• IP Team Receives International Recognition in IAM Patent 1000
    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 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.

  • March 2018

    Charlotte Litigation Member and Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee Valecia McDowell recently participated in the Charlotte Business Journal’s Diversity and Inclusion panel, “Beyond the Optics”, on March 23.

  • March 2018

    Charlotte Litigation Attorney Tandy Mathis served as a panelist at the 2018 Bank of America eDiscovery Summit on March 12. The panel covered the impacts of Brexit (Britain’s exit from the EU); regional rule changes, such as GDPR and how they affect organizations inside and outside the EU.

  • March 2018

    Charlotte Land Use and Development Consultant Bridget Grant moderated a panel discussion at #CREfuture on March 7. Panelists including Charlotte City Council Representatives Tariq Bokhari and Larken Egleston, and Rachel Russell Krenz of Ram Realty, discussed drivers of innovation, talent and economic development in Charlotte that matter most to young professionals and the impacts for commercial real estate.

  • March 2018

    Moore & Van Allen’s Management Committee is pleased to announce that Charlotte Litigation Member Ed O’Keefe and Finance Member Kimberly Zirkle have been named Co-Chairs of the firm’s Public Service Committee.

  • March 2018

    2018 NCBA YLD Legal Feeding Frenzy Chair and Litigation Associate Kristen Kenley organized a press conference and service event to kick-off the 2018 North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy.

  • Charlotte Business Journal, March 2018

    Moore & Van Allen Firm Chairman Tom Mitchell was featured in the Charlotte Business Journal on March 1. The article discusses Mitchell’s new role as chairman and his plans for the firm’s business development efforts. 

  • February 2018

    MVA’s Finance team ranked third again in 2017 in Thomson Reuters Loan Pricing Corporation’s (LPC) U.S. Lender Law Firm League Tables for syndicated debt financings. Also finishing in the top 3 in the League Tables in 2016, MVA closed 186 deals in 2017 in which it represented lead arrangers and book runners in syndicated debt transactions.

  • February 2018
    We are delighted to present our seventh annual diversity report on behalf of the Moore & Van Allen Diversity and Management Committees. One of our important missions is to support a culture of diversity and inclusion at Moore & Van Allen and in the communities we serve. Each year the diversity report demonstrates our commitment to that mission by highlighting our internal inclusion efforts, diversity related community outreach initiatives, and client centric activities. 
  • February 2018

    Charlotte Privacy and Data Security Member Karin McGinnis and Attorney Tandy Mathis presented to the Charlotte Chapter of Women in eDiscovery (WiE) on February 26 in the Charlotte Office.

  • February 2018

    Charleston Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Associate Reid Dyer has been appointed to the advisory board for the 23rd Annual American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop in Amelia Island, FL on July 26-29. This event is an annual educational and networking conference attended by bankruptcy practitioners from the southeast.

  • Business North Carolina, February 2018

    Moore & Van Allen Firm Chairman Tom Mitchell was featured in Business North Carolina’s “You oughta know” series on February 21.  Mitchell’s profile highlights his new role as the firm’s chairman. He provided  Business NC with the keys to success for a large firm and candid advice on keeping staff motivated

  • February 2018

    Moore & Van Allen's Charlotte office hosted the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Charlotte Chapter's CLE luncheon at the Charlotte City Club on February 21.

  • February 2018

    The Charlotte Business Journal awarded  Employment & Labor/ Litigation/ Privacy and Data Security Member Karin McGinnis with a 2018 Women in Business Achievement Award at the Women in Business Awards event on February 12.  

  • February 2018

    Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce that Charlotte Corporate Member and former Chairman Ernie Reigel has been named to the Business North Carolina “Power 100” list, joining the ranks of individuals in various industries who are having a major impact on the NC economy.

  • Charlotte Business Journal, January 2018

    Charlotte Corporate Member Joe Fernandez was featured in the Charlotte Business Journal on January 19. He described how Moore & Van Allen uses the latest legal technology to perform tasks more efficiently and provide better service for clients.

  • January 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Charlotte Member Thomas L. Mitchell has been named chairman of the firm’s Management Committee, effective January 1, 2018. Mitchell, a finance lawyer, succeeds Ernie Reigel, who has served as chairman for the past 15 years.

  • January 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that the following six attorneys have been elected as the firm’s newest members: Lesley Attkisson Lewis, Michael (Mike) R. Miller, Meredith French Reedy, Frank E. Schall and F. Emmett Weindruch. Their new designation went into effect on January 1, 2018. All six attorneys are based in Charlotte.

  • January 2018

    Charlotte Bankruptcy Member and Team Leader Zach Smith will be moderating a panel of Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Judges at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Caribbean Insolvency Symposium on February 1 in Miami, Florida.

  • Business North Carolina, January 2018

    Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce that six attorneys were included in Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite. 

  • January 2018
    Moore & Van Allen once again tops the Charlotte Business Journal’s annual “Charlotte's Largest Law Firms" list, which published on January 19. Each firm is ranked by number of local attorneys.  Additionally, Moore & Van Allen's Litigation practice was ranked number three on the Charlotte Business Journal's Top 25 Largest Area Litigation Practices list, as determined by its number of local litigators.
  • January 2018

    Moore & Van Allen was honored by Feeding the Carolinas, an association of 10 food banks in North and South Carolina, on December 15 for forming the association and helping to develop a strategic plan.  At the opening ceremony the organization raised over $100,000 and received 10 tractor trailers full of food to benefit all 10 food banks in the Carolinas. Corporate Member Steve Hope led the pro bono project for the firm.

  • Super Lawyers, January 2018

    Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys have been named to Super Lawyers’ 2018 list of top attorneys in North Carolina, and 10 attorneys were named to Super Lawyer’s 2018 Rising Stars list. These attorneys represent the firm’s Charlotte and Research Triangle offices.

  • December 2017

    Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce that Charlotte Litigation/Privacy/Employment & Labor Member Karin McGinnis was named a 2018 recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal’s Women in Business Achievement Award.

  • December 2017

    Charlotte Financial Regulatory Advice and Response Member Tom Pennington, and Associate Michael Anderson were instrumental in advising their client, Artivest, on setting up a new online platform in conjunction with Pacific Investment Management Co. (Pimco). This innovative Artivest platform will allow investments of as little as $100G into Pimco alternative investment products that typically require a $5M minimum investment.

  • November 2017
    MVA was presented with the Outstanding Philanthropic Organization Award at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Charlotte’s National Philanthropy Day awards luncheon on November 15. National Philanthropy Day honors individuals, groups, organizations and businesses who have improved philanthropy in their communities and the world.
  • November 2017
    Moore & Van Allen was mentioned in the News & Observer on November 21 for receiving a top score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index. The Corporate Equality Index is a national benchmarking report on LBGTQ policies and practices related to equality.
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