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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.

Moore & Van Allen Welcomes New Member Thomas Pennington
Pennington joins from global financial powerhouse BTMU, (July 13, 2016)

Moore & Van Allen Welcomes Former Bank of America Deputy General Counsel Ed O’Keefe
O'Keefe joins Firm's Litigation team

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.

Clay Elected to Serve as ABA District Representative
(October 2014)

Cabell Clay was appointed the North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s District Representative to the American Bar Association.

Gaskins Selected for Leadership Charleston
(September 2014)

Charleston Associate Brandon Gaskins was selected to participate in Leadership Charleston.

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.

Heslin Discusses FERC Enforcement Probe
Law360, (March 2014)

Brian Heslin was quoted in Law360 article about FERC.

Clay Offers Remarks at Feeding Frenzy Press Event
(March 2014)

Litigation Associate Cabell Clay offered remarks as a Legal Feeding Frenzy spokesperson at a press conference on March 6.

Heslin Addresses Keystone XL Pipeline Decision
Law360 and The Washington Times, (February 2014)

Energy Member Brian Heslin provided media with insight on the Keystone XL pipeline decision.

Heslin's Natural Gas-Electric Coordination Article Published
EnergyPulse, (September 2013)

EnergyPulse, part of,published Charlotte Energy Member Brian Heslin's article “The State of Natural Gas and Electric Interdependency: FERC's 2nd Quarterly Update on Natural Gas-Electric Coordination."

Heslin Published by Energy Central
Shares insight surrounding Dodd-Frank
EnergyPulse, (August 2013)

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.

Heslin Insight on Civil Penalty Actions Published
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, (March 2013)

Litigation Member Brian Heslin was published by Lawyers Weekly.

Heslin Elected MAP-Bar President
(January 2013)

Litigation Member Brian Heslin was elected the 2013 President of MAP-Bar.

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.

McDowell and Fagg Contribute Additional Article to
(June 2012)

Litigation Members Valecia McDowell and John Fagg, along with Summer Associate Kimberly Cochran, have contributed a 7th article to

Fagg and McDowell Offer Interview Tips in 6th Article
(May 2012)

Litigation Members John Fagg and Valecia McDowell have contributed their 6th article, "5 Tips for Conducting High-Value Internal Investigations", to

McDowell and Fagg 's Suggestions for Choosing Counsel on
(May 2012)

Litigation Members Valecia McDowell and John Fagg's fifth article has been published on

Fagg and McDowell Provide Internal Investigation Guidance in 4th Article
(April 2012)

Litigation Members John Fagg and Valecia McDowell have written the fourth column entitled "How To Conduct Internal Investigations."

Fagg and McDowell Contribute 3rd Article to
(April 2012)

The latest article by Litigation members John Fagg and Valecia McDowell is currently featured on

Fagg and McDowell Continue Series with 2nd Article on
(March 29, 2012)

Litigation members John Fagg and Valecia McDowell have written their second article for

McDowell and Fagg Published on
(March 15, 2012)

Litigation Members Valecia McDowell and John Fagg have partnered with to co-author a six-part series for the online publication.

McDowell & Bloomfield Published in Bloomberg Law Report
(August 2011)

McDowell and Bloomfield were published in the August 1 issue of Bloomberg’s Corporate Counsel Law Report.

McLoughlin and Fagg Published in Corporate Board Member
(May 10, 2011)

Charlotte Litigation Members Jim McLoughlin and John Fagg co-authored an article published in the Second Quarter 2011 edition of Corporate Board Member magazine.

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