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Whittaker and Bloomfield’s Article “What to Expect From The FDIC’s New Chief” Published in Law360
Law360, (July 2018)

Charlotte Litigation Council Kristina Whittaker and Member Neil Bloomfield’s article titled “What to Expect From The FDIC’s New Chief” was published in Law360 on July 9.


Two Moore & Van Allen members named to Benchmark Litigation Hot List
(July 2018)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Charlotte Litigation members Frank E. Schall and Christopher D. Tomlinson have been recognized as leading U.S. litigation attorneys on Benchmark Litigation’s third annual “40 & Under Hot List.”


Raja Completes Leadership Charlotte Program
(June 2018)

Litigation Associate Nader Raja has recently graduated from the 39th class of Leadership Charlotte.  The Leadership Charlotte program, considered a “backstage” pass to the Charlotte community, was established for emerging and existing leaders.


John Fagg Attends 5th Annual Cambridge Forum on Financial Institutions Enforcement  
(May 2018)

Charlotte Litigation Member and co-head of Moore & Van Allen’s White Collar, Regulatory Defense and Investigations practice John Fagg attended the 5th Annual Cambridge Forum on Financial Institutions Enforcement on May 17 and 18. The Forum is a by-invitation only meeting of a small group of white collar criminal defense and regulatory defense lawyers who advise financial institutions on enforcement matters.


Charleston Attorneys Discuss How to Achieve the Mandate of Proportionality Through Phased Discovery  
(May 2018)

Charleston Litigation Member Robert Sumner and Associate Chuck Scarminach were recently published in the American Bar Association’s Litigation Trial Practice section. The article titled, " How to Achieve the Mandate of Proportionality Through Phased Discovery", explores cases that demonstrate the benefits and flaws of electronic discovery.


Clay Receives W. Taylor Reveley Award
(May 2018)

Charlotte Litigation Member Cabell Clay was selected to receive the W. Taylor Reveley Award. The award was presented at the William & Mary Law School graduation ceremony on May 13.​ 


Bloomfield and Mitchell Discuss Transitioning Away from LIBOR in Corporate Compliance Insights
(May 2018)

Charlotte Litigation Member Neil Bloomfield and Associate Elena Mitchell were published in Corporate Compliance Insights on May 4.


Four Moore & Van Allen Attorneys Named South Carolina 2018 Super Lawyers
(April 2018)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been named to Super Lawyers’ 2018 list of top attorneys in South Carolina. These attorneys are located in the firm’s Charleston office.


McDowell Participates in CBJ Diversity and Inclusion Panel  
(March 2018)

Charlotte Litigation Member and Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee Valecia McDowell recently participated in the Charlotte Business Journal’s Diversity and Inclusion panel, “Beyond the Optics”, on March 23.


Pro Bono Project headed by Clay Honored
(February 2018)

A Pro Bono project led by Charlotte Litigation Member Cabell Clay has been selected to receive the Mecklenburg County Bar’s outstanding collaborative project award.


Moore & Van Allen elects six attorneys as new members
(January 2018)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that the following six attorneys have been elected as the firm’s newest members: Colby B. Jenkins, Lesley Attkisson Lewis, Michael (Mike) R. Miller, Meredith French Reedy, Frank E. Schall and F. Emmett Weindruch. Their new designation went into effect on January 1, 2018. All six attorneys are based in Charlotte.


Best Lawyers® Recognizes 71 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys
(January 2018)

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce that 71 attorneys representing each of the Firm’s offices were listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018.


MVA Attorneys Recognized by Business North Carolina's 2018 Legal Elite
(January 2018)

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce that six attorneys were included in Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite. Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored North Carolina attorneys by publishing Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in 14 business-related categories. The attorneys selected are considered by their peers to be the top practitioners in their respective fields. Click here to view the complete 2018 list of honorees.


41 Moore & Van Allen attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers
(January 2018)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys have been named to Super Lawyers’ 2018 list of top attorneys in North Carolina, and 13 attorneys were named to Super Lawyer’s 2018 Rising Stars list. These attorneys represent the firm’s Charlotte and Research Triangle offices.


Clay Invited to Join Fellows of American Bar Foundation
(December 2017)

Charlotte Litigation Member Cabell Clay has accepted a position as a Fellow for the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have been elected by their peers to become members of The Fellows.


MVA Attorneys Attend The Clearing House Annual Conference
(November 2017)

Financial Regulatory Advice and Response Team members Ed O’Keefe and Tom Pennington, joined by Neil Bloomfield, Josh Lanning and Brian Soja attended The Clearing House (TCH)’s Annual Conference in New York City, November 6-8, 2017. MVA served as a Gold Partner for the conference, sponsoring the Annual Chairman’s Reception.


