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Lathrop to Participate in TransitCenter and Sustain Charlotte Panel
(November 2017)

Charlotte Litigation Member and NCDOT At-Large Board Member Tony Lathrop will be participating in TransitCenter and Sustain Charlotte’s panel discussion titled, “Public Transit and Urban Prosperity: What's Next?” on November 16 at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Panelists will discuss what makes transit work and share opportunities for advocates, elected officials, and agency leadership to win meaningful change in Charlotte’s transit system.


MVA Attorneys Present at South Carolina Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting
(November 2017)

Charlotte Financial Services Member Rob Kenny and Counsel Zack King, and Litigation Member Neil Bloomfield participated in a panel discussion at the South Carolina Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Annual Meeting on November 7 in Columbia, South Carolina.


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. 


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.


MVA Recognized in 2018 Benchmark Litigation
(October 2017)

Moore & Van Allen was listed as a “recommended” firm for litigation in North Carolina in the 2018 edition of Benchmark Litigation. Additionally, Benchmark named 10 Charlotte Litigation attorneys “stars” based on client and peer recommendations.


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.


Clay Receives North Carolina Bar Association's Younger Lawyer Award
(June 2017)

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

McDowell Receives Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award
(February 2017)

MVA is Ranked Charlotte's Largest Law Firm; Litigation Practice Ranked Second
(January 2017)

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

Sumner and Scarminach Published in Litigation Trial Practice
(August 2016)

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

Clay to Receive NCBA Young Lawyers Division’s 2016 Charles F. Blanchard Young Lawyer of the Year Award
(June 2016)

Clay and Cochran Participate in Panel at Charlotte School of Law
(April 2016)

Clay Highlighted in Law360
(April 2016)

Lathrop Quoted in Law360
(April 2016)

Myrick featured speaker for the Real Property, Trusts and Estates section of the ABA
(April 2016)

Sumner and Braccia’s Article Published by ABA, Litigation Section, Trial Practice Committee
(April 2016)

Heslin recognized by JD Supra as a Top Author for the 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards
(March 2016)

MVA Ranked Charlotte's Largest Law Firm; Litigation Practice Ranked Second
Charlotte Business Journal, (January 2016)

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

Heslin Quoted in Law360
Law360, (January 2016)

McGrath article published in Corporate Compliance Insights
McGrath article published in Corporate Compliance Insights, (January 2016)

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

O’Keefe “Set in Stone: Does Current Regulation Limit Flexibility?” published in The Clearing House
(November 2015)

Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Moore & Van Allen for Eighth Consecutive Year
(October 2015)

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.


Clay and Levinson Honored at NCBA Annual Meeting
(July 2015)

Charlotte attorneys Cabell Clay and Hal Levinson were honored at the NCBA Annual Meeting on June 19.


O'Keefe Honored as 2015 Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser by AFP
(June 2015)

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the National Philanthropy Day planning committee have selected Ed O'Keefe as a 2015 award recipient.


Sumner and Gray Author Article for American Bar Association
(June 2015)

Litigation Member Robert Sumner and Litigation Associate Deven Gray's article was recently featured in the ABA Spring newsletter.


Fagg Participates in Forum on Financial Institutions Enforcement
(April 2015)

Litigation Member John Fagg attends a by-invitation only meeting.


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

Sumner and Gaskins Article Referenced in InsideCounsel
InsideCounsel, (March 19, 2015)

Charleston Attorneys Robert Sumner and Brandon Gaskins were mentioned in a recent InsideCounsel article on March 19.


Lathrop Presents Class Action Update at 2015 UNC Legal Festival
(February 2015)

Charlotte Litigation Member Tony Lathrop presented at the UNC School of Law’s 25th Annual Festival of Legal Learning on February 14, 2015.


Monroe and Murphy Listed as BTI Client Service All-Stars 2015
(February 12, 2015)

Members Monroe and Murphy received client nominations for superior client service.


Vervais Recognized as CBJ 40 Under 40
Charlotte Business Journal, (January 28, 2015)

Litigation Member Mindy Vervais has been selected for the class of 2015.


