Stephanie Moot focuses her practice on Title III ADA public accommodations. Ms. Moot has extensive experience defending class action and individual lawsuits for clients across various industries, such as food, retail, hospitality, healthcare and entertainment. She has handled a broad spectrum of disability discrimination matters under Title III and similar state laws involving architectural and operational barriers to access.
Additionally, Ms. Moot counsels clients on the requirements of the ADA and state accessibility laws. She works with clients to develop effective strategies for compliance that address design, operational, and industry-specific issues. She also guides clients on creating compliance policies and personnel training programs. With her knowledge and experience, she advises clients on hot button ADA issues such as website accessibility, point of sale devices, service animals, auxiliary aids and services, pool and spa lifts, ATMs, and recently-enacted design standards.
Ms. Moot’s secondary practice involves premises liability and personal injury defense arising from trucking accidents. She regularly handles high exposure cases involving permanent injuries and disability for commercial clients in federal and state court. She works with industry experts to provide risk assessments and minimize the potential for recovery of damages. She also conducts in-depth investigations to mount an effective defense for her clients and protect their assets.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Moot was a commercial litigation associate at a regional law firm. She also interned with the United States Department of Justice and United States Securities and Exchange Commission.