Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
Practice Areas
  • B.A., Washington & Lee University, 2010
  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015, with honors
  • North Carolina, 2015
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

William (Bill) M. Butler

Associate
Overview
Professional Affiliations

Bill Butler is civil litigator who works with clients to find practical solutions to manage risk and resolve disputes.  Bill regularly represents clients in state and federal court and arbitration in a wide range of commercial disputes involving trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition and business torts, complex contractual disputes, commercial equipment leases, real estate development, and securities litigation.

In addition to his litigation practice, Bill advises clients in privacy and data security matters.  Bill has experience managing data breach incidents, including investigations, reporting, notification, remediation, and interaction with state Attorneys General, and has worked with the FBI to investigate potential cyber-crime.  Bill also helps clients to navigate evolving state and federal statutes and regulatory frameworks, including HIPAA, FCRA, TCPA, FOIA, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and state privacy and background check laws. 

Bill also maintains a strong record in pro bono service.  Bill’s pro bono work focuses on defending tenants from wrongful evictions through Moore & Van Allen’s Housing Rights Project, which aims to protect vulnerable populations from homelessness.  Bill has also litigated civil rights claims under Section 1983 in federal court. 

Of Note

  • Heart Math Tutoring, Volunteer

Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association