Christopher E. Moore

Office Managing Shareholder || New Orleans

Shareholder || Houston

Chris Moore is an advocate for employers, and has successfully defended federal and state law claims of race, sex, religious, age and disability discrimination; breach of contract, wrongful termination, retaliation, defamation, harassment, infliction of emotional distress, misrepresentation, interference with contract, whistleblower, employee benefits and abuse of right claims; state and federal wage claims; family and medical leave claims; unfair labor practices; and labor arbitrations.  He has also successfully represented employers in disputes involving non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.

Chris has also represented management in union organizing campaigns, labor disputes and the defense of unfair labor practice charges.  As an advisor, Chris has prepared written employment practices, systems, forms and contracts, and has trained managers on their implementation and administration.

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Chris handles litigation and advice for clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.  His clients include major oilfield services companies, retailers, medical facilities, and universities.

Education

  • J.D., University of Memphis, 1996
  • B.A., Rhodes College, 1992

Admittance to Practice

  • Louisiana
  • Texas
  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Tenth Circuits

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Tennessee State Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar Association
  • NACUA
  • SHRM
  • Fore!Kids Foundation

Speeches

  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - "No Vacation From Retaliation: The Rhyme and Reason Behind Effective Prevention Strategies" - Phoenix - May 10, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - "Avoiding Documentation Drama: Strategies for Managing and Improving Performance Documentation" - San Diego - May 5, 2017
  • NBI Seminar - "Advanced Employment Law" - December 6, 2011
  • ABA Committee for Liaison with EEOC, OFCCP and DOJ - "Predictions Sure to Go Wrong (Again): A Look Ahead to the Supreme Court’s 2011-2012 Term" - October 19, 2011
  • ABA Committee for Liaison with EEOC, OFCCP and DOJ - "Supreme Court 2010-2011 Term and OHSA: Enhanced Penalties" - November 17, 2010
  • ABA Committee for Liaison with EEOC, OFCCP and DOJ - "Legal Updates: Current Issues in FLSA Litigation and Congressional Initiatives" - August 19, 2009
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. - "The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Impact of the 2008 Amendments" - March 24, 2009
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. - "Employee Handbooks: Everything You Need to Know to Keep You Out of Trouble" - July 24, 2008
  • NBI Seminar - "Employment Laws Made Simple" - December 10, 2007
  • Loyola University College of Law - "Annual Labor and Employment Conference" - October 25, 2007
  • NBI Seminar - "Fluent Knowledge of and Comfort with Existing Laws" - 2007
  • NBI Seminar - "Internal Investigations" - 2007
  • NBI Seminar - "Proactive Measures Equate to Safeguards" - 2007
  • Loyola University College of Law - "Annual Labor and Employment Conference" - November 9, 2006
  • March 26, 2018 - SHRM Online - "How to Prevent Workplace Retaliation Claims"

Ranked in Chambers USA

Best Lawyers Award Badge

  • Best Lawyers in America (2006 to present)
  • Chambers USA (2010, 2012 to present)
  • Louisiana Super Lawyer (2012 to present)
  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

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