Michael J. Moore
Associate
(304) 933-8153
Office: Bridgeport
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
J.D. West Virginia University
B.S.B.A. West Virginia University, Summa Cum Laude
Licensure: WV
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Biography

Michael Moore dedicates his practice to labor and employment matters and has significant experience preparing cases for trial.  Michael has represented companies in defense of claims involving state and federal employment laws. He works aggressively to tailor a strategy for each client's litigation needs. Michael frequently gives presentations to clients on “best practices” for their businesses and counsels them, prior to litigation, to resolve labor and employment disputes they encounter. 

 

Aside from his practice, Michael remains active in the community, serving as the Chairperson for the Clarksburg Salvation Army.  Michael serves on the Bridgeport Fire Civil Service board and volunteers through the Harrison County United Way and the Relay for Life.  He is also a member of the Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity and Golden Key International Honour Society.

Work Experience

2015 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2012-2015 Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Speaking Engagements

“Labor & Employment Issues to be Aware of in 2017,” Cava & Banko, November 17, 2016

“Understanding the FLSA Overtime Revisions,” Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce, November 4, 2016

Co-author, “Potential Recovery for Employment Actions in West Virginia and How the New Statutory Limits on Damages Will Support Practitioners,” West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel, May 2016

Author, “Transgender and Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII ,” National Law Review, June 2, 2016

"Every Move You Make: GPS Tracking of Employees and Workplace Implications," Webinar, October 2015

Co-author, “Mortgage Loan Officer Classification & Potential Implications,” Community Banker's Magazine, Spring 2015

“The Side Effects of Being an Employer,” The West Virginia Lawyer, October-December 2014

Co-author, “Loan Originators & Overtime: What Should Employers Do?” The Community Banker, Spring 2014

Key Experience

Defended client at trial against claims of race discrimination
Defended insurance company accused of litigation violations by former employee before Circuit Court and Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
Defended large lender against claim of disability discrimination after investigation by West Virginia Human Rights Commission

Memberships & Awards

Professional
West Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star (2016, 2017)
American Bar Association
West Virginia State Bar
Member, United States Supreme Court Clinic
United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Harrison County Bar Association
Order of the Coif (Graduated Top 5)
Senior Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 114
Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 113

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