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Legally adept and culturally fluent, Moore & Van Allen’s Global Services team brings a distinct approach to international business.  In a world that is becoming increasingly global, our professionals help clients chart a course through the complex network of foreign politics and regulations.  Our Global Services team functions as an integral part of the Firm, working seamlessly with each of the Firm’s other practice areas to provide clients with start-to-finish legal counsel.  Our attorneys’ international business ties give them an authentic global perspective. 

Our Global Services team is comprised of skilled practitioners whose diverse backgrounds enable them to offer our clients sound legal advice.  Their combined years of experience in international law, immigration law, international joint ventures and transactions, cross-border servicing arrangements, and overseas employment law provides a broad foundation to serve global businesses and industries of all types.

Well versed in representing clients from around the world, the Global Services team’s language capabilities include Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish.  In addition, our team has extensive experience in a wide range of practice areas enabling clients to have a portal for in-bound foreign investment, including:

  • Incorporation Strategy
  • Immigration
  • Tax
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Out-bound investment and international business transactions
  • ESOP Transactions
  • Franchise law

Members of the Global Services team have been recognized for their international efforts and achievements which include listings in the IAM Licensing 250- World’s Leading Patent and Technology Licensing Lawyers. Our team of professionals also boasts counsel recognized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, a former General Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration & Naturalization Service and a co-author of Smart Guide to United States Visas. Our attorneys are also connected to the international community through various networks and associations such as Globalaw,, British-American Business Council of North Carolina, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Gewerblicher Rechtschutz- und Urheberrecht Verband, and the International Bar Association.


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  • August 2020

    Since our last update, there have been a variety of important changes impacting the U.S. immigration system amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These changes include continued flexibility in the compliance realm as well as the resumption of in-person services in the U.S. and abroad, to name a few. The most significant changes and updates are highlighted below.

  • MVA COVID Resource Center
    June 2020

    Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., the Trump Administration has issued a variety of Executive Orders aimed at restricting U.S. Immigration. Yesterday, the White House announced the continuation of its order suspending the entry of certain immigrants as well as announced additional restrictive measures directed at suspending the entry of nonimmigrant workers. Specifically, this latest Proclamation will suspend the entry of new H-1B, H-2B, L-1, certain J-1 nonimmigrants, and their accompanying dependents unless they qualify for one of the limited stated exemptions. The application of the ban to Canadian nationals seeking admission in these categories, who are not required to obtain a visa to enter the United States, is still unclear.

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