Christopher E. "Chris" Moore

Christopher E. "Chris" Moore

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Recognized since 2007

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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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.


  • 701 Poydras Street, Suite 3500
    New Orleans, LA 70139


  • Rhodes College, graduated 1992

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Texas, State Bar of Texas
  • Louisiana, Louisiana State Bar Association


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Federal Bar Association - Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association - Member
  • NACUA - Member
  • SHRM - Member
  • Tennessee State Bar Association - Member
  • Texas State Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Special Focus

  • Class Actions
  • Contract Disputes
  • Defense
  • Labor
  • Litigation
  • Management
  • Title VII Litigation
  • Trade Secrets
  • Wage-Hour Law


  • Louisiana Super Lawyer (2012-2013)
  • Chambers USA (2010, 2012, 2013)

Other Court Admissions

  • 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


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.

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