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Bankruptcy Team Members to Teach Courses at Duke Law
(November 2017)

Charlotte Bankruptcy Member and Team Leader Zach Smith, and Bankruptcy Member Alan Pope, have been invited by Duke Law to teach “Structuring and Regulating Financial Transactions” during Duke Law’s spring 2018 semester. Charlotte Bankruptcy Associate Gabe Mathless will be serving as a teaching assistant for the course. Smith will also be teaching “Advising a Distressed Enterprise and Its Stakeholders” during Duke Law’s Wintersession.


Moore & Van Allen recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers with top-tier ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings
Firm honored regionally and nationally in 2018 rankings, (November 2017)

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized Moore & Van Allen PLLC in their 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings, both nationally and within the Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan regions. 


Smith named American Bankruptcy Institute 2017 “40 Under 40” honoree
(October 2017)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Charlotte Bankruptcy Member and Team Leader Zachary H. Smith was named to the American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI) 2017 “40 Under 40” list, which recognizes 40 top restructuring professionals nationwide under the age of 40.


Smith Named American Bankruptcy Institute 2017 “40 Under 40” Honoree
(October 2017)

Charlotte Bankruptcy Member and Team Leader Zach Smith was named by the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) as a recipient of the ABI’s inaugural “40 Under 40” award. 


Best Lawyers® Recognizes 71 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys
(August 2017)

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.


Lluberas and Mathless Published in Westlaw Journal
(August 2017)

Charlotte Bankruptcy Member Luis Lluberas and Associate Gabe Mathless were published in Westlaw Journal Bank & Lender Liability on August 7. The article titled, "Henson leaves lingering risks for purchasers of defaulted consumer loans," discusses Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., a case which was recently considered by the U.S. Supreme Court.


Moore & Van Allen Attorneys and Practices Recognized in 2017 Chambers & Partners Guide
(May 2017)

Thirty Seven Moore & Van Allen Attorneys Named by Super Lawyers
(January 2017)

Moore & Van Allen Recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers with Top-Tier “Best Law Firms” Rankings
Firm honored regionally and nationally in 2017 rankings, (November 1, 2016)

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

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

Oosterhouse and Smith to Participate in Duke Business Law Society's ESQ Career Symposium
Finance Member Kurt Oosterhouse and Bankruptcy & Financial Resutrcturing Member Zach Smith will be participating in the fourteenth annual Duke Business Law Society's ESQ Career Symposium January 29-30 at the Duke University School of Law., (January 27, 2016)

McDowell and Smith to Lecture 2016 Duke Law Winter Session
(November 2015)

Z. Smith appointed to ABI Symposium Advisory Board
Smith will co-moderate symposium session on Puerto Rican financial crisis, (November 2015)

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)

Smith and Langdon "Baha Mar Stirs Uncharted Waters" Published in Law360
(October 15, 2015)

Smith to Discuss Puerto Rican Municipal Restructuring on Duke Law Panel [Updated]
(October 2, 2015)

Lluberas To Be Honored at TMA's Annual Conference
(September 2015)

Bankruptcy Associate Luis Lluberas, along with five other professionals, will be honored with the 2015 “Turnaround of the Year – Small Company” award.


Best Lawyers Recognizes 76 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys
(August 17, 2015)

Seventy-six attorneys representing each of Moore & Van Allen's three offices were listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016.


Smith and Huether "A Tangled Web Of Bankruptcy Jurisdictional Questions" Published in Law360
Law360, (August 2015)

Charlotte Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Member Zach Smith and Associate Glenn Huether's article was published in Law360 on August 12.


Zach Smith Published in American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
(June 2015)

MVA's Bankruptcy & Restructuring Team awarded in the 2015 Mergers & Acquisitions Awards Guide
(June 2015)

Forty-three Moore & Van Allen Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers
(January 2015)

Forty-three total MVA attorneys were named to either Super Lawyers’ 2015 list of top attorneys in North Carolina, or the 2015 Rising Stars list.


Bankruptcy Team Ranked on Bankruptcy 100 List
Law360, (December 2014)

MVA earned a spot on the 2014 Bankruptcy Law360 100, which showcases U.S.-based firms with the most Bankruptcy partners.


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.


Smith Named for FirstBank Representation
Law360, (November 2014)

Zach Smith was named in Law360 for his representation of FirstBank.