Lathrop’s Blog Republished in Management Consulting Firm’s Newsletter
(January 2015)

Tony Lathrop’s Litigation Blog post was selected for republication by The Growth Company.


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.


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.


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

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


McDowell Named in Regard to City Investigation
The Charlotte Observer, (December 2014)

Charlotte Litigation Member Valecia McDowell was named in The Charlotte Observer on December 2 and December 9, for work she did for the city in 2010.


Litigation Member Receives Ayscue Professionalism Award
George Hanna honored with 2014-2015 award for exemplary professionalism, (December 2014)

Charlotte Litigation Member George V. Hanna III received the Mecklenburg County Bar and Foundation’s 2014-2015 Ayscue Professionalism Award.


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.


McGinnis & Allen Recognized by ATHENA
(November 2014)

Ann McMillin Allen and Karin McGinnis were named to the list of final nominees for the 2014 ATHENA Leadership Awards.


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 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.


McGinnis Named Second Harvest Board of Directors Chair
(September 2014)

Karin McGinnis was elected to serve as the Second Harvest Board of Directors Chair.


Bloomfield Addresses GC Privilege Obstacle
Law360, (August 2014)

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


"CBJ Seen" Highlights Public Service Luncheon
Charlotte Business Journal, (August 2014)

The Charlotte Business Journal published "MVA making a difference," a recap and photos from the 2014 Sally & Bill Van Allen Public Service Luncheon, in their August 1 issue.


Jeter & Taylor Address Safe Harbor Framework
InsideCounsel, (July 2014)

Breana Jeter & Todd Taylor published a column on the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor agreement on July 17.


McGrath Addresses One of 2014's Biggest Environmental Cases
Law360, (July 2014)

Charlotte Environmental Member Peter McGrath provided Law360 with commentary on one of 2014's biggest environmental cases to date.


Gwaltney’s ALI-CLE Earns Bloomberg Coverage
Bloomberg BNA, (July 2014)

The ALI-CLE co-conducted by Member Larry Gwaltney was covered by Bloomberg BNA.


Firm Hosts 13th Annual Public Service Luncheon
Cabell Clay receives 2014 Sally & Bill Van Allen Public Service Award, (July 2014)

The Firm held its annual Public Service Luncheon in June, celebrating 10,000 hours of pro bono and public service in 2013.


Clay "For the public good"
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, (July 2014)

Associate Cabell Clay was featured in a North Carolina Lawyers Weekly pro bono profile on July 21.


Stukes Publishes Final YLD Column
Mecklenburg Bar News, (June 2014)

Litigation Associate Taylor Stukes published his final Mecklenburg Bar News Young Lawyers Division Column in June.


Gwaltney Addresses Dudenhoeffer Ruling
Law360, (June 2014)

Law360 published Litigation Member Larry Gwaltney’s commentary on the impact of the Supreme Court ruling in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer.


Hanna & Zirkle Honored at NCBA Annual Meeting
(June 2014)

Charlotte attorneys George Hanna and Kimberly Zirkle were honored at the NCBA Annual Meeting on June 20.


Taylor & Jeter Author Article on Data Security Practices
InsideCounsel, (June 2014)

Todd Taylor & Breana Jeter were published by InsideCounsel on June 2.


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

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


Efird Wins Republican Primary
(May 2014)

Litigation Attorney Martha Efird won the Republican primary election for Mecklenburg Clerk of Court.


Firm & Attorneys Honored for Pro Bono Service to Domestic Violence Victims
(April 2014)

The Firm, along with Member Paul Peralta, Associates Cabell Clay and Mindy Vervais, and Conflicts Counsel Sarah Byrne received Safe Alliance’s Commitment to Justice Award at the inaugural Barrister’s Ball.


Charleston Office Highlighted for Cutting Edge Office Furniture
Post & Courier, (April 2014)

The Firm's Charleston office and Member Chris Ogiba were named in the Post & Courier on April 8.


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.


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.


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.


Two MVA Attorneys Awarded by NCBA
Hanna & Zirkle to be formally honored at NCBA Annual Meeting, (February 2014)

The NCBA has named George Hanna a Citizen Lawyer and Kimberly Zirkle the William Thorp Award winner.


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.


