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Moore & Van Allen, PLLC
SUITE 4700
CHARLOTTE NC 28202-4003
United States

Work Department

Managing Partner and Chair of the Management Committee


Tom Mitchell serves as Managing Partner and Chair of the Management Committee and is a nationally recognized finance lawyer with over 25 years of experience representing large financial institutions.

Tom serves as the Managing Partner and Chair of the Management Committee. Tom also serves on the Diversity Committee. Prior to taking on the role as Managing Partner in 2018, he served as head of the Financial Services group which now consists of over 100 lawyers, and was a member of the Management Committee.

He is a seasoned finance lawyer with extensive experience representing financial institutions in syndicated credit facilities in a wide variety of industries, with a focus on acquisition and leveraged finance. He has been consistently recognized as a leading banking and finance lawyer in Chambers USA, IFLR 1000 and Best Lawyers in America. Chambers USA describes Tom as a “go-to attorney for major financial institutions” and states that peers “think very highly of him.”

Tom is actively involved in the community. He serves on the board and executive committee of the Charlotte Executive Leadership Council and co-chairs its Community Engagement/Economic Development Committee. He also serves on the Law Council at Washington and Lee University School of Law and the Advisory Board of the Carolinas Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Commercial lending

Moore & Van Allen, PLLC is very active in the lending middle market and works with a number of banks as well as non-bank lenders on leveraged financing transactions. Due to its presence in Charlotte, the firm regularly works with Wells Fargo and Bank of America on deals which span structured finance unitranche financing, subscription finance and asset-based lending. Tom Mitchell and Wayne McKinzie lead the practice, which also includes serial dealmakers Meredith Reedy and Tripp Monroe. Sandra Lazorcheck joined the team from King & Spalding LLP in June 2021.