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 in labor and employment law, serving clients from a variety of industries ranging from banking, to health care, to trucking, to energy. Additionally, Julie assists public and private college and universities with the unique challenges that face institutions of higher learning.

In the area of labor and employment law, Julie regularly counsels employers on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), sexual harassment, employee discipline/termination, disability accommodation requests, wage and hour compliance, and federal and state anti-discrimination laws. Julie routinely conducts customized in-house training programs for her clients’ supervisors and HR personnel on a variety of employment law topics. She also assists employers with reviewing and drafting their employee handbooks and other personnel policies. Additionally, Julie regularly defends employers in litigation in state and federal courts throughout West Virginia and Pennsylvania, as well as with respect to complaints filed with the West Virginia Human Rights Commission and charges before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Julie also represents colleges, universities, and other educational institutions by providing compliance counseling, defending litigation, and conducting investigations. Julie counsels higher education clients on compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, including Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Housing Act (FHAct), and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Julie has defended numerous lawsuits brought against colleges and universities in a variety of contexts, including threatened Title IX respondent litigation. She has also represented institutions in investigations relating to student complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights and the West Virginia Human Rights Commission. She has also provided counseling and advice on drafting and complying with policies and procedures under Title IX. She also provides investigation services relating to allegations of discrimination, harassment, and employee misconduct.

Julie is the Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee and is a member of the firm’s Higher Education and Banking & Financial Services industry teams.

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

Speaking Engagement: Employment Law – Is Your Business Protected?

Speaking Engagement: West Virginia Employment Law Update

Speaking Engagement: Emotional Support Animal Requests on College Campuses

Key Experience

Defended higher education institution against allegations of disability discrimination and failure-to-accommodate under the West Virginia Human Rights Act
Defended manufacturer against allegations of age discrimination, disability discrimination, failure-to-accommodate, and workers’ compensation retaliation
Defended non-profit against allegations of unpaid wages

Memberships & Awards

Leadership West Virginia, Class of 2018
Leadership Monongalia, Class of 2014
Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
Defense Research Institute
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Phi Beta Kappa
Order of the Barristers
Duquesne University Law Review
Graduated magna cum laude, Duquesne University
Graduated summa cum laude, Washington & Jefferson College