McGrath Comments on EPA Cooling Water Plan
Law360, (February 2014)

Environmental Member Peter McGrath was quoted in Law360 on February 19.


Litigation Members Highlighted for Role in Appellate Case
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, (February 2014)

Litigation Members Tom Myrick, Mark Nebrig and Jonathan Watkins were highlighted in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly on February 17.


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.


Myrick & Team See Nine-Year Long Case End in Win
(February 2014)

MVA Litigation team sees case pending for nine years come to successful close.


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.


Moore & Van Allen Announces Newly-Elected Members
(January 2014)

Moore & Van Allen has elected eight attorneys as new members of the Firm.


Nebrig Addresses FINRA with Westlaw
Westlaw Journal Derivatives, (December 2013)

Litigation Member Mark Nebrig addresses future FINRA arbitration litigation in Westlaw Journal Derivatives.


Stukes Continues YLD Articles
Mecklenburg Bar News, (December 2013)

Charlotte Litigation Associate Taylor Stukes was published in the November 2013 and December 2013 issues of Mecklenburg Bar News.


McGrath Quoted in OSHA Piece
Bloomberg BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter, (December 2013)

Charlotte Litigation and Environmental Member Peter McGrath was quoted by Bloomberg BNA.


Charlotte Chamber Awards Firm for Diversity Efforts
MVA presented with Belk Innovation in Diversity Award at Annual Meeting, (December 2013)

The Charlotte Chamber has awarded MVA with the Belk Innovation in Diversity Award.


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.


MVA Sponsoring CLT Joules Energy Innovation Group
Firm providing financial support and pro bono legal work, (November 2013)

CLT Joules has Moore & Van Allen fully charged-- The Firm has committed to three years of financial and pro bono support.


Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Moore & Van Allen for Sixth Consecutive Year
Named a “recommended” firm; nine Charlotte members identified as “stars”, (October 2013)

The Firm was listed as “recommended” for litigation in North Carolina in the 2014 edition of Benchmark Litigation. Nine Charlotte Litigation members were also recognized.


Stukes Featured on News 14
(October 2013)

Litigation Associate Taylor Stukes was featured on News 14 Carolina.


Lincoln, Tyler Case Featured in SC and NC Lawyers Weekly
(October 2013)

Firm Noted in Time Warner/DukeNet Acquisition Media
(October 2013)

MVA, as DukeNet counsel, has received multiple mentions in pieces surrounding the Time Warner Cable/DukeNet acquisition.


MVA Represents at LMASE Conference
(October 2013)

Litigation Member and Marketing & Business Development team members participated in and were recognized at the 2013 LMASE Conference.


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

EnergyPulse, part of EnergyCentral.com,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."


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.


Myrick's Estate Representation Receives Media Attention
Charlotte Business Journal, (September 2013)

Litigation Member Tom Myrick was quoted in the Charlotte Business Journal’s Real Estate Roundup section on September 16.


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.


Gwaltney's Final ERISA Column Published
InsideCounsel, (August 2013)

The final piece of Litigation Member Larry Gwaltney’s three-part InsideCounsel series published on August 26.


Part II of Gwaltney’s ERISA Series Published
Column is second in three-part series
InsideCounsel, (August 2013)

Litigation Member Larry Gwaltney is authoring a three-part ERISA series for InsideCounsel. Part II published on August 12.


Stukes Published in Bar Newsletter
Litigation Associate Encourages YLD Involvement
Mecklenburg Bar News, (August 2013)

Charlotte Litigation associate and YLD Chair Taylor Stukes authored a piece for the Mecklenburg Bar News.


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

Lathrop Offers Insight on Litigation Landscape
InsideCounsel, (August 2013)

Member Tony Lathrop was quoted in InsideCounsel addressing use of arbitration agreements to limit companies' exposure to class actions and arbitrations.


Gwaltney’s ERISA Insight Published
Column is first in three-part series.
InsideCounsel, (July 2013)

Litigation Member Larry Gwaltney is authoring a three-part InsideCounsel column on ERISA plans for litigation.


Service Luncheon Spotlighted in "CBJ Seen"
Charlotte Business Journal, (July 2013)

The Sally & Bill Van Allen Public Service Luncheon and winners were spotlighted in "CBJ Seen".


