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McGinnis to Present at Globalaw’s 2018 European Regional Meeting
(April 2018)

Charlotte Privacy and Data Security Member Karin McGinnis will be speaking at Globalaw’s 2018 European Regional Meeting on April 19 in Rome, Italy. Her presentation will cover the challenges, opportunities and pitfalls of the General Data Protection Regulation, changing the legal framework of data privacy in the European Union and the data transfer to Non-EU Countries.


Jenkins Published in International Comparative Legal Guide  
(April 2018)

Charlotte Corporate Member Colby Jenkins was published in the International Comparative Legal Guide to Secured Lending Finance 2018 on April 11. Jenkins’ chapter discusses the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) which is intended to serve as financial hub for to the Eurasian Economic Union (comprised of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia), as well as the first port of call for China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (the “BRI”), a multi-trillion dollar development project which aims to integrate the infrastructure and economies of Eurasia.


MVA Uses Software to Highlight Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
(April 2018)

Moore & Van Allen is using UltiPro to improve workforce diversity reporting and simplify compensation management. UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively.


Horne Participates in ABA Webinar
(March 2018)

Charlotte Wealth Transfer Associate Caitlin Horneparticipated in an American Bankruptcy Association Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section Webinar on March 27.


Moore & Van Allen’s Charleston Office Celebrates 20 Years
(March 2018)

We are proud to have served the Charleston community for 20 years and appreciate our clients, lawyers and employees for making this significant milestone possible.


MVA Represents Metyx in Opening of First US Plant
(March 2018)

Moore & Van Allen Global Services Member Mike Zeller and Associates Michael Tarwater and Beth Buckner represented Metyx Group in the development and launch of its first U.S. headquarters and manufacturing operations in Ranlo, NC.


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.


Fuierer Teaches UNC Law Class
(March 2018)

Research Triangle Intellectual Property Member Tristan Fuierer is co-instructing a patent prosecution class during the Spring 2018 semester. The seminar focuses on practical application of patent law concepts in preparing and prosecuting patent applications.


Horn and Cooper Article Featured in NCBA Newsletter
(March 2018)

Charlotte Wealth & Estate Planning Member Mark Horn and Associate Thomas Cooper were recently published in the North Carolina Bar Association’s newsletter The Will & The Way which is distributed to estate planning attorneys across the state.


Mathis Presents at Bank of America eDiscovery Summit  
(March 2018)

Charlotte Litigation Attorney Tandy Mathis served as a panelist at the 2018 Bank of America eDiscovery Summit on March 12. The panel covered the impacts of Brexit (Britain’s exit from the EU); regional rule changes, such as GDPR and how they affect organizations inside and outside the EU.


Grant Moderates #CREfuture Panel
(March 2018)

Charlotte Land Use and Development Consultant Bridget Grant moderated a panel discussion at #CREfuture on March 7. Panelists including Charlotte City Council Representatives Tariq Bokhari and Larken Egleston, and Rachel Russell Krenz of Ram Realty, discussed drivers of innovation, talent and economic development in Charlotte that matter most to young professionals and the impacts for commercial real estate.


Dieck Discusses Path to Environment Law in the Charleston Mercury
(March 2018)

Charleston Environmental Member Elizabeth Dieck was featured in the Charleston Mercury on March 6. Dieck joined Moore & Van Allen in November of 2017. In the article, she describes how growing up in Charleston inspired her to practice environmental law.


Moore & Van Allen Names New Public Service Committee Co-Chairs
(March 2018)

Moore & Van Allen’s Management Committee is pleased to announce that Charlotte Litigation Member Ed O’Keefe and Finance Member Kimberly Zirkle have been named Co-Chairs of the firm’s Public Service Committee.


North Carolina Feeding Frenzy Kickoff Event
(March 2018)

2018 NCBA YLD Legal Feeding Frenzy Chair and Litigation Associate Kristen Kenley organized a press conference and service event to kick-off the 2018 North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy.


Cooper Article Featured in NCBA Newsletter
(March 2018)

Charlotte Estate & Wealth Transfer Associate Thomas Cooper’s recent article was featured in the North Carolina Bar Association’s newsletter, The Will & The Way, which is distributed to estate planning attorneys across the state.


