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Charleston, SC Open Positions

Litigation Associate

The Charleston office of Moore & Van Allen, PLLC, a large southeastern law firm with a national practice, is seeking an attorney for its litigation practice. Preferred candidates should have two to four years of litigation experience. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills, courtroom and deposition experience, and be able to appear in federal and state courts in South Carolina. State or federal clerkship experience is a plus.

Business Transactions Associate

Moore & Van Allen PLLC, a large southeastern law firm with a national practice, is seeking a business transactions attorney for its Charleston, SC office. Candidates should have one to four years of experience primarily in a commercial transactional practice – commercial real estate, mergers and acquisitions, debt finance and private equity/venture capital are all relevant areas of experience. Preferred candidates will have experience in drafting and negotiating transactional documentation and have the skills necessary to assist and ultimately take a lead role in a broad variety of commercial transactions. Candidates should also have excellent written and verbal communication ability and excellent academic credentials. Competitive compensation packet includes full benefits

Partner  

The Charleston office of Moore & Van Allen is seeking a partner with complementary practices and a portable book of business to expand the service offerings of our Charleston office. The ideal candidate has substantial portable client relationships in sophisticated practice areas that either match or complement our own. Qualified candidates must have strong academic credentials and eligibility to obtain a bar license in South Carolina. Competitive compensation package includes full benefits. Ideal practice areas include:  Privacy, Intellectual Property, Economic Development, Government Contracting, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate/M&A, and Litigation.‚Äč

Charlotte, NC Open Positions 

Wealth Transfer Associate

The Charlotte office of Moore & Van Allen seeks a Wealth Transfer (trusts and estates) Associate with 1-3 years of experience. Must have experience working with high net-worth individuals in the design, drafting and implementation of their estate plans, including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, premarital agreements, and other estate planning documents. Experience drafting and implementing sophisticated wealth planning strategies and documents including Limited Liability Companies, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Dynasty Trusts, Insurance Trusts, Annual Exclusion Trusts, Directed Trusts, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, and trust modifications and decantings are preferred. Knowledge of and ability to research and apply rules governing income tax, gift tax, estate tax, generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax and Chapter 14 is essential. Experience with not-for-profit entities also desirable.

Financial Services Associate - Investment Sub-Team

Moore & Van Allen PLLC, a large southeastern law firm with a national practice, is seeking an experienced transactional lawyer for its Investment Team practice. The Moore & Van Allen Investment Team primarily represents capital providers with their debt and equity investment activities. Typical transactions include representing lenders with their lending transactions, alternative investment vehicles with their debt and equity investments, and private equity fund investors with their control and growth equity investments. Unique opportunity to work across the capital structure and represent both equity and debt investors, as well as represent portfolio companies in their acquisition, sell-side and financing activities. Preferred candidates would have two to five years of transactional experience, ideally with experience in finance or corporate transactions. Excellent academic performance and strong inter-personal skills are required.

Financial Services Associate - Structured Capital

Moore & Van Allen PLLC, a large southeastern law firm with a national practice, is seeking an experienced transactional lawyer for its Charlotte office working in the Financial Services practice. Typical transactions include representation of both lenders in senior bank credit facilities and investors making structured capital investments. Preferred candidates would have two to six years of transactional experience, and must have a working knowledge of structured capital investments and documentation used in connection therewith, including senior debt documents, warrants, direct equity investments and convertible notes.  Unique opportunity to represent both banks and structured capital investors. Excellent academic performance and strong inter-personal skills are required.

Intellectual Property Litigation Associate

Moore & Van Allen PLLC has an immediate need in its Charlotte office for an Intellectual Property Associate with one to four years of IP-focused litigation experience. Qualified individuals preferably will be admitted to the Patent Bar or qualified to sit for the Patent Bar Examination. Excellent academic credentials and strong interpersonal skills are required.

Intellectual Property Patent Prosecution Associate

Moore & Van Allen, PLLC has an immediate need in its Charlotte office for an Intellectual Property associate with one or two years of IP focused patent prosecution experience. Qualified individuals will have an undergraduate degree preferably in either Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Chemical Engineering. Excellent academic performance and strong interpersonal skills required. Patent Bar membership is preferred but proper academic degree to sit for patent bar is required.

