• Hanna celebrates 50 years with North Carolina State Bar
    December 2018

    Charlotte Litigation Member George Hanna was honored during the North Carolina State Bar’s Annual Meeting at the 50-Year Lawyers Luncheon

  • December 2018

    Marquee Brands LLC announced December 5 that it has acquired the Dakine brand and all related intellectual property. In conjunction with the acquisition, Marquee Brands has entered into a long-term license agreement with JR286, which has acquired the operating assets of Dakine and will become Marquee Brands’ long-term operating partner for the brand.

  • December 2018

    On Monday, December 3, 2014, Charlotte Finance Members Rick Hazlett and Kimberly Zirkle were sworn into the Supreme Court Bar in Washington, D.C., alongside fellow Carolina Law Alumni.

  • December 2018

    MVA Public Affairs member Canaan Huie has been voted #5 in the top 10 most powerful lobbyists in North Carolina by Longleaf Politics readers.

  • December 2018

    Charlotte Litigation Member Karin McGinnis has been designated as a North Carolina State Bar Certified Specialist in Privacy and Data Security Law.

  • November 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC (MVA) is pleased to announce its role as sole legal counsel to Midwest Equipment Company, a leading commercial foodservice equipment distributor, on its successful sale to The Midwest Equipment Employee Stock Ownership Plan Trust (ESOP). MVA members Michael (Mike) E. Zeller and Daniel (Danny) L. Johnson, Jr., and associate Michael C. Tarwater, Jr. led Midwest in the transaction, which officially closed in October 2018.

  • Benchmark Litigation, November 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC (MVA) is pleased to announce that it has been ranked as a “recommended” firm for both litigation and employment in North Carolina in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation. The 2019 edition of the guide marks the 10th consecutive year in which MVA has earned Benchmark Litigation recognitions.

  • November 2018

    U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized Moore & Van Allen PLLC in their 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings, both nationally and within the Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan regions.

  • Law360, October 2018
  • October 2018

    The Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB) has appointed Charlotte Bankruptcy Member and Team Leader Zach Smith to serve on the Diversity & Inclusion Committee as a member of the class of 2020.

  • October 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC (MVA) is pleased to announce that it has advised symplr, and its owners Pamlico Capital and The CapStreet Group, in connection with their entry into a definitive agreement to sell symplr to an affiliate of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.’s. symplr is a leading healthcare governance, risk and compliance (GRC) software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform. 

  • October 2018

    Charlotte Immigration Member Steve Hader was named in Business North Carolina Daily Digest on October 15. The article titled, “Foreign business suspending N.C. love affair?,” highlights the N.C. Economic Developers Association’s fall meeting where the key topic likely will be international investment.

  • October 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that its client, Frontier Capital, a Charlotte-based growth equity firm focused on software and tech-enabled business services companies, has finalized a significant growth investment in PriceSpider, an Irvine, California-based advanced retail data and technology company that provides consumer conversion intelligence and brand optimization software to some of the world’s largest brand manufacturers. 

  • October 2018

    The Charlotte Chamber and Charlotte Regional Partnership announced October 2 the appointment of Charlotte Corporate Member Ernie Reigel as transition director in the preparation of the two organizations merging

  • September 2018

    Charlotte Real Estate Land Use and Development Consultant Bridget Grant was mentioned in the Charlotte Business Journal’s article on September 25.

  • September 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Amy Murphy Curlis has joined the firm’s public affairs team, MVA Public Affairs, as director of communications and media relations.

  • IFLR1000, September 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that its Banking and M&A practices have been ranked as Tier 1 North Carolina practices in the IFLR1000 United States. Additionally, Chairman Tom Mitchell and Member Charles (Charlie) J. Harris were rated as “highly regarded” banking lawyers in North Carolina, and members Stephen (Steve) D. Hope and James R. Wyche were rated as “highly regarded” M&A lawyers in North Carolina. Additional details of each attorney’s ranking can be found here and the firm’s full profile is available here.