Stukes Elected Mecklenburg Bar YLD Chair
(July 2013)

Charlotte Litigation Associate Taylor Stukes was elected to chair the Mecklenburg County Bar Young Lawyers Division.


McDowell Speaks to Task Force Initiatives
The Charlotte Observer, (July 2013)

Litigation Member Valecia McDowell was quoted in The Charlotte Observer on July 14.


Myrick Named Incoming Justice Initiatives Chair
(July 2013)

Litigation Member Tom Myrick was named the Incoming Chair of the nonprofit judicial advocacy organization Justice Initiatives.


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.


“The North Carolina Class Action,” Presented at the North Carolina Superior Court Judges' Summer Conference
(June 19, 2013)

Lathrop presents to the state’s Superior Court Judges.


Litigation Members Featured in Diversity Publication
Profiles in Diversity Journal Spotlights McDowell & Heslin
Profiles in Diversity Journal, (June 2013)

Litigation Members Valecia McDowell and Brian Heslin were spotlighted in the May/June Profiles in Diversity Journal.


McDowell's Task Force Leadership Highlighted by Media
The Charlotte Observer & WFAE 90.7

Member Valecia McDowell is a co-chair of the Arts & Science Council’s Cultural Life Task Force, and in conjunction, served as a panelist on WFAE 90.7’s “Charlotte Talks” and was quoted in The Charlotte Observer.


President's Volunteer Award Presented to MVA Member
(May 2013)

Charlotte Litigation Member Brian Heslin was recognized with the Corporation for National and Community Service’s President’s Volunteer Service Award.


Moore & Van Allen Attorneys and Firm Honored by Safe Alliance
Clay & Vervais Named Pro Bono Attorneys of the Year; Firm Presented with Commitment to Justice Award, (May 2013)

Safe Alliance honored Moore & Van Allen and Litigation Attorneys Cabell Clay and Mindy Vervais at the 3rd Annual Legal Representation Project Attorney Appreciation Event.


Hanna's Words of Wisdom Echoed in Bar News
Mecklenburg Bar News, (May 2013)

Member George Hanna's words from his 2004 term as Mecklenburg Bar President were published in the May 2013 Mecklenburg Bar News.


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.


Lathrop Advises on Client Service
Law360, (April 2013)

Litigation Member Tony Lathrop was quoted in the number one article on Law360’s Top 10 Most Read Articles list for the week of April 15.


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.


Two Attorneys Recognized for Council Involvement
Mecklenburg Bar News, (March 2013)

Taylor Stukes and Stacey Vandiford were recognized and pictured in the Young Lawyers Division section of the MCB's Mecklenburg Bar News.


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

Litigation Member Brian Heslin was published by Lawyers Weekly.


Phillips Comments on Blog Ruling
Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet, (March 2013)

Charlotte Litigation Member Randy Phillips was quoted in Westlaw Journal Computer & Internet, Volume 30, Issue 21.


Lathrop Comments on CAFA Ruling
Law360, (March 2013)

Member Tony Lathrop provides Law360 with commentary on CAFA Ruling.


Heslin Quoted in Law360 Department of Energy Article
(March 2013)

Litigation and Energy Member Brian Heslin was quoted in Law360’s article regarding President Obama's Department of Energy selection.


Members Quoted in Foreign Trusts Article
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, (March 2013)

Charlotte Litigation Members Tom Myrick and Neil Bloomfield were quoted in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly article.


Heslin Elected MAP-Bar President
(January 2013)

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


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

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


Hanna in NC State Bar Journal
(December 2012)

Litigation Member George Hanna was quoted and pictured in the Winter 2012 State Bar Journal publication.


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.


Muller Quoted in The Post and Courier
(December 2012)

Charleston Member Doug Muller was quoted in The Post and Courier.


McGinnis & Cole Represent MVA at Fast 50 Functions
(December 2012)

Karin McGinnis and Kate Cole represented MVA at 2012 Fast 50 celebrations. Congratulations to this year's honorees!


