Moore & Van Allen receives multiple national and metropolitan rankings in 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®

November 9, 2023

Moore & Van Allen PLLC (MVA) announced that the firm received national rankings for nine practice areas in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®. Additionally, the firm garnered 47 Tier 1 rankings among its 70 metropolitan rankings in multiple practice areas, including 12 Tier 1 Charleston metropolitan rankings.

“We are proud of our continued recognition in Best Law Firms and value each individual contribution that makes this possible,” said MVA Managing Partner and Chair Thomas L. Mitchell. “Being recognized at the national level and in our local markets is due to the excellent and innovative work of our attorneys and staff and is a testament to our culture and commitment to client service.”

The 2024 edition of Best Law Firms ranks firms in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan areas. Rankings are based on client evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys, and review of information that law firms submit as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a national or metropolitan Best Law Firms ranking, a law firm practice area must have at least one lawyer in that practice ranked in The Best Lawyers in America®. The complete methodology is available here:

MVA’s national Tier 3 rankings include:

Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Equipment Finance Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – ERISA
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Trademark Law

MVA’s Tier 1 Charleston metropolitan rankings include:

Admiralty & Maritime Law
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Health Care Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

MVA’s Tier 2 Charleston metropolitan rankings include:

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning

MVA’s Tier 3 Charleston metropolitan rankings include:

Appellate Practice
Construction Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants


About Moore & Van Allen

Moore & Van Allen PLLC (, founded in 1945, has over 400 attorneys and professionals serving clients in over 90 areas of focus. The attorneys at Moore & Van Allen provide sophisticated legal services within nationally recognized Corporate, Financial Services, Litigation, Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, and Commercial Real Estate law practices for international banks and financial services companies, domestic and global manufacturers, retailers, individuals, and healthcare and technology organizations. The firm has been ranked consecutively over the past 24 years on the prestigious “Am Law 200” list, and has been consistently ranked in the Best Law Firms® list, both regionally and nationally.