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Moore & Van Allen.

Main Office: 100 N. Tryon St., Ste. 4700 | Charlotte | NC | 28202
Phone: 704-331-1000 | Fax: 704-331-1159











Moore & Van Allen. Reviews view all

Reviewed on May 08, 2023
Former Employee

5.Current EmployeeGreat flexibilityParalegal in Charlotte, NCRecommendProsLove being able to work remotely.ConsThe volume can be a lot and client expectations are sometimes unrealistic.

Former Employee


Full time

Reviewed on January 08, 2019
Former Employee Associate Charlotte,NC

The firm should work on increasing diversity among senior attorney and partner recruiting efforts in an effort to improve junior attorney retention.

The firm has strong corporate and transactional practices. The partners seem to genuinely care about their clients and instill that feeling in junior lawyers.

The firm still struggles to recruit and retain talent from a variety of backgrounds. Despite recent efforts, the senior associates are largely white, and the membership is predominantly white men.

Off hand, I cannot think of any particular partners to avoid, though certainly some are better than others, and some are more conscientious than others.

The firm does a good job of ensuring junior lawyers get opportunities to flourish in their practice by taking on more and more responsibilities.

Former Employee


Full time

5-7 years



Experience the Thrill of Legal Excellence at Moore & Van Allen

When it comes to legal prowess, Moore & Van Allen stands head and shoulders above the rest. As one of the largest law firms in the Southeast, this powerhouse of legal expertise serves clients not only in the Carolinas but also around the globe. With offices strategically located in Charlotte and Research Triangle, North Carolina, as well as Charleston, South Carolina, Moore & Van Allen is perfectly positioned to meet the sophisticated legal needs of a diverse range of clients.

With a reputation for excellence that spans decades, Moore & Van Allen has become the go-to firm for blue chip clients, prestigious industry giants, and promising start-ups alike. Their team of highly skilled attorneys and staff are dedicated to providing top-notch legal services on local, national, and international fronts. Whether it's navigating complex corporate transactions, resolving intricate disputes, or providing guidance on regulatory matters, Moore & Van Allen has the expertise to handle it all.

What sets Moore & Van Allen apart is their unwavering commitment to their clients. They understand that each client is unique, and they take the time to truly understand their needs and goals. This personalized approach allows them to provide tailored legal solutions that not only meet but exceed expectations. With Moore & Van Allen by your side, you can rest assured that your legal matters are in the hands of experts who are dedicated to your success.

But it's not just their exceptional legal services that make Moore & Van Allen an exciting place to work. The firm also offers a range of benefits that make it an attractive choice for attorneys and staff. From competitive compensation packages to comprehensive health and wellness programs, Moore & Van Allen values the well-being of its employees. They understand that a happy and fulfilled team is a productive one, and they go above and beyond to create a positive work environment.

In addition to the tangible benefits, Moore & Van Allen also fosters a culture of collaboration and growth. Attorneys and staff have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest legal minds in the industry, learning from their expertise and gaining invaluable experience. The firm also provides ample opportunities for professional development, with mentorship programs, training sessions, and continuing education initiatives. At Moore & Van Allen, your career is not just a job – it's a journey of growth and success.

Another aspect that sets Moore & Van Allen apart is their commitment to giving back to the community. The firm actively supports various charitable organizations and encourages its employees to get involved in pro bono work. By making a positive impact on the communities they serve, Moore & Van Allen demonstrates their dedication to making the world a better place.

Joining Moore & Van Allen means becoming part of a team that is driven by excellence, integrity, and a passion for the law. It means working in a dynamic and challenging environment where your skills are valued and your potential is nurtured. Whether you're an attorney looking to take your career to new heights or a staff member seeking a fulfilling and rewarding work experience, Moore & Van Allen is the place to be.

So, if you're ready to embark on an exciting journey of legal excellence, look no further than Moore & Van Allen. With their unparalleled expertise, commitment to client success, and a range of benefits that prioritize your well-being, this firm is the perfect place to build a thriving legal career. Join the ranks of the best and experience the thrill of working at Moore & Van Allen.

