CHARLOTTE, NC—Moore & Van Allen PLLC (MVA) is pleased to formally announce the naming of its Civil Rights & Racial Equity Assessments Practice dedicated to conducting public-facing racial equity and other civil rights audits and related confidential, privileged assessments for entities in this evolving arena.
The practice, which was developed within the firm’s White Collar, Regulatory Defense & Investigations Practice, offers focused resources for businesses navigating institutional culture issues and commitments to embracing and promoting equitable outcomes both internally and in the communities they serve.
MVA’s Civil Rights & Racial Equity Assessments Practice includes attorneys experienced in conducting both internal and privileged, as well as public-facing, civil rights and racial equity assessments spanning the spectrum from single-event internal investigations to enterprise-wide reviews for publicly traded and privately held companies, as well as non-profit institutions and governmental entities. The attorneys guide clients through sensitive matters and business environments in a way that prioritizes and enhances their progress with respect to DEI.
In addition to managing quantitative and qualitative data review, preparing detailed and comprehensive reporting, and managing tight timetables, the team generates pragmatic recommendations and communicates with key stakeholders ranging from shareholder funds, board representatives, senior managers and general counsel.
The practice draws upon existing and enhanced MVA disciplines and capabilities including internal investigations; environmental, social and corporate governance; human trafficking and prevention; employment and labor; and cross border investigations.
A full list of MVA attorneys in the Civil Rights and Racial Equity Assessments Practice may be viewed here.