  • Best Lawyers, August 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that 69 attorneys representing each of the Firm’s three offices were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019.

  • August 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that R. Todd Ransom has joined the firm as a member of the Financial Services team. Ransom was recently a partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP in New York City, and prior to that served as assistant general counsel at Bank of America Corp.

  • July 2018

    As announced this week on The PE Hub Network, MVA served as legal counsel to the founders and equity holders of Spice World, Inc., the country’s largest processor and seller of fresh and processed garlic.

  • July 2018

    Per the Charlotte Business Journal, Sumitomo Forestry America, Inc. has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Crescent Communities. Alan Pope, Carolyn Meade, Tim Corrigan, Emily Vaughn and Brennan Sheedy represented Crescent Communities in the transaction, along with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

  • July 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC honored select firm attorneys and staff at its 17th annual Sally & Bill Van Allen Public Service Luncheon in June. Litigation Member Randel E. Phillips received the hallmark 2018 Sally & Bill Van Allen Public Service Award for his commitment to public service. Additionally, the Outstanding Volunteer Staff Member Award was presented to Human Resources Administrative Coordinator Patty LaQuay and the Outstanding Legal Department Partner Award was given to the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office.

  • Benchmark Litigation, July 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Charlotte Litigation members Frank E. Schall and Christopher D. Tomlinson have been recognized as leading U.S. litigation attorneys on Benchmark Litigation’s third annual “40 & Under Hot List.”

  • June 2018

    Moore & Van Allen acted as transaction counsel for private investment firm Corrum Capital with the successful acquisition of railcar leasing company RGCX.

  • June 2018

    Charlotte attorneys on MVA’s Financial Regulatory Advice and Response and White Collar, Regulatory Defense & Investigation practices – Members Valecia McDowell and Todd Taylor, Counsel John Han, and Associate Brian Soja – participated as panelists at the Financial Services Compliance Boot Camp hosted by the UNC School of Law Center for Banking and Finance on June 11 & 12.

  • IAM Patent 1000, June 2018

    Moore & Van Allen's Intellectual Property practice received top-tier recognition in the seventh edition of IAM Patent 1000— The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, which published in June 2018.  Additionally, Charlotte Intellectual Property Members Chris Knors, Dick Lupo, Kevin Ransom, Henry Ward and Mark Wilson were listed as recommended attorneys within their respective practice areas.

  • June 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Charlotte Litigation Member George V. Hanna III has been named to the North Carolina Lawyers Hall of Fame, a North Carolina Lawyers Weekly awards program designed to recognize the state’s most noteworthy senior lawyers. Hanna was formally recognized at the Hall of Fame event on June 26.

  • Westlaw Journal, June 2018

    Charlotte Litigation Member Tony Lathrop was quoted in the Westlaw Journal.  The article published online on June 12 and will publish in print on July 21.

  • June 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Charlotte Litigation Member Valecia M. McDowell has been named to the firm’s Management Committee. 

  • June 2018

    Charlotte Litigation Members Tom Myrick and Neil Bloomfield obtained a 6-1 ruling from the North Carolina Supreme Court in favor of our client. 

  • June 2018

    Congratulations to the following 17 Moore & Van Allen attorneys who have completed 50 or more hours of pro bono legal services in 2017 and are members of the 2017 NC Pro Bono Honor Society.

  • June 2018

    Revolve Residential, a boutique development firm based in Charlotte, is seeking the MUDD-O, or mixed-use development-optional, rezoning for a roughly 2.6-acre site in NoDa. Along with Copper Builders, 505Design, ALB Architecture and LandDesign, Moore & Van Allen is representing Revolve in the rezoning process. MVA Real Estate Member Evan Bass is leading the project, with construction expected to begin in early 2019.

