Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
Practice Areas
  • J.D., Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, 2006
  • B.A., University of Maryland, 2004
  • North Carolina, 2020
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2016
  • Northern District of New York, 2016
  • Southern District of New York, 2009
  • Eastern District of New York, 2009
  • Western District of New York, 2009
  • Connecticut, 2008
  • New York, 2007
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Nicole E. Schiavo


Nicole E. Schiavo focuses her practice on litigation, particularly consumer related litigation, and regulatory advisory work.

For over a decade, Nicole has been at the forefront of defending financial institutions in consumer finance issues, including in adversary proceedings, federal claims of violations of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), as well as state law claims.

Nicole understands the scrutiny and climate that lenders and loan servicers face and uses her significant experience to guide clients to help meet their goals, whether it is resolving a matter through loss mitigation, settling a complex action with a fact-tailored settlement, or litigating at trial and on appeal.

Nicole is a trusted advisor to clients, providing compliance and risk management advice on the ever-changing state and federal regulations governing the lending industry.

Prior to joining Moore & Van Allen, Nicole was a senior associate in Hogan Lovells's New York office.

Of Note

Nicole is committed to pro bono work relating to civil rights and gender-based violence.

  • Nicole received a 2016 "Above and Beyond" award from Sanctuary for Families for her work on a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit appeal that created precedent by overturning a fee award to an abusive spouse in an international child custody dispute.

Nicole represents death row prisoners in federal lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of their solitary confinement conditions.