Moore & Van Allen Elects Largest Class of Attorneys to Firm Membership

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CHARLOTTE, NC—Moore & Van Allen PLLC (MVA) is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys have been elected as members, the largest class of new members in firm history. The new class of members includes Benjamin “Ben” J.C. Baucom, Courtenay C. Clark, Sangwan “Sonny” Ha, Kerry O. Irwin, Edward “Ed” H. Ivey, Aaron A. Marshall, Matthew “Matt” S. Morgan, Sarah H. Negus, Benjamin “Ben” A. Owens, Neil “Trey” C. Robinson III, Richard I. Simons, Jessica J. Simpson, Benjamin “Ben” M. Weadon, and Kathryn “Kate” G. Wellman.

Ben Baucom advises financial institution clients in complex domestic and cross-border senior lending transactions.

Courtenay Clark practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and general corporate law.

Sonny Ha focuses his practice on representing banks, institutional advisors, private equity groups, and corporate clients in connection with secured and unsecured lending transactions, including single-lender, club, and syndicated senior debt facilities and acquisition financing.

Kerry Irwin counsels clients from a variety of industries on numerous corporate matters, including governance, mergers and acquisitions, financing, and other transactions.

Ed Ivey focuses his practice on swaps, derivatives, LIBOR transition, and advising clients on various types of debt and equity capital market activities, and related regulatory matters.

Aaron Marshall focuses his practice on securitization and structured finance law.

Matt Morgan advises banks, funds and other financial institutions in connection with debt transactions, from more standard loans backed by traditional security packages to special situations opportunities with more nuanced structures,

Sarah Negus concentrates her practice in all areas of employment law and counsels employers on a wide range of topics including policies and procedures, personnel decisions, and other workplace challenges.

Ben Owens focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions and companies in a wide variety of financing transactions.

Trey Robinson advises and assists clients in connection with general corporate and commercial real estate matters and the negotiation of supply, distribution, service, purchase, and other commercial agreements.

Richard Simons focuses his practice on commercial real estate, regularly representing developers, investors, landlords, and tenants in complex commercial real estate transactions.

Jessica Simpson concentrates her practice on the corporate and regulatory aspects of healthcare law, representing hospitals and healthcare systems in acquisitions and joint ventures, negotiating physician and other professional service agreements.

Ben Weadon advises private equity firms and their portfolio companies located across the country on leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments, merger and acquisition transactions, and general corporate matters.

Kate Wellman advises and assists clients with government and internal investigations and regulatory compliance issues.



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