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Scott S. Moore regularly represents employers in various industries with respect to labor relations and employment matters, including personnel policies and decisions, labor negotiations, preventive planning, immigration, workplace investigations, workplace safety, equal opportunity, and the defense of employment-related claims. He has represented employers on labor and employment matters throughout the United States. Scott received his Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law, with high distinction, in 1992. 

Scott is one of the few employment lawyers regionally who has been selected as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (the premier peer-selected organization of labor and employment lawyers in North America), and as a member of the American Employment Law Council (the Nation’s premier organization for management-side employment lawyers).

Scott has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Employment Law, Immigration Law, and Labor Law. He was named the Best Lawyers’ 2020 Employment Law – Management Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers’ 2018 and 2022 Labor Law – Management Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers’ 2017 and 2021 Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year for Omaha. He has been listed in the Great Plains Super Lawyers, has been recognized as one of Nebraska’s top employment defense lawyers in Chambers USA, and is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Scott is the former Chair of the Best Places to Work in Omaha initiative, founded by Baird Holm.

Scott serves on the Board of Directors for the Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce & Industry and is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Children’s Respite Care Center. He is a former Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Nebraska, a former Council Chair of the Labor Relations Committee for the Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the former Chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association, and has served on the University of Nebraska College of Law Dean’s Advisory Board.

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., with high distinction, Order of the Coif, 1992
  • University of Nebraska at Lincoln, B.A., 1989

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Colorado, 1993
  • Iowa, 2004
  • Nebraska, 1992
  • South Dakota, 2013
  • Utah, 2013
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado, 1993
  • United States District Court, District of Nebraska, 1992

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Best Places to Work in Omaha, sponsored by the Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Former Chair (2003-2019)
  • Nebraska State Chamber & Industry, Board of Directors
  • Children’s Respite Care Center, Board of Directors
  • Conestoga Public Schools, Former Board of Directors
  • Human Resources Association of the Midlands, Legal Counsel 
  • Central Human Resources Management Association, Legal Counsel
  • State of Nebraska, Special Assistant Attorney General
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Associations’ Sections on Labor and Employment
  • SHRM Nebraska State Council, Former Member (2007 – 2010)
  • Nebraska Lung Association Leadership Council, Chairman (2007 – 2008)
  • Central States American Lung Association, Board of Directors (2006 – 2008)
  • NSBA Labor and Employment Section, Chairman (2005 – 2007)
  • SHRM Nebraska, Legislative Director (2007 – 2010)
  • Human Resources Association of the Midlands, Former Committee Chair and Board Member
  • Asthma Walk, Corporate Chairman (2007)
  • Corporate Cup, Corporate Chairman (2007)
  • Heartland Chapter of the American Red Cross, Executive Committee and Board member (2000 – 2006)
  • Omaha Theater Company for Young People, Former Board member
  • ICAN Focus Leadership Graduate (1999)
  • Labor Council Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce, Former Chairman
  • Labor and Employment Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association, Former Chairman

Selected Practice Highlights

  • Counsel to corporate executive leadership related to workplace strategies and compliance.
  • Advising and creation of Executive Agreements and Incentives
  • Implementing successful labor negotiations and labor strategies for private and public employers
  • Developing and implementing CEO and Corporate Board Evaluations and Selection
  • Investigating and counseling for Workplace Fraud and Compliance Investigations
  • Developing and counseling related to workplace policies and practices
  • Integrating foreign businesses into the United States Labor Market
  • Coordinating and providing direction for multi-national downsizings
  • Advising and representing numerous employers on EEO matters against numerous state and federal equal employment opportunity agencies
  • Advisement and pursuit of work-related authorization for employers on behalf of key immigrant employees, especially J-1 Waivers, H-1B and Green Cards for physicians
  • Establishing work-related dispute resolution systems, including pre-dispute arbitration agreements
  • Successfully defending against numerous wage and hour investigations by the Department of Labor, including multiple site/organization-wide wage and hour compliance audits
  • Successfully defending numerous union organizing campaigns ranging from small shops to large multi-location facilities including campaigns by the Teamsters, UFCW, AFSME and SEIU

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Labor Law Updates,” Nebraska Hospital Assoc. Annual Convention, October 2023
  • “Significant Updates and Trends in Labor and Employment Law,” HRAM February Chapter Program , February 2023

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Profile

Scott S. Moore regularly represents employers in various industries with respect to labor relations and employment matters, including personnel policies and decisions, labor negotiations, preventive planning, immigration, workplace investigations, workplace safety, equal opportunity, and the defense of employment-related claims. He has represented employers on labor and employment matters throughout the United States. Scott received his Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law, with high distinction, in 1992. 