DHEC Appoints Hagood & Kerr to Monitor Closed Landfill
The State, (October 2014)

Members Ben Hagood and Robert Kerr were named in The State for their DHEC appointment as interim managers of closed landfill site.


Smith Joins ASC Fall Panel
(October 2014)

Charlotte Bankruptcy Member Zach Smith was invited to serve as an ASC Cultural Project Grant Program panelist.


Lluberas Selected for Leadership Charlotte
(September 2014)

Luis Lluberas was accepted into the most recent Leadership Charlotte class.


Best Lawyers Recognizes 77 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys
Members Ghidina and Oates each named a “Lawyer of the Year”, (August 2014)

Seventy-seven attorneys representing each of Moore & Van Allen's three offices were listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015.


Smith Named for Puerto Rico Turnaround Event Participation
Caribbean Business, (June 2014)

Member Zach Smith was named in Caribbean Business for his participation at Debtwire Municipal’s Puerto Rico Turnaround event.


Smith Authors Article on PR Municipal Situation
Law360, (June 2014)

Law360 published Zach Smith's article on the municipal situation in Puerto Rico.


MVA Practices & Attorneys Among Chambers’ Finest
(June 2014)

Chambers & Partners recognized eight MVA practice groups and 28 MVA attorneys in their 2014 guide.


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.


Smith Invited to Join ASC Panel
(May 2014)

Charlotte Bankruptcy Member Zach Smith was invited to serve as an Arts & Science Council Cultural Project Grant Program panelists.


Eleven Attorneys Named to 2013 Pro Bono Honor Roll
(April 2014)

Eleven MVA attorneys were named to the Access to Justice Pro Bono Partners Program 2013 Honor Roll.


Lowery Named to WFU Board
(March 2014)

Charleston Member Cynthia Lowery was named to the Wake Forest University Law School Board of Visitors.


Bankruptcy Member Addresses Puerto Rico Bond Situation
Debtwire Municipals, (March 2014)

Bankruptcy Member Zach Smith is quoted in Debtwire Municipals' Puerto Rico bond article.


Member Discusses Landmark Asbestos Ruling
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, (February 2014)

Member Mark Nebrig was quoted in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly for role in landmark asbestos case.


Smith Invited to Speak at BU Symposium on Distressed Municipalities
(February 2014)

Bankruptcy Member Zach Smith was invited to speak at a Boston University School of Law symposium on Distressed Municipalities.


Firm Serves as Equity Holder Counsel in Landmark Asbestos Ruling
(February 2014)

RBH served as lead counsel and MVA as equity holder counsel, in a closely watched mass tort trial to determine the aggregate responsibility of Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC for present and projected future mesothelioma claims against it.


Forty-four Moore & Van Allen Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers
(January 2014)

Forty-four total MVA attorneys were named to either Super Lawyers’ 2014 list of top attorneys in North Carolina, or the 2014 Rising Stars list.


Member's Deal Featured in Bankruptcy Newsletter, Turnarounds & Workouts
(December 2013)

Charlotte Bankruptcy Member Zach Smith was quoted in a December 2013 Turnarounds & Workouts article.


MVA Recognized with Top-Tier “Best Law Firms” Rankings
(November 2013)

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have recognized MVA in their 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings.


Member to be Honored at Beard Group Banquet
Zach Smith will receive "Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer" Award
Turnarounds & Workouts, (October 2013)

Zach Smith will be formally presented with Turnarounds & Workouts' restructuring award.


MVA Bankruptcy Member's Arrival Highlighted Nationally
Smith's arrival publicized by Law360, Daily Bankruptcy News, Dow Jones, National Law Journal and more, (October 2013)

Charlotte Bankruptcy Member Zach Smith's arrival has been featured in numerous national media outlets.


Moore & Van Allen Welcomes New Bankruptcy Member
Zachary H. Smith joins the Firm’s Charlotte office, (October 2013)

MVA welcomes Zach Smith to the Charlotte office Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring team.


Best Lawyers Recognizes 77 MVA Attorneys
Members Fisher, Johnson, Hagood each named a “Lawyer of the Year”, (August 2013)

Seventy-seven MVA attorneys and 19 Firm practice areas were represented in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014.


