Caroline Yingling serves as Moore & Van Allen’s General Counsel. As general counsel, Caroline is the firm’s in-house counsel on matters related to risk management, professional liability, and legal ethics.

Overview

Caroline oversees the conflicts department, works with firm management to assess and address issues pertaining to risk and compliance, advises the Firm and its attorneys on the rules of professional conduct and ethics, and develops and maintains resources for firm attorneys on areas of professional responsibility and ethics. When necessary, Caroline manages outside counsel in litigation matters concerning the firm and advises the firm on personnel matters.  

Prior to serving as general counsel, Caroline was a member of Moore & Van Allen’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring group, representing secured and unsecured creditors, particularly lenders and other financial institutions, in restructuring troubled credit facilities. She has also assisted lenders facing intercreditor issues, as well as companies in corporate workouts.

Notable

Notable

  • Member, Moore & Van Allen Diversity Committee
  • Charlotte ATHENA Corporate Leadership Award Recipient, 2016 
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Professional Liability, 2013-2014
  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Myron H. Bright, Senior Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2006-2007

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Affiliations

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Charlotte Women's Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association 

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

  • “Do I Have To? Attorney-Client Engagement Letters.”, NC Continuing Legal Education Presentation, May 2015

  • “Real, Recent and Relevant: Special Conflicts for Litigation Attorneys,” Caroline Yingling and Sarah Byrne, NC Continuing Legal Education Presentation, April 2013

  • “Real, Recent and Relevant: Special Conflicts for Corporate Attorneys,” Caroline Yingling and Sarah Byrne, NC Continuing Legal Education Presentation, April 2013

  • "Ethics and Etiquette of Email," Caroline Yingling and Sarah Byrne, NC Continuing Legal Education Presentation, March 2012

Education

B.A., Davidson College, 1999

J.D., Boston College Law School, 2004, cum laude

Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2004
  • Federal District Court for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
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