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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 is a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, the premier peer-selected organization of labor and employment lawyers in North America. Admission is by invitation only, after a rigorous screening process. 

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 founder of the Best Places to Work in Omaha initiative.

Scott serves on the Board of Directors for the Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce & Industry. 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 serves on the University of Nebraska College of Law Dean’s Advisory Board.


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

Professional & Civic Affiliations

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

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

Selected Practice Highlights

  • Investigator and Counsel for Workplace Fraud and Compliance Investigations
  • Implementation of successful labor negotiations and labor strategies for private and public employers
  • Development and Implementation of CEO and Corporate Board Evaluations and Selection
  • Development of corporate wide-incentive programs
  • Creation of executive recruitment strategies, agreements and incentive plans
  • 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
  • Routinely advising and pursuing 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

Selected Recent Publications

  • Scott is formerly the Chapter Chairman and Editor for BNA’s employment discrimination law treatise, Employment Discrimination Law, and a Contributing Editor for BNA’s leading labor law treatise, The Developing Labor Law. He has written several law review articles addressing the equal opportunity laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the drafting of pre-dispute arbitration agreements. He has been cited by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and the Associated Press on employment law issues.

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Scott is a frequent presenter and lecturer before industry and trade groups of all types, including events sponsored by SHRM affiliates, bankers associations, hospital associations, chamber groups and attorneys

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