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Justice Department veteran, partner at Omaha's Baird Holm, wins prestigious housing award

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Scott Moore, a partner with Omaha-based law firm Baird Holm, has been selected by the Fair Housing Center of Nebraska-Iowa as the recipient of the inaugural “Fair Housing Centers Founders’ Award.”

Scott Moore, a partner with Omaha-based law firm Baird Holm, has been selected by the Fair Housing Center of Nebraska-Iowa as the recipient of the inaugural “Fair Housing Centers Founders’ Award.”

Moore is being recognized for his service to the Board of Family Housing Advisory Services and his history of litigation of important fair housing cases at the trial and appellate levels.

“We are honoring Mr. Moore for his on-going advice, counsel and general support of the Center,” said Joe Garcia, director of the Fair Housing Center. “We have greatly benefited from his insight as well as indirectly by his impressive record of litigation that has helped advance the state of fair housing law.”

Moore represents individuals, developers, property management companies, nonprofit associations, real estate agents, architects and engineers in all fair housing and public accommodation matters. He served as the Deputy Chief of the Employment Litigation Section of the Civil Rights Division in Washington, D.C. from 2002 to 2003, and is a former senior trial attorney with the Housing and Civil Enforcement Section of the U. S. Department of Justice. While at the Justice Department, he served as lead counsel on some of the largest pattern or practice cases brought by the United States under the Fair Housing Act.