Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • B.S., University of Illinois, 1986, with honors
  • J.D., Washington & Lee University, 1993, cum laude
  • North Carolina, 1993
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Thomas (Tom) L. Mitchell

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Tom Mitchell is the chairman of the Moore & Van Allen Management Committee and a nationally recognized finance lawyer concentrating in the area of loan syndications. Tom has extensive experience representing banks and other financial institutions in a variety of debt transactions, including acquisition and highly-leveraged financings. Tom also serves as co-chair of the firm’s Financial Services Practice Group and Business Development Committee. 

Tom has been consistently recognized as a leading banking and finance lawyer in Chambers USA, IFLR1000 and Best Lawyers in America.  Chambers USA describes Tom as “extremely seasoned and a go-to attorney who provides sound legal advice” and as a lawyer “who is great to work with and always responsive”. 

Tom is active in the community, including his present service on the board of the Charlotte Executive Leadership Council. He also serves on the Law Council at Washington and Lee University School of Law.

Of Note

  • Chairman, Moore & Van Allen Management Committee, 2018-present
  • Chambers USA - North Carolina, Banking & Finance, 2010-2020
  • Best Lawyers in America, Charlotte Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year”, 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, 2013-2021
  • IFLR1000, Highly Regarded - Banking, 2018-2019
  • Member, Charlotte Executive Leadership Council, 2018-present
  • Member and Co-Chair of Community Engagement/Economic Development Committee, Charlotte Executive Leadership Council, 2018-present
  • Member, Law Council, Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2017-present


Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: Business Law Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association: Business Law Section