Practice Areas

Moore & Van Allen. practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

Hiring Criteria

Moore & Van Allen. follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.

Moore & Van Allen is committed to recruiting the best and the brightest men and women of all races, ethnicities, and backgrounds from across the country. The firm looks to hire candidates that have demonstrated exceptional academic achievements and displayed a proven track record for leadership and personal achievement.

Pro bono

In addition to providing quality legal services to clients and financial support to various charitable causes, Moore & Van Allen is committed to charitable, bar, civic and pro bono service. Our attorneys shall endeavor, and shall encourage others, to advance this commitment by volunteering time to beneficial projects of their choosing. All resources and staff that are available for servicing clients are also used to support these activities. Interested staff members are encouraged to participate in these efforts as well.

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Moore & Van Allen. Awards and Recognitions Write a review

Moore & Van Allen a recipient of the Diversity Leader Award, 2014

Vas Vedantam was named to the Second Annual Lawyers Of Color Southern Region Hot List, 2014

The Firm participated in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index, 2013

The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce presented Moore & Van Allen with the Belk Innovation in Diversity Award, 2013

Omari Sealy was named to the inaugural Lawyers Of Color Southern Region Hot List, 2013

Carolyn Meade was named to The Mecklenburg Times list of 50 Most Influential Women, May 2013

Carol Bowen was named a winner of the Charlotte Business Journal's Women in Business Achievement Awards, 2013

Luis Lluberas was selected to participate in the Mecklenburg County Bar's APEX Mentoring Program, which was designed to encourage and support the ascension of minority attorneys within Charlotte-Mecklenburg law firms, 2012-2013

Leslie Pedernales was quoted in the Charlotte Business Journal's special ""Women in Law"" report, 2013

Joshua Lanning was selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity's (LCLD) Fellows program, a landmark program created to identify, train and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession, 2013

Valecia McDowell moderated a discussion on Amendment One hosted by Foundation for the Carolinas and five Charlotte-area universities, May 2012

Stephanie Gryder joined Moore & Van Allen as the Firm's first Manager of Diversity and Community Initiatives, 2011

Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award was presented to George Hanna, founding co-chair of the Mecklenburg County Bar's Special Committee on Diversity, in its second year, 2009

The Firm was named the Balanced Life Workplace Award winner (Large Firm Category) by the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, 2007

Valecia McDowell received the Charlotte Business Journal and Diversity Council of the Carolinas Diversity in Business Award, 2007

George Hanna received the Charlotte Business Journal and Diversity Council of the Carolinas Diversity in Business Award, 2006

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce's Black Professional Network's Multicultural Community Involvement Award, 2005

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At Moore & Van Allen, we recognize that having people with different racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds, countries and regions of origin, genders, generations, physical abilities and sexual orientations is critical to our ability to provide the highest level of legal services. By fostering an inclusive work environment, we come together as one extraordinary team with the common purpose of providing truly outstanding legal services to our clients. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond our Firm to the communities we serve through extensive outreach initiatives. These core principles are embraced by the Firm's leadership.

Summer associate program

We strive to make the summer associate experience as close to the real thing as possible, including summer associates on deal teams, on conference calls, in mediations and at hearings. You will work side by side with our attorneys, receiving the same types of projects as our associates. We don't want our summer associates just to go through the motions. Instead, we want you to have the opportunity to work on challenging matters that offer a sense of what it's actually like to be a lawyer at Moore & Van Allen. To get a true feeling of what it's like to be a summer associate at Moore & Van Allen, listen to what past summer associates have to say.

We realize there are talented law students we may not meet through on-campus interviews or our summer associate program. If you are interested in applying for a position as a first-year associate with Moore & Van Allen, please complete our online application. Due to the volume of resumes we receive, unfortunately we cannot respond to all applicants.


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