Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
Practice Areas
  • Spanish
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1997; Vanderbilt University Chancellor's Scholar; National Merit Scholar
  • J.D., Vanderbilt University, 2000
  • North Carolina, 2004
  • Ethics Compliance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Healthcare Compliance
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Tania N. Archer

Supervising Investigations Counsel
Professional Affiliations

Tania N. Archer has extensive experience in compliance, risk, ethics, regulatory analysis and investigative management. Archer has diverse experience across a board range of clients, including health care, employment, financial services and government regulatory entities. She is proficient in creating and implementing compliance programs, risk assessments, investigative models and project plans, as well as developing targeted business strategies. Archer advances the firm’s client priorities by delivering practical litigation counsel and sound investigative strategies based on identified project goals. She also provides leadership to discovery project managers, delivering strategic evaluations, feedback, research and advice on financial investigative issues. 

Archer possess the ability to apply both strategic analysis and corporate empathy to complex business issues. Her leadership and influence stem from an understanding of her clients' needs and from a dedication to customizing deliverables. Her relationships with community, business and political leaders as well as with grassroots organizations and government agencies are grounded in earned respect, trust and sincere comradery.

With a background in both the public and private sector, Archer thinks critically through issues and applies practical solutions that promote access to resources.

Through pro bono work and community service, she strives to increase access to counsel and legal assistance and to improve justice delivery systems for the underrepresented. She also remains a zealous advocate for diversity and inclusion within the legal profession. As a result, she continues to build an impressive, service-oriented legal practice.

Archer has won several awards for her legal skills and leadership and has written legal articles displaying tactical analysis of law and public policy.


  • “Money as Political Speech in the 2012 Elections,” Jul 13, 2012 - Law360
  • “Disclosure Laws Under Attack: Campaign Finance Restrictions and Reporting of Donors,” Mar 8, 2012 - Bloomberg Law Reports
  • “Climate Change Legislation Must Invigorate the Economy,” May 2010, The New York Business Council Newsletter

Of Note

  • Selected for the 2015 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award
  • Selected to the 2013 Lawyers of Color Inaugural Hot List (Southern Region)
  • Named among 2013's "50 Most Influential Women" presented by the Mecklenburg Times
  • Named a North Carolina Lawyers Weekly 2012 Women of Justice Award Winner
  • Selected as a 2011 Leader in the Law by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly
  • Selected for inclusion to the 2011 North Carolina Rising Stars list, which is included in the North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute – Class of 2011
  • Selected by Bank of America and Moore & Van Allen and Legal Services of the Southern Piedmont to spearhead a Hispanic outreach project
  • Former Board Member and Secretary, The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts & Culture
  • Former Board Member, The Possibility Project - Charlotte
  • Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Judicial Nomination Committee
  • Assisted a juvenile court judge in the creation of a pilot program for Vanderbilt's Legal Clinic
  • Recipient, Vanderbilt's Trailblazer Award for Unique Contributions to the Vanderbilt and Nashville Communities

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • John S. Leary Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Society