  • June 2018

    A 36th class Leadership Charlotte graduate, Bankruptcy Member Luis Lluberas has been selected to the board for Leadership Charlotte. Upon the request by Executive Director, Elizabeth McKee, Lluberas was selected to continue his service to the organization.  

  • June 2018

    Litigation Associate Nader Raja has recently graduated from the 39th class of Leadership Charlotte. The Leadership Charlotte program, considered a “backstage” pass to the Charlotte community, was established for emerging and existing leaders.

  • June 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Member Luis Lluberas has been recognized as a recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2018 “40 Under 40” award. This award recognizes 40 local professionals under the age of 40 who are making major strides in their careers and having a positive impact on the local community.

  • May 2018

    Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce that Corporate Member Lesley Lewis has been named to the "50 Most Influential Women" list for 2018 by The Mecklenburg Times. 

  • May 2018

    Charlotte Litigation Member and co-head of Moore & Van Allen’s White Collar, Regulatory Defense and Investigations practice John Fagg attended the 5th Annual Cambridge Forum on Financial Institutions Enforcement on May 17 and 18. The Forum is a by-invitation only meeting of a small group of white collar criminal defense and regulatory defense lawyers who advise financial institutions on enforcement matters.

  • May 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that its client, Warren Equity Partners, a lower middle market private equity fund, has acquired Superior Industrial Maintenance Company (SIMCO), a Concord, North Carolina-based company that provides corrosion protection services for mission critical assets in the infrastructure sector. Moore & Van Allen Corporate members Richard M. Bange III and Michael R. Miller led Warren Equity through the successful deal.

  • May 2018

    Moore & Van Allen was named one of North Carolina’s leading intellectual property firms in Managing Intellectual Property’s inaugural edition of IP Stars, a legal directory that provides state-by-state analysis of the nation’s IP market. The firm’s Intellectual Property practice received a “Recommended” ranking.  Additionally, Charlotte Intellectual Property Members Dickson Lupo and Henry Ward and Triangle Intellectual Property Members Arlene Hanks and Chuck Moore were recognized as “IP Stars.”

  • May 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Chambers & Partners has ranked seven firm practice groups and 23 firm attorneys in the 2018 edition of its legal directory Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

  • May 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Litigation Member George Hanna received the North Carolina State Bar John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award.

  • April 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been named to Super Lawyers’ 2018 list of top attorneys in South Carolina. These attorneys are located in the firm’s Charleston office.

  • April 2018

    Charlotte Bankruptcy Member Ben Hawfield was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina’s 2018 Partner Appreciation Awards.

  • April 2018

    Moore & Van Allen earned the title of Large Firm division winner for the 2018 Legal Feeding Frenzy, becoming the Frenzy’s only six-time division champion.

  • April 2018

    Charlotte Financial Services Member Ryan Smith and Deloitte Advisory Managing Director Eric Andreozzi taught two senior level courses at UNC Chapel Hill's Kenan Flagler Business School (Undergraduate) on April 19.

  • April 2018

    Charlotte Privacy and Data Security Member Karin McGinnis will be speaking at Globalaw’s 2018 European Regional Meeting on April 19 in Rome, Italy. Her presentation will cover the challenges, opportunities and pitfalls of the General Data Protection Regulation, changing the legal framework of data privacy in the European Union and the data transfer to Non-EU Countries.

  • April 2018
    Moore & Van Allen is using UltiPro to improve workforce diversity reporting and simplify compensation management. UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively.
  • March 2018

    Charlotte Wealth Transfer Associate Caitlin Horneparticipated in an American Bankruptcy Association Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section Webinar on March 27.

  • March 2018
    We are proud to have served the Charleston community for 20 years and appreciate our clients, lawyers and employees for making this significant milestone possible.
  • March 2018

    Moore & Van Allen Global Services Member Mike Zeller and Associates Michael Tarwater and Beth Buckner represented Metyx Group in the development and launch of its first U.S. headquarters and manufacturing operations in Ranlo, NC.

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