Barbara's practice focuses primarily on employment issues related to workplace policies, claims of discrimination and mistreatment in the workplace, and wage and hour compliance. Barbara's passion for understanding and interpreting employment-related laws and regulations, coupled with her interest in assisting clients in adhering to such laws and regulations, has driven her career objective to provide clients with creative and cost-effective solutions to workplace issues.
Barbara also serves the Business and Corporate Services Practice Team by providing assistance with mergers and acquisitions, and the Real Estate, Development and Construction Team by researching and analyzing various real estate and municipal issues.
Prior to joining Varnum, Barbara worked at the National Housing Law Project where she spent significant time researching and writing about foreclosure statutes, and served as a legal intern with the Michigan House of Representatives. During law school, she was a student-attorney in the Community and Economic Development Clinic, where she first discovered her interest in Labor and Employment law by advising a startup entrepreneur on various state and federal employment laws.
For more information, please contact Barbara Moore at 616/336-6556 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Reviewing and revising employee handbooks
Advising clients on various employment law matters related the Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Payment of Wages and Fringe Benefits Act, and applicable state statutes and regulations
Reviewing employee paid leave policies and advising clients on compliance with Michigan's Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA) and comparable state statutes
Assisting employers in the interpretation and application of medical and newly-enacted recreational marijuana statutes to their work environments
Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids, volunteer
Tutor Mate, tutor
Westside Collaborative, Board
Women for Degage, Leadership Team
News & Publications
- Are Michigan’s New Paid Medical Leave Act and Minimum Wage Law Constitutional? The Michigan Supreme Court Hears ArgumentsLabor and Employment Advisory, July 24, 2019
- Labor and Employment Advisory, March 27, 2019
- Labor and Employment Advisory, December 20, 2018
- Labor and Employment Advisory, November 7, 2018
University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Production Editor, Michigan Journal of Gender and Law
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
B.A., with high honors, 2014
- All Michigan state courts