Scott is one of the few employment lawyers regionally who has been selected as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (the premier peer-selected organization of labor and employment lawyers in North America), and as a member of the American Employment Law Council (the Nation’s premier organization for management-side employment lawyers).

Scott has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Employment Law, Immigration Law, and Labor Law. He was named the Best Lawyers’ 2020 Employment Law – Management Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers’ 2018 and 2022 Labor Law – Management Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers’ 2017 and 2021 Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year for Omaha. He has been listed in the Great Plains Super Lawyers, has been recognized as one of Nebraska’s top employment defense lawyers in Chambers USA, and is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Scott is the former Chair of the Best Places to Work in Omaha initiative, founded by Baird Holm.

Scott serves on the Board of Directors for the Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce & Industry and is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Children’s Respite Care Center. He is a former Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Nebraska, a former Council Chair of the Labor Relations Committee for the Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the former Chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association, and has served on the University of Nebraska College of Law Dean’s Advisory Board.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Best Places to Work in Omaha, sponsored by the Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Former Chair (2003-2019)
  • Nebraska State Chamber & Industry, Board of Directors
  • Children’s Respite Care Center, Board of Directors
  • Conestoga Public Schools, Former Board of Directors
  • Human Resources Association of the Midlands, Legal Counsel 
  • Central Human Resources Management Association, Legal Counsel
  • State of Nebraska, Special Assistant Attorney General
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Associations’ Sections on Labor and Employment
  • SHRM Nebraska State Council, Former Member (2007 – 2010)
  • Nebraska Lung Association Leadership Council, Chairman (2007 – 2008)
  • Central States American Lung Association, Board of Directors (2006 – 2008)
  • NSBA Labor and Employment Section, Chairman (2005 – 2007)
  • SHRM Nebraska, Legislative Director (2007 – 2010)
  • Human Resources Association of the Midlands, Former Committee Chair and Board Member
  • Asthma Walk, Corporate Chairman (2007)
  • Corporate Cup, Corporate Chairman (2007)
  • Heartland Chapter of the American Red Cross, Executive Committee and Board member (2000 – 2006)
  • Omaha Theater Company for Young People, Former Board member
  • ICAN Focus Leadership Graduate (1999)
  • Labor Council Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce, Former Chairman
  • Labor and Employment Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association, Former Chairman

Selected Practice Highlights

  • Counsel to corporate executive leadership related to workplace strategies and compliance.
  • Advising and creation of Executive Agreements and Incentives
  • Implementing successful labor negotiations and labor strategies for private and public employers
  • Developing and implementing CEO and Corporate Board Evaluations and Selection
  • Investigating and counseling for Workplace Fraud and Compliance Investigations
  • Developing and counseling related to workplace policies and practices
  • Integrating foreign businesses into the United States Labor Market
  • Coordinating and providing direction for multi-national downsizings
  • Advising and representing numerous employers on EEO matters against numerous state and federal equal employment opportunity agencies
  • Advisement and pursuit of work-related authorization for employers on behalf of key immigrant employees, especially J-1 Waivers, H-1B and Green Cards for physicians
  • Establishing work-related dispute resolution systems, including pre-dispute arbitration agreements
  • Successfully defending against numerous wage and hour investigations by the Department of Labor, including multiple site/organization-wide wage and hour compliance audits
  • Successfully defending numerous union organizing campaigns ranging from small shops to large multi-location facilities including campaigns by the Teamsters, UFCW, AFSME and SEIU

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • “Labor Law Updates,” Nebraska Hospital Assoc. Annual Convention, October 2023
  • “Significant Updates and Trends in Labor and Employment Law,” HRAM February Chapter Program , February 2023


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