Charleston Member Elected to Local Non-Profit Board
(June 2013)

Bankruptcy Member Robert Kerr was elected to serve on the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association’s (SCBLA) 2013-2014 Executive Board.


MVA Practices & Attorneys Among Chambers' Finest
Seven practice groups and 21 attorneys named in 2013 Chambers USA Guide, (May 2013)

Seven Moore & Van Allen practice groups and 21 individual attorneys were recognized in the 2013 Chambers USA Guide.


MVA & Citizen Schools Enable Students' First Courtroom Experience
Mock trial conducted as apprenticeship WOW! event, (April 2013)

MVA attorneys provide local middle school students with trial experience through Citizen Schools' mock trial apprenticeship.


Kerr Elected President of Local American Inns of Court Chapter
(April 2013)

Charleston Member Robert Kerr was elected to serve as the 2013-2014 President of the The James L. Petigru American Inn of Court.


Bilas & Hawfield in Observer Feature
(April 2013)

Jay Bilas was the subject of a Charlotte Observer feature story on March 31. Member Ben Hawfield was also quoted in the article.


Lluberas Shares Bar Mentoring Program Experience
Mecklenburg Bar News, (April 2013)

Bankruptcy Attorney Luis Lluberas co-authored an article published in the Mecklenburg County Bar’s (MCB) April newsletter.


Moore & Van Allen Announces Seven New Members
(January 2013)

Moore & Van Allen's Management Committee has elected seven attorneys as Firm Members.


Best Lawyers Recognizes 71 MVA Attorneys
(September 2012)

Best Lawyers has recognized a record seventy-one Moore & Van Allen attorneys for 2013 based on peer reviews.


MVA Practice Groups Receive Highest Chambers Recognitions
(June 2012)

Chambers recognized seven MVA practice groups and 21 Moore & Van Allen attorneys in Chambers USA Guide: America’s Leading Business Lawyers 2012.


Wheeler to Advise Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11
(April 2012)

Bankruptcy Member David Wheeler to serve on ABI board to study reform of Chapter 11.


Moore & Van Allen Attorneys Receive Chambers Recognition
(March 2012)

Chambers & Partners has named 21 Moore & Van Allen attorneys “Leaders in their Field.”


Wheeler published in American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
(November 2011)

Bankruptcy member Dave Wheeler was published in the November 2011 edition of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal.


MVA Attorneys Named Charlotte Lawyers of the Year
(October 2011)

Moore & Van Allen is proud to announce that three of its attorneys in the Charlotte, N.C. office have been named 2012 Charlotte "Lawyers of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America.


Moore & Van Allen Receives Chambers’ Top Recognitions
(June 2011)

Chambers recognized six Moore & Van Allen practice groups and 20 Moore & Van Allen attorneys in “Chambers USA Guide: America’s Leading Business Lawyers 2011,” which was released this month.


2011 Legal Elite recognizes 20 MVA attorneys
(January 2011)

Moore & Van Allen (MVA) is pleased to announce that 20 attorneys were included in Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite.


MVA attorneys honored by NC Super Lawyers
(January 2011)

Forty-five of Moore & Van Allen's North Carolina attorneys were selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers 2011.


Four Moore & Van Allen Charleston Attorneys Named to South Carolina Super Lawyers 2010
(March 31, 2010)

Moore & Van Allen Charleston attorneys Cynthia J. Lowery, Paul M. Lynch, Thomas Waring and David B. Wheeler were named to South Carolina Super Lawyers 2010.


Pope to Co-Chair Upcoming Conference
(February 23, 2010)

Alan Pope will co-chair the upcoming American Conference Institute's 2nd National Forum on Commercial Loans in February 2010.


David Wheeler Authors Article
(December 2009)

David Wheeler authored an article featured in an ABI committee newsletter.


Best Lawyers® Selects 4 Charleston Moore & Van Allen Attorneys
(September 2009)

Moore & Van Allen is proud to announce that four of its attorneys in its Charleston, S.C., office have been named to the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.


David Wheeler Authors Chapter Regarding Commercial Bankruptcy Strategies
(March 2009)

David Wheeler has contributed a chapter regarding commercial bankruptcy strategies to a recently published book.


David Wheeler Appointed to American Bankruptcy Institute Board of Directors
(May 5, 2008)

David Wheeler will be the first South Carolina attorney to serve on the ABI Board.


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