Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • B.A., University of South Carolina, 2013, Honors College
  • J.D., University of Virginia, 2016, Law Review
  • North Carolina, 2016
  • All Federal District Courts in North Carolina, 2016
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2016
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Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Elena F. Mitchell

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Elena Mitchell is an Associate with the Litigation team in Moore & Van Allen’s Charlotte office.  Her practice primarily focuses on complex litigation matters involving commercial contract disputes, residential mortgage loans disputes, enforceability of restrictive covenants, trade secret misappropriation, and other business torts.  Mitchell regularly practices in state and federal court, as well as in arbitrations.

Mitchell’s practice also includes representing clients in internal investigations and white collar criminal defense matters.  In addition, she frequently assists clients with financial regulatory and compliance issues, such as recovery and resolution planning, corporate governance matters, and Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (“CCAR”) exercises.

Active in pro-bono work, Mitchell supports the firm’s Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, and International Refugee Assistance Pro Bono Projects.  Mitchell also has handled cases for Legal Aid of North Carolina, and litigated civil rights claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 in federal court.

Mitchell earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.


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Professional Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Women Lawyers of Charlotte
  • Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • Mecklenburg County Hispanic Latino Lawyers Bar
  • Charlotte Gamecock Club
  • UVA Club of Charlotte