Lincoln and Bloomfield Featured on NCBA’s Litigation Section Blog
(October 2017)

Charlotte Litigation Counsel Matt Lincoln and Member Neil Bloomfield were recently featured on the NCBA’s Litigation Section Blog. Lincoln’s article titled, “Pro Se Responsive Pleading By Corporation/LLC Insufficient To Avoid Default,” discusses the North Carolina statute N.C.G.S. Section 84-5 which prohibits corporations and limited liability companies from practicing law in North Carolina. Bloomfield’s article analyzes Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Haeger and provides a summary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision which clarified that even a district court’s exercise of broad discretion to impose a civil sanction for a litigant’s bad faith conduct has to be limited by a causal link.


Gwaltney Quoted in U.S. News & World Report Article
(October 2017)

Charlotte Litigation Member Larry Gwaltney was quoted in an U.S. News & World Report article on October 11. The article, titled, “ERISA: Why the Fiduciary Rule Is Not a New Idea,” discusses the ins and outs of the DOL’s fiduciary rule, which requires financial advisors to act in the best interests of clients when providing advice about retirement accounts.


Thirty-nine Moore & Van Allen Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers
(January 2016)

MVA Recognized with Top-Tier "Best Law Firms" Rankings
Firm received regional and national honors
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, (November 2015)

Moore & Van Allen Announces New Members for 2015
Nine attorneys named members effective January 1, (January 2015)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that nine attorneys have been elected as the Firm’s newest members. Their new designation went into effect on January 1.


McDowell Featured as "Minority Powerbroker"
Law360, (December 2014)

Litigation Member Valecia McDowell was selected for Law360's "Minority Powerbrokers" series.


Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Moore & Van Allen for Seventh Consecutive Year
Named a “recommended” firm; 10 Charlotte members identified as “stars”, (December 2014)

Moore & Van Allen and 10 of its Charlotte Litigation attorneys were recognized in the 2015 edition of Benchmark Litigation.


MVA Recognized with Top-Tier "Best Law Firms" Rankings
Firm received regional and national honors
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, (November 2014)

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized MVA with regional and national listings in their 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings.


Clay Elected to CFCR Board
(September 2014)

Cabell Clay was named to the Council for Children's Rights Board of Directors.


Bloomfield Addresses GC Privilege Obstacle
Law360, (August 2014)

Litigation Member Neil Bloomfield was quoted in Law360's article addressing attorney-client privilege.


Kerr Elected SC Bankruptcy Law Association Vice President
(May 2014)

Charleston Member Robert Kerr, Jr. was elected the 2014 South Carolina Law Bankruptcy Association Vice President.


Stukes' Monthly Columns Publish
Mecklenburg Bar News, (March 2014)

Associate Taylor Stukes’ monthly Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB) Young Lawyers Division (YLD) column published in the February 2014 and March 2014 issues of Mecklenburg Bar News.


Vervais a Charlotte ATHENA Award Nominee
Nominated for Young Professional Leadership Award, (September 2013)

Litigation Associate Mindy Vervais was nominated for the 2013 Charlotte ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award.


McDowell Named 2013 Citizen Lawyer
(June 2013)

Litigation Member Valecia McDowell was named a 2013 recipient of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Citizen Lawyer Award.


Lanning Named a Leadership Council Fellow
Selected for 2013 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellows Class, (April 2013)

Litigation Member Joshua D. Lanning was selected to join the 2013 class of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows.


MVA Recommended by Benchmark Litigation
Ten attorneys also recognized by the leading directory, (December 2012)

Benchmark named MVA a recommended North Carolina litigation firm, and recognized ten MVA attorneys.


Moore & Van Allen Recognizes Jim McLoughlin at 11th Annual Public Service Luncheon
(June 2012)

Jim McLoughlin was honored at Moore & Van Allen's 11th Annual Public Service Luncheon.


McLoughlin & Fagg Published in CBJ
(June 2011)

Charlotte Litigation Members James McLoughlin and John Fagg co-authored an article published in the June 10, 2011 Charlotte Business Journal.


Brian Heslin Co-Authors Mortgage Banking Article
(October 2010)

Heslin co-authors Mortgage Banking article entitled "A Sweeping Crackdown."


Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Firm’s NC Litigation Practice with Highest Designation
(October 2009)

MVA Litigation Group received the highest marks available in the Benchmark Litigation 2010 listing of North Carolina firms.


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