Mitchell Featured in CBJ
(March 2018)

Moore & Van Allen Firm Chairman Tom Mitchell was featured in the Charlotte Business Journal on March 1. The article discusses Mitchell’s new role as chairman and his plans for the firm’s business development efforts. 


MVA Ranked Third in Thomson Reuters Law Firm League Table
(February 2018)

MVA’s Finance team ranked third again in 2017 in Thomson Reuters Loan Pricing Corporation’s (LPC) U.S. Lender Law Firm League Tables for syndicated debt financings. Also finishing in the top 3 in the League Tables in 2016, MVA closed 186 deals in 2017 in which it represented lead arrangers and book runners in syndicated debt transactions.


Moore &Van Allen welcomes former OCC Deputy Comptroller Kristina B. Whittaker to Financial Regulatory Advice and Response team
(February 2018)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Kristina (“Kris”) B. Whittaker, former Deputy Comptroller for Special Supervision in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), has joined the firm’s Charlotte office as Counsel. Whittaker will practice on Moore and Van Allen’s growing Financial Regulatory Advice and Response team. 


2017 Diversity Committee Annual Report Published
(February 2018)

We are delighted to present our seventh annual diversity report on behalf of the Moore & Van Allen Diversity and Management Committees. One of our important missions is to support a culture of diversity and inclusion at Moore & Van Allen and in the communities we serve. Each year the diversity report demonstrates our commitment to that mission by highlighting our internal inclusion efforts, diversity related community outreach initiatives, and client centric activities. 


McGinnis and Mathis Present to WiE
(February 2018)

Charlotte Privacy and Data Security Member Karin McGinnis and Attorney Tandy Mathis presented to the Charlotte Chapter of Women in eDiscovery (WiE) on February 26 in the Charlotte Office.


Dyer Appointed to ABI Workshop Advisory Board
(February 2018)

Charleston Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Associate Reid Dyer has been appointed to the advisory board for the 23rd Annual American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop in Amelia Island, FL on July 26-29. This event is an annual educational and networking conference attended by bankruptcy practitioners from the southeast.


Pickett Quoted in fDi Intelligence Article
(February 2018)

Charlotte Corporate Member Ben Pickett was quoted in fDi Intelligence on February 15. The article discusses the effects autonomous vehicles will have on the economy and businesses in every industry. Pickett commented on how businesses can start preparing now for the implementation of this technology.


Mitchell Featured in Business NC
(February 2018)

Moore & Van Allen Firm Chairman Tom Mitchell was featured in Business North Carolina’s “You oughta know” series on February 21.  Mitchell’s profile highlights his new role as the firm’s chairman. He provided  Business NC with the keys to success for a large firm and candid advice on keeping staff motivated


MVA Hosts Association of Corporate Counsel CLE Luncheon
(February 2018)

Moore & Van Allen's Charlotte office hosted the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Charlotte Chapter's CLE luncheon at the Charlotte City Club on February 21.


McGinnis Presented with CBJ Women in Business Award
(February 2018)

The Charlotte Business Journal awarded  Employment & Labor/ Litigation/ Privacy and Data Security Member Karin McGinnis with a 2018 Women in Business Achievement Award at the Women in Business Awards event on February 12.  McGinnis was also profiled in the CBJ’s Women in Business Special Report on February 16. 


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.


McGinnis Publishes Data Points Blog Post
(February 2018)

Charlotte Privacy and Data Security Member Karin McGinnis published a new Data Points blog post titled, “Two Proposed Data Security Laws Reflect National Trend Toward Affirmative Responsibilities” on February 6. The post discusses North Carolina and South Carolina’s recent legislative proposals that impose data security obligations on companies as part of their identity theft statutes.


Reigel Named to Business NC Power 100 List
(February 2018)

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce that Charlotte Corporate Member and former Chairman Ernie Reigel has been named to the Business North Carolina “Power 100” list, joining the ranks of individuals in various industries who are having a major impact on the NC economy.


Fernandez Quoted in Charlotte Business Journal
(January 2018)

Charlotte Corporate Member Joe Fernandez was featured in the Charlotte Business Journal on January 19. He described how Moore & Van Allen uses the latest legal technology to perform tasks more efficiently and provide better service for clients.