Litigation Attorneys Co-Author Article for NYU Law Review Publication
(October 2012)

Four of MVA's Litigation Attorneys have co-authored an article for New York University's Annual Survey of American Law.


McLoughlin Serves as Panelist at SIFMA Seminar
(September 2012)

Litigation Member Jim McLoughlin recently participated in a panel at SIFMA's Compliance and Legal Society Charlotte Regional Seminar.


Vervais and McDowell Featured in American Banker
(September 2012)

Litigation Attorneys Mindy Vervais and Valecia McDowell recently contributed an article to American Banker.


Seven "Lawyers of the Year" at Moore & Van Allen
(September 2012)

Best Lawyers has selected seven Moore & Van Allen attorneys as 2013 "Lawyers of the Year."


Bloomfield Quoted in Law360 Article
(September 2012)

Litigation Member Neil Bloomfield was recently quoted in an article on Law360.com.


Hanna Presented with Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award
(September 2012)

Litigation Member, George Hanna, was honored by Council for Children's Rights, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont and Legal Aid of North Carolina.


Myrick Authors Chapter in Aspatore Books' "Inside the Minds" Series
(September 2012)

Litigation Member Tom Myrick has recently co-authored a book that is part of Aspatore Books' Inside The Minds series.


McDowell Invited to Join Community Leadership Council
(September 2012)

Litigation Member Valecia McDowell has been invited to join Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation's Community Leadership Council.


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.


Heslin Quoted in CBJ on NC Fracking Issues
(August 2012)

Litigation Member Brian Heslin was recently quoted in the Charlotte Business Journal.


Lathrop Moderates Discussion on Litigation Challenges and Trends at Network of Trial Law Firms Seminar
(August 2012)

Litigation Member Tony Lathrop moderated “The Inside Scoop: In-House Counsel Perspectives on Litigation Challenges and Trends” at the Network of Trial Law Firms CLE Event in New York City.


Sumner Serves as Instructor at SCDTAA Trial Academy
(July 2012)

Litigation Member, Robert Sumner, served as an instructor at the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association's(SCDTAA) Trial Academy.


Sumner & Colwell Graduate from Leadership Charleston
(July 2012)

Charleston Attorneys Sumner and Colwell have graduated from Leadership Charleston.


Lathrop Quoted in InsideCounsel
(July 2012)

Litigation Member Tony Lathrop was quoted in the July issue of InsideCounsel.


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.


Heslin Quoted in Law360 Article
(June 2012)

Litigation Member Brian Heslin was recently quoted in an article featured on Law360.com.


Clay to Co-Chair NCBA's Legal Feeding Frenzy
(June 2012)

Litigation attorney Cabell Clay will serve as co-chair of the newly formed Legal Feeding Frenzy Committee.


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.


Lathrop Presents “Class Action Update” at Network of Trial Law Firms Seminar
(June 15, 2012)

Litigation member Tony Lathrop presented a “Class Action Update” at the June 15, 2012 Network of Trial Law Firms Seminar in Chicago, IL.


McDowell and Fagg Contribute Additional Article to InsideCounsel.com
(June 2012)

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


Cabell Clay Receives MVA Monthly Pro Bono Award
(May 2012)

Litigation attorney Cabell Clay was presented with the MVA Public Service Committee's Monthly Pro Bono award.


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

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


Clay Elected to MCB Board of Directors
(May 2012)

Litigation attorney Cabell Clay was recently elected to the Mecklenburg County Bar Board of Directors for 2012-2013.


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

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


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

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


Lathrop Moderates Internal Investigations Panel at Network of Trial Law Firms Seminar
(April 27, 2012)

Litigation member Tony Lathrop moderated a panel discussion at the Network of Trial Law Firms CLE Seminar in Scottsdale, Arizona.


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

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


Sumner Appointed to SC Legal Services Board of Directors
(April 2012)

Charleston Litigation member Robert Sumner was appointed to the South Carolina Legal Services Board of Directors.


Heslin Quoted in ABA Journal
(April 2012)

Litigation member Brian Heslin was quoted in the April 2012 issue of the ABA Journal.


