Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1976; Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1980, with high honors; Order of Coif; Managing Editor, North Carolina Law Review
  • North Carolina, 1980
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

James (Jim) W. Hovis

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A member of the firm’s Financial Services Practice Group, Jim Hovis brings years of sophisticated, high-level experience to his finance and capital markets practice. For the majority of his career he managed the Finance Services practice and served on the firm’s management committee from 1989 through 2015.

He regularly represents national and regional financial institutions in complex financing transactions, including:

  • Acquisition and leveraged buyout financing
  • Subordinated debt facilities
  • Syndicated finance facilities of all types
  • Lease financings, utilizing both tax and synthetic structures
  • Complex debt restructurings involving multiple classes of capital

Of Note

  • Chambers USA - North Carolina, Banking & Finance, 2019-2020
  • Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, 1995-2021
  • Active in numerous civic groups and youth sports organizations.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association