Moore & Van Allen Welcomes New Bankruptcy Member
Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Zachary H. Smith has joined the Firm’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring team as a Member, based in the firm’s Charlotte office. Smith concentrates his practice in the areas of distressed situations and bankruptcy, representing strategic investors, creditors, lenders, and debtors in in-court and out-of-court restructurings, including complex restructuring matters pertaining to Puerto Rico.
“I know I speak for the team when I say we are thrilled to have Zach as the newest member. His practice will be a tremendous asset to both our clients and the Firm,” stated Bankruptcy Team Leader and Firm Member David Eades.
Moore & Van Allen Chairman Ernie Reigel expressed similar sentiments: “We welcome Zach and look forward to capitalizing on his national practice experience, which will clearly enrich our Bankruptcy team’s existing relationships and strengths.”
Smith has been featured in Turnarounds & Workouts and Law360, is an author and panelist on bankruptcy and restructuring topics, and is a Lecturer in Law (part-time faculty member) at Boston University School of Law, where he teaches a financial restructuring seminar. This year alone, Smith has been recognized as one of Law360’s five Bankruptcy “Rising Stars”; as one of Turnarounds & Workouts’ twelve “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers”; and as a New York Metro Super Lawyers’ Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights “Rising Star.”
Smith earned his A.B. from Harvard University and his J.D. from Boston University. He graduated cum laude from both institutions.