Steve Moore is a partner and co-chair of the firm’s Class Action Litigation Practice Group. Based in Denver and Los Angeles, Steve is a national litigator and devotes his practice exclusively to the representation of employers in a wide range of labor and employment disputes, including discrimination and wage and hour cases. Steve has represented clients, both domestic and international, in the healthcare, accounting, transportation, media, energy, technology, electronics, hospitality, retail and financial services industries.
His experience includes representing employers against nationwide class actions involving allegations of systemic discrimination and other civil rights violations. He has also defended employers against nationwide collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and related state wage and hour laws. He is also noted for his defense of employers against pattern or practice cases filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He regularly represents employers against large-scale, systemic investigations being conducted by the EEOC in response to Commissioner's Charges and other class- based charges of discrimination.
As a result of Steve's litigation experience, companies often call upon him for his advice and counsel with respect to strategic planning and human resources issues, including executive terminations, wage and hour compliance, and the development of personnel policies, employment contracts, and non-compete agreements. Steve also advises companies regarding labor and employment issues relating to mergers and acquisitions. Steve has also represented companies in significant litigation against departing executives, including for violations of non-compete agreements and trade secret theft.