Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • B.A., University of South Carolina, 2013, Honors College
  • J.D., University of Virginia, 2016, Law Review
  • North Carolina, 2016
  • All Federal District Courts in North Carolina, 2016
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2016
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Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Elena F. Mitchell

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Elena Mitchell is an Associate with the Litigation team in Moore & Van Allen’s Charlotte office.  Her practice primarily focuses on complex litigation matters involving commercial contract disputes, residential mortgage loans disputes, enforceability of restrictive covenants, and other business torts.  Mitchell regularly practices in state and federal court, as well as in arbitrations.

Mitchell also frequently represents clients in internal investigations and assists clients with financial regulatory and compliance issues, such as recovery and resolution planning, Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (“CCAR”) exercises, and flood insurance matters. 

Active in pro bono work, Mitchell supports the firm’s Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Pro Bono Projects.  Mitchell also has handled cases for Legal Aid of North Carolina and the International Refugee Assistance Project, and has litigated civil rights claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 in federal court.

Mitchell earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.


Of Note

  • North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2017-2018
  • Completed a secondment at Wells Fargo focused on financial regulatory matters and, specifically, recovery planning


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Professional Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Women Lawyers of Charlotte
  • Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • Mecklenburg County Hispanic Latino Lawyers Bar
  • Charlotte Gamecock Club
  • UVA Club of Charlotte