Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
  • B.A., Davidson College, 1999
  • J.D., Boston College Law School, 2004, cum laude
  • North Carolina, 2004
  • Federal District Court for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Caroline Hubbell Yingling

General Counsel
Overview
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Professional Affiliations

Caroline Yingling serves as Moore & Van Allen’s General Counsel. As General Counsel, Yingling is the Firm’s in-house counsel on matters related to risk management, professional liability, and legal ethics. Yingling oversees the conflicts department, works with Firm management to assess and address issues pertaining to risk and compliance, advises the Firm and its attorneys on the rules of professional conduct and ethics, and develops and maintains resources for Firm attorneys on areas of professional responsibility and ethics.  When necessary, Yingling manages outside counsel in litigation matters concerning the Firm and advises the Firm on personnel matters.  

Prior to serving as General Counsel, Yingling was a Member of Moore & Van Allen’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring group, representing secured and unsecured creditors, particularly lenders and other financial institutions, in restructuring troubled credit facilities.  She has also assisted lenders facing intercreditor issues, as well as companies in corporate workouts.

PRESENTATIONS

  • “Do I Have To? Attorney-Client Engagement Letters.”  May 19, 2015, NC Continuing Legal Education Presentation.

  • “Real, Recent and Relevant: Special Conflicts for Litigation Attorneys,” April 2013, Caroline Yingling and Sarah Byrne, NC Continuing Legal Education Presentation.

  • “Real, Recent and Relevant: Special Conflicts for Corporate Attorneys,” April 2013, Caroline Yingling and Sarah Byrne, NC Continuing Legal Education Presentation.

  • "Ethics and Etiquette of Email," March 21, 2012, Caroline Yingling and Sarah Byrne, NC Continuing Legal Education Presentation.

Of Note

  • Charlotte ATHENA Corporate Leadership Award Recipient, 2016

  • Selected for the North Carolina Rising Stars list, which is included in the North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine, for Professional Liability, 2013 & 2014.
  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Myron H. Bright, Senior Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (2006-2007).

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Charlotte Women's Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association