Moore & Van Allen Expands White Collar & Government Enforcement Defense Group with Addition of Attorney Tanisha Palvia as Member
Tanisha focuses her practice on representing individuals and corporations in white collar criminal defense and other government enforcement matters, as well as representing clients in internal investigations.
Most recently, Tanisha was a partner at a regional law firm where she focused her practice on white collar criminal defense, government investigations, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation. Previously, Tanisha spent five years in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in New York City where she prosecuted and tried a variety of criminal cases and supervised other prosecutors.
“We are thrilled that Tanisha has joined our firm in Charlotte as a member of our highly experienced team of white collar and government enforcement attorneys,” said John A Fagg, Jr., MVA’s Co-head of the Litigation Team and Co-head of the White Collar, Regulatory Defense & Investigations practice. “Tanisha brings a wealth of highly relevant experience through her extensive work handling a wide range of white collar criminal defense matters, coupled with her years of experience as a prosecutor in the Manhattan’s District Attorney’s Office. Tanisha’s addition to our white collar bench makes our practice even stronger,” said Valecia McDowell, Co-head of the White Collar, Regulatory Defense & Investigations practice. Tom Mitchell, MVA’s Managing Partner and Chair added, “We are pleased to have Tanisha bring her experience and skills to work for MVA’s clients across our platform.”
Tanisha received her J.D., with honors, from Emory University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a Robertson Scholar.
MVA’s White Collar & Government Enforcement Defense attorneys have represented clients in high-stakes criminal and civil trials, enforcement actions, or investigations, by virtually every applicable U.S. federal authority, including many divisions of the Department of Justice (including many U.S. Attorney’s Offices throughout the country), the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as Congress, and more than 30 state attorneys general offices and other state enforcement authorities. The team’s white collar and government enforcement engagements also frequently cross borders to Europe, Asia, and Latin America.