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Barbara S. Meeks

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Barbara Meeks is a member of Moore & Van Allen’s Financial Regulatory Advice and Response practice group. Prior to joining Moore & Van Allen, Barbara led the Global Commercial Section in the Wells Fargo Legal Department. During her 19 years with Wells Fargo, Barbara held various roles in the Legal Department, including legal and regulatory support for small business, dealer services, commercial banking, commercial real estate, trade services, insurance, wealth management finance, global retail brokerage, government banking, corporate banking, treasury management, and corporate properties. She was also responsible for the legal support of all commercial activity in Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. Additionally, Barbara led the Wells Fargo Enterprise Women’s Team Member Network with over 35,000 members, providing professional, community and business development opportunities for team members and customers. 

Barbara received her B.A. in Politics and Psychology, magna cum laude, from Wake Forest University, where she was awarded a Presidential Scholarship and served as a Presidential Aide to President Thomas K. Hearn. She also received her J.D. from Wake Forest University, cum laude, where she was awarded a Perkins Scholarship and served as the Wake Forest Law Review Business Symposium Editor.

She has received numerous recent awards, including a Top 25 Women in Business Award from the Charlotte Business Journal, a Top 50 Most Influential Woman Award from the Mecklenburg Times, a Leader in Law Award from Lawyer’s Weekly, and a Corporate Counsel Award from the Charlotte Business Journal.

Barbara is currently a trustee on the board for the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, serving as chair of the Development Committee and Blumenthal Business Leaders for the Arts. She has previously served as a board member for the Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center.


Professional Affiliations

  • Commercial Real Estate Women's Network (CREW)
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance Council