Thomas L. Mitchell elected chairman of Moore & Van Allen
(January 2018)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Charlotte Member Thomas L. Mitchell has been named chairman of the firm’s Management Committee, effective January 1, 2018. Mitchell, a finance lawyer, succeeds Ernie Reigel, who has served as chairman for the past 15 years.


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.


Smith to Moderate Judges’ Panel at ABI Symposium to Benefit Puerto Rico
(January 2018)

Charlotte Bankruptcy Member and Team Leader Zach Smith will be moderating a panel of Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Judges at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium on February 1 in Miami, Florida.


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.


MVA Ranked Charlotte's Largest Law Firm; Litigation Practice Ranked Third
(January 2018)

Moore & Van Allen once again tops the Charlotte Business Journal’s annual “Charlotte's Largest Law Firms" list, which published on January 19. Each firm is ranked by number of local attorneys.  Additionally, Moore & Van Allen's Litigation practice was ranked number three on the Charlotte Business Journal's Top 25 Largest Area Litigation Practices list, as determined by its number of local litigators.


MVA Recognized by Feeding the Carolinas
(January 2018)

Moore & Van Allen was honored by Feeding the Carolinas, an association of 10 food banks in North and South Carolina, on December 15 for forming the association and helping to develop a strategic plan.  At the opening ceremony the organization raised over $100,000 and received 10 tractor trailers full of food to benefit all 10 food banks in the Carolinas. Corporate Member Steve Hope led the pro bono project for the firm.


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.


Franklin and Hader Published in Law360
(December 2017)

Charlotte Global Services Member Steve Hader and Immigration Associate Amanda Franklin were published in Law360 on December 21. Their article titled, "Make A List, Check It Twice: Preparing For H-1B Cap Filing," provides employers and immigration practitioners with a guide on how to begin preparing now considering the potential pitfalls and recent trends with H-1B adjudications. 


McGinnis Receives 2018 CBJ Women in Business Achievement Award
(December 2017)

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce that Charlotte Litigation/Privacy/Employment & Labor Member Karin McGinnis was named a 2018 recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal’s Women in Business Achievement Award.


MVA Helps Client Launch Online Investment Platform
(December 2017)

Charlotte Financial Regulatory Advice and Response Member Tom Pennington, and Corporate Counsel Colby Jenkins and Associate Michael Anderson were instrumental in advising their client, Artivest, on setting up a new online platform in conjunction with Pacific Investment Management Co. (Pimco). This innovative Artivest platform will allow investments of as little as $100G into Pimco alternative investment products that typically require a $5M minimum investment.


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 Receives Outstanding Philanthropic Organization Award
(November 2017)

MVA was presented with the Outstanding Philanthropic Organization Award at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Charlotte’s National Philanthropy Day awards luncheon on November 15. National Philanthropy Day honors individuals, groups, organizations and businesses who have improved philanthropy in their communities and the world.


MVA Mentioned in the News & Observer for Receiving Top Honors for LGBTQ Policies
(November 2017)

Moore & Van Allen was mentioned in the News & Observer on November 21 for receiving a top score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index. The Corporate Equality Index is a national benchmarking report on LBGTQ policies and practices related to equality.


Brown, Grant and MacVean Quoted in CBJ
(November 2017)

Charlotte Real Estate Member Jeff Brown and Land Use and Development Consultants Bridget Grant and Keith MacVean were quoted in the Charlotte Business Journal on November 16. The article discusses how Charlotte’s planning department has begun the years-long process of overhauling its zoning code and other development regulations.


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. 


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.


Brown Moderates Panel at Bisnow Charlotte Construction and Development Conference
(November 2017)

Charlotte Real Estate Member Jeff Brown moderated a panel discussion at the Bisnow Charlotte Construction and Development Conference on November 9. The panel discussed several of the major trends and themes surrounding the growth of Charlotte, NC and the greater Mecklenburg County.


Jones Presents at Hawaii Tax Institute
(November 2017)

Charlotte Wealth and Estate Planning Member Chris Jones presented at the 54th Annual Hawaii Tax Institute in Honolulu, HI on November 7. Jones’ presentation titled, “Show Me the Money! Monetizing the Value of the Family Business," provided an overview of the business, tax and wealth transfer planning opportunities and pitfalls that exist when a family business is sold to a third party or merged with a public company. 