Clay, Vervais and Firm Honored by United Family Services
(March 2012)

Litigation attorneys Cabell Clay and Mindy Vervais were recently honored by United Family Services for the domestic violence caseloads that each has taken on over the last year. Moore & Van Allen was also recognized for their participation in their Legal Representation Project.


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

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


McDowell and Fagg Published on InsideCounsel.com
(March 15, 2012)

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


Zaloom Quoted in SHRM
(March 2012)

Triangle member John Zaloom was quoted in last month’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Online article.


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

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


Lathrop Authors Article for InsideCounsel.com
(February 23, 2012)

Litigation member Tony Lathrop continues his series of six columns for InsideCounsel.com.


Lathrop Presents at 22nd Annual Festival of Legal Learning
(February 10, 2012)

On February 10, 2012, Litigation member Tony Lathrop presented a CLE seminar at the 22nd Annual Festival of Legal Learning sponsored by the UNC School of Law in Chapel Hill, NC.


Lathrop's 3rd Article Featured on InsideCounsel.com
InsideCounsel.com, (February 9, 2012)

Litigation member Tony Lathrop has contributed his third article to InsideCounsel.com entitled "Litigation: The NLRB's View on Employee Rights to Class Actions".


Lathrop's 2nd Article Published on InsideCounsel.com
InsideCounsel.com, (January 26, 2012)

Litigation member Tony Lathrop's second article is featured on InsideCounsel.com


DeLaney & McLoughlin Panelists at The CEO Forum Seminar
(January 2012)

Charlotte members DeLaney and McLoughlin were invited to sit on the panel of The CEO Forum's seminar at the McColl School of Business.


Lathrop Authors Article for InsideCounsel.com
Inside Counsel, (January 12, 2012)

Litigation member Tony Lathrop authors a column for InsideCounsel.com


Moore & Van Allen Hosts Y Achievers
(January 2012)

Eight local high school students received a first-hand glimpse of life in the legal industry at Moore & Van Allen’s Charlotte office in December.


Lathrop Contributes Article to Bloomberg Law Reports
Bloomberg Law Reports, (January 4, 2012)

Litigation member Tony Lathrop contributes an article to Bloomberg Law Reports.


Lathrop Write Column for InsideCounsel.com
(December 29, 2011)

Tony Lathrop writes the first of six articles he has been asked to write, with “Does your class arbitration waiver hinder the vindicating of rights?” published on December 29, 2011.


Sumner article published in the Verdict
(November 2011)

Litigation member Robert Sumner was published in the Verdict.


Sumner presents at SCLS Attorney Annual Meeting
(November 2011)

Litigation member Robert Sumner presented at November's SCLS Attorney Annual meeting.


Lathrop Quoted in Law360
(November 4, 2011)

Tony Lathrop was quoted in a Law360 article entitled "How To Try A Case Without Trying A Judges' Patience" on November 4, 2011.


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.


Heslin Quoted in Charlotte Business Journal
(August 30, 2011)

McDowell Named a Leader in the Law
(August 2011)

Valecia McDowell was named to North Carolina Lawyers Weekly's 2011 list of 25 Leaders in the Law.


Lathrop Published in American Funeral Director
(August 23, 2011)

Tony Lathrop co-authored "Checks and Balances: Tips for avoiding cremation disputes".


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.


McDowell Quoted in Inside Counsel
(July 2011)

Valecia McDowell is quoted in the August 2011 edition of Inside Counsel in an article entitled "Maintaining Objectivity in Internal Investigations".


Tom Myrick Featured in Law360 Q&A Session
(July 1, 2011)

Tom Myrick featured in Law360's Q&A Session on July 1, 2011.


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.


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.


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.


Valecia McDowell Selected As CBJ 2011 Women In Business Award Winner
(May 6, 2011)

Valecia McDowell was selected to receive one of the Charlotte Business Journal's Women in Business Awards.


Heslin Named Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity Fellow
(March 10, 2011)

MVA member, Brian Heslin, was recently selected as a Fellow of the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity program.


Fryer Authors WestLaw Employment Journal Article
(February 11, 2011)

Fryer authors article featured in Westlaw Employment Journal.


