Moore & Van Allen PLLC has announced that Jules W. Carter, an attorney in the firm’s Charlotte office, has been named to the 2022 Lawyers of Color Annual Hot List of early- to mid-career attorneys excelling in the legal profession. Lawyers of Color is a nonprofit devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities.
Carter will be profiled, along with other 2022 Hot List honorees, in the Lawyers of Color’s Hot List 2022 issue.
“Making the Lawyers of Color Annual Hot List is a prestigious and well-deserved honor for Jules,” said Thomas L. Mitchell, MVA’s managing partner and chair of the firm’s Management Committee, in a news release. “We are proud of Jules’ commitment to provide sophisticated litigation and regulatory services to our clients, and grateful for her leadership as the chair of the firm’s Black Attorney Resource Group.”
Carter concentrates on financial regulatory compliance issues, helping clients navigate complex regulatory environments and pursue business strategies that balance innovation with risk-awareness. Additionally, she serves as the chair of the MVA Black Attorney Resource Group which supports the personal and professional development of Black lawyers. She also participates in several of the firm’s pro bono initiatives including, the MVA Housing Rights Project, the MVA Human Trafficking Pro Bono Project, and oversees the MVA Pro Bono Policing Project.
The Lawyers of Color Annual Hot List recognizes in-house counsel, government attorneys, or law firm associates who have been lawyers for 10 years or less and who identify as Black, indigenous, or a person of color. Honorees were selected through nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues, and research of legal publications to identify promising candidates.