Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
Practice Areas
  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, with Honors, 2012
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Psychology and Philosophy, summa cum laude
  • North Carolina, 2012
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2015
  • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 2012
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, 2017
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Ben E. Shook

Counsel
Overview

Ben Shook serves as counsel on Moore & Van Allen’s Litigation team. Ben regularly represents companies and individuals in a variety of complex commercial disputes, including all forms of contract disputes, direct and derivative shareholder disputes, trade secret and restrictive covenant proceedings, business torts, construction-related matters, and collections actions. Ben has substantial civil trial experience before both federal and state courts, trying numerous cases to a jury verdict. Ben also has experience litigating adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court and arbitrations before various private arbitration forums, including the AAA and FINRA. In addition, Ben has also enjoyed handling numerous appeals before both state and federal courts of appeal. 

Prior to joining Moore & Van Allen, Ben gained invaluable experience working for a well-respected boutique firm in Charlotte. Whether it involves high stakes, bet-the-company litigation or a routine breach of contract case, Ben’s clients know that he is a pragmatic litigator who will work closely with them to develop effective and efficient litigation strategies that align with their overall goals and interests.

Prior to law school, Ben served in the United States Air Force for six years as an Airborne Communications Systems Technician flying combat missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. As part of his current pro bono practice, Ben continues this mission by assisting fellow veterans with various legal issues they may be facing.