Brian Heslin Quoted in Inside Counsel
(February 9, 2011)

Brian Heslin Featured in Lawdragon Profile
(January 20, 2011)

Brian Heslin is featured in a lawyer profile on Lawdragon.


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.


Tony Lathrop Among Moore & Van Allen Attorneys Named to North Carolina Super Lawyers 2011
(January 15, 2011)

Tony Lathrop is listed among Moore & Van Allen attorneys named to North Carolina Super Lawyers 2011.


MVA Announces New Members
(January 2011)

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce the election of John A. Fagg, Jr., Tanya D. Greeley, Jared W. Poplin, Robert N. Rust, IV, Robert E. Sumner, IV and William (Bill) H. Zimmern as new members of the firm.


Peter McGrath Authors Law360 Article
(December 10, 2010)

Peter McGrath recently authored a Law360 article entitled "The Bleak Future of Cap-And-Trade Legislation."


Paul Peralta Quoted in Inside Counsel Article
(November 29, 2010)

Litigation and employment attorney Paul Peralta is quoted in Inside Counsel.


Three MVA Attorneys Selected as "Women Extraordinaire"
(November 18, 2010)

MVA attorneys Karin McGinnis, Valecia McDowell and Arlene Hanks have all been selected as a 2010 Business Leader Women Extraordinaire honoree.


Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Moore & Van Allen’s NC Litigation Practice with Highest Designation
(November 2010)

MVA's Litigation practice recognized by Benchmark Litigation.


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

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


Brian Heslin Quoted in Inside Counsel
(July 30, 2010)

Litigation attorney Brian Heslin is quoted in an article entitled "BP Under Investigation" in Inside Counsel.


Larry Gwaltney Elected to LSSP Board of Directors
(July 1, 2010)

Litigation attorney Larry Gwaltney has been elected to serve as a member of the Legal Services of Southern Piedmont Board of Directors for a three-year term.


George Hanna Receives Dr. I Beverly Lake Public Service Award
(June 30, 2010)

Charlotte Member, George Hanna, was honored by the North Carolina Bar Association on Friday, June 25, as the 2010 recipient of the Dr. I. Beverly Lake Public Service Award.


Litigation Team Scores Win in Court of Appeals

David Fox and John Zaloom, with an assist from Justice Whichard, scored a victory in the North Carolina Court of Appeals on July 20.


Brian Heslin Authors Energy Law360 Article
(June 14, 2010)

Litigation attorney Brian Heslin authored an article featured in Energy Law360.


Litigation Team Featured Twice in NC Lawyers Weekly
(June 14, 2010)

Litigation attorneys Larry Gwaltney and Brian Heslin are spotlighted in recent NC Lawyers Weekly articles regarding the "Cowboy of Kabul" pro bono case.


Brian Heslin Quoted in SC Lawyers Weekly
(June 9, 2010)

Litigation attorney Brian Heslin provides expert commentary to South Carolina Lawyers Weekly regarding potential legal action taken against BP as a result of the oil spill.


Karin McGinnis & Rob Fisher Publish CBJ Article
(April 16, 2010)

Litigation and employment attorney Karin McGinnis and taxation attorney Rob Fisher co-author a CBJ article.


Mark Nebrig Selected as Mecklenburg County Bar's Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
(April 16, 2010)

Mark Nebrig selected as Mecklenburg County Bar's Pro Bono Attorney of the Year.


McDowell and Zirkle Named to 50 Most Influential Women of 2010 List
The Mecklenburg Times, (February 2010)

Valecia McDowell and Kimberly Zirkle were named to the 50 Most Influential Women for 2010 list by The Mecklenburg Times.


McDowell to be a panelist at NC Women in Leadership Symposium
(Winter 2010)

The National Diversity Council has invited Valecia McDowell to be a panelist at the upcoming Women in Leadership Symposium on March 18th in Charlotte.


Moore & Van Allen Announces New Members
(January 2010)

MVA is pleased to announce the election of Tristan Fuierer, Charlie Harris, Ron Melamed and Mark Nebrig as new members of the firm.


MVA Named "Go-To Law Firm"
(December 4, 2009)

Moore & Van Allen has been recognized as a Go-To Law Firm in the practice areas of Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Corporate/ Mergers & Acquisitions/ Securities.


