Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that 74 attorneys representing each of the Firm’s three offices were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Additionally, Real Estate Member Jefferson W. Brown was named a Best Lawyers 2017 Land Use & Zoning Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlotte; Mergers and Acquisitions Member Stephen D. Hope was named a Best Lawyers 2017 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlotte; Employee Benefits & Compensation Member Daniel L. Johnson, Jr. was named a Best Lawyers 2017 Litigation – ERISA “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlotte; Taxation Member Joseph D. Joyner, Jr. was named a Best Lawyers 2017 Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Raleigh; and Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Member Robert A. Kerr, Jr. was named a Best Lawyers 2017 Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency & Reorganization Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Charleston.
Since its initial publication in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey in which more than 55,000 attorneys cast more than 6.7 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered to be an honor.
“We are honored to be recognized in Best Lawyers’ 2017 guide, and pleased that all three of our offices are represented,” said Moore & Van Allen Chairman Ernie Reigel.
The Moore & Van Allen attorneys on The Best Lawyers in America 2017 list, grouped by respective office location, include:
- David E. Fox – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Environmental
- Arlene D. Hanks – Trademark Law
- Joseph (Jody) D. Joyner, Jr. – Equipment Finance Law; Tax Law
- John A. Zaloom – Litigation – Labor and Employment
About Moore & Van Allen
Moore & Van Allen PLLC is one of the largest law firms in the Southeast, with nearly 300 attorneys and offices in Charlotte and Research Triangle, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina. The attorneys at Moore & Van Allen provide sophisticated legal services within their nationally recognized Litigation, Intellectual Property, Finance and Corporate law practices for international banks and manufacturers, energy leaders, and growing healthcare and technology companies. The Firm is composed of 23 primary industry and practice groups. Moore & Van Allen is the only Charlotte-based law firm identified in the prestigious “Am Law 200” list. U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Moore & Van Allen in their 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings, both regionally and nationally.