Price Participates in Panel at Leadership Charlotte Government & Politics Program Day
(November 2017)

Charlotte Managing Director & Head of Public Affairs Walter Price participated in a lobbyist panel for Leadership Charlotte Class 39 Government & Politics Program Day on November 9. Charlotte Litigation Associate Nader Raja is currently participating in the Leadership Charlotte Program.


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.


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 welcomes Elizabeth Applegate Dieck to Environmental team
(November 2017)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Applegate Dieck, former Director of Environmental Affairs for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), has joined the firm’s Charleston office Environmental team as a member. Dieck’s environmental law practice includes navigating the complex web of environmental regulations, obtaining permits, compliance counseling, and helping clients to resolve or avoid environmental enforcement issues.


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.


Moore & Van Allen welcomes Ashley Simmons to public affairs team
(October 2017)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Ashley Simmons has joined the Firm’s public affairs team, MVA Public Affairs, as director of public relations.


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.


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.


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 Lawyers of Color and Leadership Charlotte Partner to Host Community Forum
(October 2017)

The MVA Lawyers of Color (LOC), led by Charlotte Bankruptcy Member Luis Lluberas, hosted a community event on October 11 in partnership with Leadership Charlotte titled “Social Distrust”. The MVA Lawyers of Color and Leadership Charlotte plan to continue the programming series, exploring topics that advance equality and bridge differences within our community. 


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. 


MVA to Host Fundraising Event to Support United for Puerto Rico
(October 2017)

Moore & Van Allen continues its tradition of supporting communities where we both live and work. Please join the Firm, along with Members Zach Smith and Luis Lluberas, as we extend assistance to friends, family and colleagues in Puerto Rico.


MVA Participates at 2017 Carolinas Directors Exchange
(October 2017)

Charlotte Corporate Member James Wyche took part in the Carolinas Directors Exchange event held on Tuesday, September 26 at Quail Hollow Country Club. Charlotte Corporate Associate Wade Sample also participated in the planning and preparation of the event.


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.


Moore & Van Allen Participating in American Heart Association's Heart Walk and Fundraising Campaign
(September 2017)

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to again be participating in the annual American Heart Association fundraising campaign. MVA kicked off our campaign last week, and it will run through Friday, September 22, culminating in the annual Greater Charlotte Heart Walk on Saturday.


Byrne Published in Law360
(August 2017)

MVA Ethics & Compliance Counsel Sarah Byrne was published in Law360 on August 23. Her article, "A Law Firm Guide To Helping Victims Of Human Trafficking," provides readers with the steps to begin assisting victims of human trafficking with their various legal needs such as addressing past criminal records, advocating for victim-witness rights, and other civil matters. 


MVA Represents Phenomenal Industries, Inc. in Grand Opening of its Welding Training Center
(August 2017)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC attorney Michael E. Zeller led the team representing Phenomenal Industries, Inc. in the development and launch of its Welding Training Center in Chambersburg, Pa. The facility’s grand opening is today. MVA has provided legal counsel to Phenomenal Industries since its inception, including its corporate and immigration matters.


Byrne Featured on Charlotte Talks
(August 2017)

On August 15, Ethics & Compliance Counsel and member of the Charlotte Metropolitan Human Trafficking Task Force Sarah Byrne was featured on Charlotte Talks as a panelist discussing the problem of human trafficking in North Carolina, what to look for in finding victims and how Charlotte-area groups are working together to fight this problem.


MVA Represents Compact Power Equipment, Inc., in Acquisition by The Home Depot
(August 2017)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC attorney Michael E. Zeller led the team representing Compact Power Equipment, Inc. in a definitive purchase agreement with The Home Depot® for $265 million in cash. The transaction closed on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. In addition to Michael E. Zeller, other MVA attorneys involved in the deal included Daniel L. Johnson, Jr., Arlene Hanks, Peter McGrath, Karin McGinnis, Nathaniel Smith and Michael Tarwater, Jr.


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.


Jones Presents at NCBA Estate Planning and Probate Section Annual Meeting
(July 2017)

Fagg Named CFCR President of Board of Directors
(July 2017)

Charlotte Litigation Member John Fagg was elected as president of the Council for Children’s Rights (CFCR) Board of Directors. He will serve an 12-month term which began July 1, 2017. Fagg joined the CFCR Board in 2014.