Valecia McDowell & Brian Heslin Inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America
(October 29, 2009)

Valecia McDowell and Brian Heslin were inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America on October 29th at the 2009 Fall Conference & Induction of Fellows in Charleston, S.C.


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.


Jay Bilas Speaks at NC Bar Association Convention
(June 27, 2009)

Jay Bilas gave the "Willis Smith Address" at the North Carolina Bar Association Convention in Asheville on June 27.


George Hanna Receives Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award
(April 14, 2009)

George Hanna was joined by friends and co-workers at the 13th Annual James B. McMillan Fellowship Fund dinner where he received the prestigious Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award.


Tony Lathrop and Mark Wilson Published in the Charlotte Business Journal
(April 3, 2009)

Tony Lathrop and Mark Wilson published an article on Internet searches creating trademark infringement cases.


2008 Litigation Year in Review
(April 1, 2009)

Moore & Van Allen's litigation team has released their first annual Year-in-Review.


Tony Lathrop featured in February 16, 2009 North Carolina Lawyers Weekly article for successfully obtaining personal jurisdiction over an out-of-state corporate officer.
(February 16, 2009)

Tony Lathrop featured in February 16, 2009 North Carolina Lawyers Weekly article for successfully obtaining personal jurisdiction over an out-of-state corporate officer.


Emmy nominated basketball analyst, Jay Bilas Talks College Hoops
(February 1, 2009)

Jay Bilas recently authored an article on ESPN.com and was featured in an interview in the Charleston Post & Courier.


Tony Lathrop Featured in NC Lawyers Weekly Article
(February 1, 2009)

Tony Lathrop was featured in an article in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly for successfully representing his client in a lawsuit against a corporate officer.


Moore & Van Allen is Named a “Go-To Law Firm” for the Fortune 500® by Incisive Media
(December 1, 2008)

Incisive Media has named Moore & Van Allen a “Go-To Law Firm” for the nation’s Fortune 500® companies.


High Rankings for Moore & Van Allen’s Litigation Practice in Benchmark Litigation 2009
(November 12, 2008)

Moore & Van Allen's litigation practice has received high marks in the Benchmark Litigation 2009 listing of North Carolina firms.


Moore & Van Allen is Named a “Go-To Law Firm” for Financial Services Companies
(August 11, 2008)

American Lawyer Media’s Corporate Counsel magazine has named Moore & Van Allen a “Go-To Law Firm” for the nation’s leading financial companies in its annual survey of in-house counsel teams at top financial services companies.


Tony Lathrop Speaks at Network of Trial Law Firms CLE Program
www.trial.com
Mark Wilson, Charlotte, (August 1, 2008)

Tony Lathrop spoke at the seventh annual litigation management CLE program, presented by the Network of Trial Law Firms, Inc.


Moore & Van Allen is Named a “Go-To Law Firm” for Technology
(July 7, 2008)

American Lawyer Media’s Corporate Counsel magazine has named Moore & Van Allen a “Go-To Law Firm” for technology in its annual survey of in-house counsel teams at the world’s largest technology companies.


Moore & Van Allen Attorney is Recognized with Public Service Award
(June 17, 2008)

Alton (Larry) Gwaltney, III has received the Sally & Bill Van Allen Public Service Award for 2008.


Tony Lathrop Participated in a Panel Discussion at the Network of Trial Law Firms' Spring Meeting
(May 2, 2008)

Tony Lathrop participated in a panel discussion on trademark litigation involving internet key word searches.


Water Use Impacts Development
Charlotte Business Journal, (April 4, 2008)

Last year's record-setting drought has begun to impact the development of real estate in this area in a number of ways, both indirect and direct.


Tony Lathrop is a Member of Panel Discussion Regarding In-House Counsel Risk Management Techniques
(November 3, 2006)

Tony Lathrop featured in May 6, 1996 North Carolina Lawyers Weekly article for trial and favorable jury verdict in Woodson-type construction accident case.
(May 6, 1996)

MVA member Tony Lathrop was featured in May 6, 1996 North Carolina Lawyers Weekly article for trial and favorable jury verdict in Woodson-type construction accident case.


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