Moore & Van Allen Receives Chambers’ Top Recognitions
Chambers & Partners recognized six Moore & Van Allen practice groups and 20 Moore & Van Allen attorneys in “Chambers USA Guide: America’s Leading Business Lawyers 2011,” which was released this month.
Moore & Van Allen’s Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring and Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups received top recognition. Moore & Van Allen’s Environmental, Litigation and Real Estate practice groups were also ranked.
In addition to Moore & Van Allen’s practice group rankings, Chambers recognized 20 MVA attorneys as leaders in their respective practice areas. These attorneys include: Thomas L. Mitchell, J. Richard Hazlett and James W. Hovis in Banking & Finance; David L. Eades, Alan W. Pope, Stephen E. Gruendel and David S. Walls in Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Jeremy H. Godwin, and Stephen D. Hope in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions; Peter J. McGrath, Jr. in Environment; George V. Hanna, III and James P. McLoughlin, Jr. in Litigation; J. Christopher Oates, Jeffrey W. Glenney, and Skottowe W. Smith, Jr. in Real Estate; and Neill G. McBryde in Wealth Management.
Chambers ranks leading law firms and lawyers in a wide range of practice areas across the nation. The rankings and accompanying editorial commentary are based on in-depth, client-focused research. Chambers’ findings are used widely for referral purposes. “Chambers USA Guide: America’s Leading Business Lawyers 2011” is the published directory of U.S. lawyers and law firms published by London-based Chambers & Partners.
Chambers sources had the following remarks about Moore & Van Allen’s practice groups:
Banking & Finance: "Tremendous sophistication and technical knowledge of a variety of syndicated, highly structured deals. Unquestionably a leading banking and finance practice in the region."
Bankruptcy/Restructuring: "The work is of a consistently high standard and the expertise of the group is unmatched. You basically get a New York law firm at a Charlotte price."
Corporate/M&A: "The people are great and they deliver a very consistent work product. They are ethical and professional, and behave as if they are part of our company."
Environment: "This firm's environment group complements its corporate practice very well, and it operates at the same high standards."
Litigation: “Moore & Van Allen has proved to be a solid law firm in a number of areas, and its litigation team is no exception."
Real Estate: "An excellent all-around firm, particularly when it comes to banking and finance; this firm's real estate group fits in seamlessly."
The complete rankings and more information on Chambers can be found on the Chambers website.
- David L. Eades
- Jeffrey "Jeff" W. Glenney
- Jeremy H. Godwin
- Stephen E. Gruendel
- George V. Hanna III
- J. Richard Hazlett
- Stephen "Steve" D. Hope
- James "Jim" W. Hovis
- Peter J. McGrath, Jr.
- James "Jim" P. McLoughlin, Jr.
- Thomas L. Mitchell
- J. Christopher "Chris" Oates
- Alan W. Pope
- Skottowe "Skott" W. Smith, Jr.
- David S. Walls