Corporate Staff Attorney

Moore & Van Allen, a large southeastern law firm with a national practice, has an opportunity for a staff attorney with corporate/business experience to assist with document preparation for asset and equity transactions. Seeking at least two to four years of experience drafting transaction documents, including acquisition documents, stock and asset purchase agreements, due diligence materials and related ancillary agreements. Candidates should also have excellent practice experience and excellent written and verbal communication ability.

Financial Services Associate - General

Moore & Van Allen, PLLC, a large southeastern law firm with a national practice, is seeking an experienced transactional lawyer for its Financial Services practice. Preferred candidates would have two to four years of transactional experience, ideally with some experience in finance or corporate transactions. Excellent academic performance and strong interpersonal skills are required. Competitive compensation package includes full benefits.

E-Discovery Lead Review Attorney

Moore & Van Allen PLLC, a large southeastern law firm with a national practice, has an immediate need for an E-Discovery Lead Review Attorney. This position requires an attorney with a JD and knowledge and experience with discovery in civil litigation and/or complex investigations.  Applicants must have knowledge of civil litigation procedures generally and strong familiarity with e-discovery and the technology involved in e-discovery, including Relativity.  Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of experience working on document reviews in a team leadership role.  In addition, candidates should have substantial experience in performing QC review, drafting privilege logs, and reporting document review metrics.

Litigation Associate

Moore & Van Allen PLLC, a large southeastern law firm with a national and international practice, is seeking an associate to join the litigation team in our Charlotte office. The ideal candidate will have three to six years of complex litigation experience, ideally including experience managing discovery, handling motions and mediations, preparing and examining witnesses, and taking and defending depositions.  Trial or arbitration experience is a plus.  Responsibilities will include regular client contact and managing junior members of the team.  Particularly helpful areas of litigation experience would be complex commercial, construction, securities, real estate, class action, and financial services cases.  Candidates should have strong academic credentials, strong research and writing skills, and be admitted in North Carolina or able to waive in or take the bar at the next opportunity.  Federal clerkship experience is a plus.

Staff Attorney (Hedge Reviews)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC, a large southeastern law firm with a national practice, has an immediate need for a staff attorney to work in its finance practice reviewing and summarizing certain provisions of credit documents with respect to the treatment of derivatives products. The preferred candidate will have significant experience in finance and documenting syndicated loans. Qualified candidates must also have strong academic credentials. The position has outstanding pay.

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Associate

Moore & Van Allen, a large southeastern law firm with a national practice, is seeking a  Mergers & Acquisitions Associate with four to six years of high level general corporate experience and with the skills to take a lead role in complicated mergers and acquisitions transactions. Qualified candidates will have experience with drafting and negotiating commercial acquisition documentation including stock and asset purchase agreements, shareholder agreements and joint venture agreements.  Qualified candidates will also have experience with managing transaction teams across multiple disciplines and practice groups and with taking transactions from due diligence, negotiation and documentation through closing. Candidates should also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent academic credentials.

Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Associate

Moore & Van Allen is seeking an Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation Associate with two to four years of transferable experience with federal tax and ERISA issues in benefits and compensation matters.  The firm will also consider current tax associates with experience in a transactional practice. The ideal candidate will have experience in plan formation and administration and with advising clients with respect to employee benefits and executive compensation issues in M&A and finance matters.  Excellent academic records and strong writing and communication abilities are essential.

Securities/Corporate Associate

Moore & Van Allen, a large southeastern firm with a national practice, is seeking a securities/corporate associate for the Capital Markets team. This attorney will handle capital markets transactions, securities regulation issues, mergers & acquisitions and general business matters. Preferred experience will include preparing and reviewing disclosure filings including offering materials and periodic reports, handling corporate governance matters, and drafting acquisition documents, joint venture agreements and general commercial contracts. Accounting and/or finance background and understanding of financial statements helpful. Excellent academic record and strong communication skills are required.

Litigation/Investigations/Regulatory Attorney

Moore & Van Allen PLLC, a large southeastern law firm with a national and international practice, is seeking an attorney for its regulatory investigation and litigation practices. Preferred candidates should have seven to ten years of relevant experience. Our practice includes both regulatory advice and response and thus requires substantial experience in government investigations and/or financial services regulatory compliance. Qualified candidates should also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent academic credentials. Responsibilities may include immediate and significant interaction with clients around the world. Candidates should expect the position will involve working with international clients during their business hours. Competitive compensation package includes full benefits.

Last updated: July 9, 2019

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