R. Henry Moore|
Three Gateway Center
401 Liberty Ave, Suite 1500
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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R. Henry "Hank" Moore
is a Member of Jackson Kelly PLLC and is the Manager of the Firm's Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, office.
Mr. Moore is a member of the Firm's nationwide Occupational Safety and Health Practice Group. His practice is primarily concentrated in the areas of compliance counseling, litigation of civil and criminal enforcement matters, accident investigation and discrimination claims under both state and federal statutory provisions. His career in occupational safety and health law commenced in 1978, and he has counseled clients in a variety of industries, including coal mining, metal and nonmetal mining, stone, sand and gravel operations. In addition, his practice extends to labor and employment issues, including representing employers in investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor and in litigation under the various federal whistleblower statutes.
Mr. Moore was a member of the lead defense team and successfully represented several corporate and individual clients in nationwide dust sampling fraud litigation under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. He has represented clients subject to criminal investigation and prosecution under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act, including the falsification of training records and tampering with respirable coal mine dust samples. He has represented mine operators in cases involving mine explosions which resulted in multiple fatalities in proceedings up through appeals to the United States Court of Appeals. On a number of occasions, he has been involved at the mine site immediately after an explosion to counsel the operator through the initial phases of rescue and recovery. He has represented mine operators in other cases up through the United States Court of Appeals involving issues of coal mine ventilation, mine safety discrimination and liability for contractor violations.
Mr. Moore serves as safety and health counsel to the Pennsylvania Coal Association. Some of the cases he has been involved in are:
Cumberland Coal Resources, LP v. Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Com'n, 515 F.3d 247 (C.A.3, 2008) (mine ventilation)
Cyprus Emerald Resources Corp. v. Federal Mine Safety, Health Review Com'n, 195 F.3d 42, (C.A.D.C., 1999) (interpretation of Mine Act re: injury reporting)
Secretary of Labor v. Keystone Coal Min. Corp., 151 F.3d 1096 (C.A.D.C. 1998) (industry wide trial on respirable dust tampering)
RNS Services, Inc. v. Secretary of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Admin. (MSHA), 115 F.3d 182 (C.A.3, 1997) (MSHA jurisdiction)
Plateau Mining Corp. v. Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Com'n, 519 F.3d 1176 (C.A.10, 2009) (mine ventilation and explosion)
Secretary of Labor v. Twentymile Coal Co., 456 F.3d 151 (C.A.D.C. 2006) (contractor liability under the Mine Act)
Mr. Moore is a 1976 graduate of the Dickinson School of Law and a 1972 graduate of Dartmouth College. He is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth and District of Columbia Circuits.