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Moore & Van Allen General Counsel Caroline Hubbell Yingling Named 2016 Charlotte ATHENA Award Winner

November 2016

Moore & Van Allen PLLC General Counsel Caroline Hubbell Yingling has been recognized with the 2016 Charlotte ATHENA Leadership Award based on her professional achievements and dedication to the community. Yingling was formally announced as the winner in the Corporate category at the Sixth Annual Charlotte ATHENA Leadership Awards® event on November 10 at the Mint Museum Uptown.

“It is an honor to be selected as this year’s ATHENA Award recipient from such a distinguished class of nominees,” Yingling said. “I commend ATHENA for supporting and recognizing the contributions of women leaders.”

As the first female general counsel for Moore & Van Allen (MVA), Yingling is an advisor to the Firm’s Management Committee, and serves as a resource for Firm attorneys and staff regarding Firm risk management, professional liability and legal ethics. Yingling also serves as the current co-chair of the Women of Moore & Van Allen, a subgroup of the MVA Diversity Committee that brings together female MVA lawyers for mentoring, networking and career development opportunities devoted to promoting the interests and progress of women lawyers.

Yingling provides pro bono legal services to low-income clients through MVA’s pro bono service projects, most recently assisting elderly clients with estate planning needs and assisting victims of human trafficking. She is also a volunteer and a former board member of Bright Blessings, a not-for-profit charity devoted to brightening the lives of needy children across the greater Charlotte metro area.

The ATHENA Leadership Award is presented annually by chambers of commerce, women’s organizations and universities. The award is established through local host organizations in partnership with ATHENA International’s national underwriters, local businesses and individual sponsors. The mission of ATHENA International is to support, develop and honor women leaders, inspiring each to achieve her full potential.

A complete list of 2016 Charlotte ATHENA Award nominees can be seen here.

About Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is one of the largest law firms in the Southeast, with nearly 300 attorneys and offices in Charlotte and Research Triangle, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina. The attorneys at Moore & Van Allen provide sophisticated legal services within their nationally recognized Litigation, Intellectual Property, Finance and Corporate law practices for international banks and manufacturers, energy leaders, and growing healthcare and technology companies. The Firm is composed of 23 primary industry and practice groups. Moore & Van Allen is the only Charlotte-based law firm identified in the prestigious “Am Law 200” list. U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Moore & Van Allen in their 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings, both regionally and nationally.