM – North Central WV Chapter, May 2015

Key Experience

Sought summary judgment for a multinational banking and financial services corporation regarding allegations of age and sex discrimination under the ADEA and Title VII in the context of a reduction-in-force
Defended a parks and recreation commission regarding allegations of improper overtime compensation under the FLSA
Represented a residential and commercial services client in proceedings before the West Virginia Human Rights Commission regarding allegations of sex discrimination and hostile work environment

Memberships & Awards

Premier 100 Trial Attorney, American Academy of Trial Attorneys
ABA & Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor & Employment Law
CALI Excellence Award for Employment Discrimination Law
Phi Beta Kappa
Order of the Barristers
Duquesne University Law Review
Graduated magna cum laude, Duquesne University
Graduated summa cum laude, Washington & Jefferson College