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Zach Smith invited to speak on Eye on Bankruptcy program
(2019)

Charlotte Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Member and Team Leader Zach Smith has been invited to speak Friday, June 27 in D.C. on the American Bankruptcy Institute’s “Eye on Bankruptcy” program. Smith will be joined by The Honorable Paul Black, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Virginia and Professor Charles Tabb from University of Illinois College of Law.


Moore & Van Allen Banking and M&A teams earn top IFLR1000 United States recognition
(June 2019)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that its Banking and M&A practices have been ranked as Tier 1 North Carolina practices in the IFLR1000 United States. Additionally, Chairman Thomas (Tom) L. Mitchell and Member Charles (Charlie) J. Harris were rated as “highly regarded” banking lawyers in North Carolina, and members Stephen (Steve) D. Hope and James R. Wyche were rated as “highly regarded” M&A lawyers in North Carolina. Members Richard (Rick) M. Bange III, Joseph (Joe) A. Fernandez, C. Wayne McKinzie, Daniel (Tripp) H. Monroe III, and Ryan M. Smith were also listed on the firm’s IFLR profile.


MVA Celebrates Service Commitment at 18th Annual Sally & Bill Van Allen Luncheon
(June 2019)

Moore & Van Allen hosted the 18th annual Sally & Bill Van Allen Public Service Award Luncheon on June 6. This event serves as an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our employees and community partners who are making significant service contributions.


Moore & Van Allen IP team and attorneys recognized in IAM Patent 1000
IAM 1000, (June 2019)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that its Intellectual Property and Commercial & Technology Transactions practices have been recognized in the eighth edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, which published on June 6. Additionally, Charlotte members Christopher (Chris) J. Knors, Dickson M. Lupo, W. Kevin Ransom, Todd C. Taylor, Henry B. Ward III and J. Mark Wilson were listed as recommended attorneys in their respective practice areas.


McGrath quoted in Westlaw’s Energy and Environment Daily Briefing
Westlaw, (June 2019)

Charlotte Environmental Member Peter McGrath was quoted in the Westlaw's Energy and Environment Daily Briefing article titled, "Hearing reveals little about 9th Circuit’s upcoming climate decision", which was published June 7.


Karin McGinnis profiled in North Carolina Lawyer
(May 2019)

As the North Carolina Bar Association prepared to celebrate and explore wellness at its Annual Meeting in June, the editors of North Carolina Lawyer magazine offered a few examples of NCBA members who are excelling at living healthy lives. Charlotte Privacy & Data Security Member Karin McGinnis was one of the few NCBA members to be featured.


Moore & Van Allen provides counsel to Frontier Capital in Phone2Action growth investment
(May 2019)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that its client, Frontier Capital, a Charlotte-based growth equity firm focused exclusively on B2B software, has finalized a strategic growth investment in Phone2Action, a digital advocacy platform that connects citizens to lawmakers. Moore & Van Allen Corporate members Rick Bange and Bill Zimmern and Corporate associates Emerich Gutter, Colin Peterson, Ethan Clark and Rachel Rice led Frontier through the successful deal.


Lathrop quoted in UNC Charlotte Urban Institute article
(May 2019)

Charlotte Litigation Member and member of the N.C. Board of Transportation Tony Lathrop was quoted in the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute's article, "Charlotte is 'on the cusp' of its first true regional transit plan," which was published on May 15. The article discusses how the Charlotte region is taking concrete steps towards building a regional transit system that crosses county lines.


Moore & Van Allen attorneys ranked in Managing IP
(May 2019)

Moore & Van Allen was named one of North Carolina’s leading intellectual property firms in Managing Intellectual Property’s edition of IP Stars, a legal directory that provides state-by-state analysis of the nation’s IP market. The Firm’s Intellectual Property practice received a “Recommended” ranking. Additionally, Charlotte Intellectual Property Members Arlene Hanks, Dickson Lupo and Henry Ward were recognized as “IP Stars.”


MVA advises Watsco on successful acquisition of DASCO Supply
(May 2019)

On April 2, Moore & Van Allen client Watsco, Inc. (“Watsco”; NYSE: WSO) acquired the operating business of Dunphey & Associates Supply Co., Inc. (“DASCO Supply”). The primary MVA attorneys representing Watsco on this matter were Corporate Member Mike Miller and Corporate Associates Stacy Grant and Charise Patterson.


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