Moore & Van Allen Welcomes Rick Bange, Mike Miller and Stacy Grant to Corporate Team
(July 2017)

Richard M. Bange III, Michael R. Miller and Stacy G. Grant have joined the Corporate and Private Equity teams in the Charlotte office of Moore & Van Allen PLLC. Bange has joined as a member of the firm, Miller as counsel and Grant as an associate.


Gaskins Quoted in Post and Courier
(July 2017)

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

Charlotte Litigation Member Cabell Clay was presented with the North Carolina Bar Association's Younger Lawyer Award for her incredible work coordinating the Disaster Legal Services pro bono project.


Moore & Van Allen Celebrates Service Contributions at 16th Annual Public Service Luncheon
Firm recognizes philanthropy of attorneys, staff and community partners, (June 2017)

CBJ Highlights Chinese Delegation’s Visit to MVA
(June 2017)

The Charlotte Business Journal highlighted the China Civil Entrepreneur Delegation’s visit to MVA on June 6. MVA, in partnership with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, hosted the delegation for a forum featuring speakers from the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, the Charlotte Regional Partnership and the Greater Gaston Development Corporation.


MVA Hosts Seminar on How to Talk to the FBI and Your IT Department about a Data Breach
(2017)

The Privacy and Data Security Team hosted a seminar part of their 2017 series titled, “How to Talk to the FBI and Your IT Department about a Data Breach,” on May 24. The seminar kicked-off with Privacy and Data Security Member Karin McGinnis and Member Ben Fryer discussing how responding to a data breach requires clear communication with a web of internal and external groups.


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

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Chambers & Partners has ranked seven firm practice groups and 24 firm attorneys in the 2017 edition of its legal directory Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.


Moore & Van Allen Member Named to 50 Most Influential Women of 2017 List
(May 2017)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Litigation Member Mindy Vervais has been named to the "50 Most Influential Women" list for 2017 by The Mecklenburg Times. Vervais was formally recognized in The Mecklenburg Times and at an awards presentation on Friday, May 19, at the Hilton Charlotte Center City. 


Nebrig Serves as Panelist at NC Business Court CLE
(May 2017)

Charlotte Litigation Member Mark Nebrig participated in a practitioner’s panel at the 5th Annual North Carolina Business Court CLE on May 19. The panel presentation discussed issues in business organization disputes.


Wang Published in Bloomberg
(May 2017)

Charlotte Global Services Counsel Dian Wang’s recent article titled, “China is Tightening Control Over Cybersecurity,” was published in Bloomberg Law on April 10.


McArthur Moderates General Counsel Forum
(May 2017)

Charlotte Real Estate Member Palmer McArthur moderated the General Counsel Forum at the Mecklenburg County Bar Center on April 25. Some of the Charlotte region's most prominent in-house legal leaders discussed current policy trends, technology’s impact on business, cost control and diversity.


MVA Sports Clients Sign with NFL Teams
(May 2017)

MVA Sports Clients, Jadar Johnson and Nick Schuessler, signed 3-year contracts with NFL Teams. Johnson, a safety from Clemson, signed with the New York Giants and Schuessler, a quarterback from Clemson, signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers.


McGrath Published in Westlaw Journal
(May 2017)

Charlotte Litigation Member Peter McGrath’s recent article was published in Westlaw Journal on May 24.  In the article McGrath analyzes a lawsuit filed by Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection seeking to force two townships to approve the underground injection and disposal of contaminated fracking fluids in spite of the risks.


MVA Clenches Title as Frenzy Champion
(May 2017)

For the fifth year in a row, Moore & Van Allen earned the title of Large Firm division winner for the 2017 Legal Feeding Frenzy! The Frenzy was conducted from March 6-31, and brought in over 300,000 pounds of food to be distributed statewide in the effort to eradicate hunger.


Ed O’Keefe Presents at Charlotte Economic Club Luncheon
(April 2017)

Charlotte Litigation Member Ed O’Keefe presented at the Charlotte Economic Club's luncheon on April 19 at the Charlotte City Club. O'Keefe's presentation provided insight into where bank regulatory actions and lending is headed and the impact it will have on our economy such as lower new business starts, lower employment, slower recovery and greater income inequality.

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