Cynthia J. Lowery - Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Cynthia J. Lowery

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 843-579-7023

A member of Moore & Van Allen's management committee and co-leader of its Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring team, Cynthia Lowery brings more than 26 years experience to her practice area.  She is a frequent speaker on creditors’ rights and a bankruptcy specialist certified by the State of South Carolina.  Cynthia  brings her wide-ranging clients sophisticated counsel in all areas of collections and creditor’s rights, including bankruptcy, restructures, foreclosures and execution of judgments.

An accomplished public speaker, she provides in-house training to creditors, educating various businesses on the proper and most efficient means for collections, including their rights and remedies in bankruptcy.  Cynthia has worked closely with Credit Unions for more than 22 years and has considerable experience handling their specific issues.

In 1993, she was appointed to the United States Panel of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees for the State of South Carolina, resigning in 2000 to devote more time to creditor representation. 

Ms. Lowery is also the immediate past chair of The Supreme Court of South Carolina Commission’s Bankruptcy and Debtor-Creditor Law Specialization Advisory Board.  She is licensed in both South Carolina and North Carolina courts.


  • Wake Forest Law School Board of Visitors for 2014-2015
  • Past director, South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association 
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Rules and Practice, U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina 
  • Recipient, South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association award for outstanding service in the United States Bankruptcy Court, 1999

College of CharlestonBS 1983Wake Forest UniversityJ.D. 1988

Office Location

78 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29401
United States

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Banking, Chapter 12, Collections, Commercial, Committee Representation, Creditor Committees, Creditors' Rights, Financial Services, Foreclosures, Litigation, Workouts and Restructurings)