Douglas R. Ghidina - Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Douglas R. Ghidina

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 704-331-3504

Doug Ghidina brings over 25 years of complex, high-level bankruptcy and creditors’ rights experience to creditor clients across wide-ranging industries, including commercial real estate, manufacturing, transportation, wholesale and retail sales and agriculture.

Doug is skilled in handling real estate and personal property foreclosure actions, workouts and restructuring of defaulted credit facilities.  He regularly advises lenders and borrowers regarding bankruptcy and bankruptcy-remoteness issues as well as special-purpose entities when structuring financial transactions.  Moreover, he has experience in bankruptcy litigation and other debtor/creditor disputes, including adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court and exercise of creditor remedies in state court.  Doug also has represented sellers and buyers in asset sales in bankruptcy proceedings.


  • Named Best Lawyers' 2015 Charlotte Litigation - Bankruptcy "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Selected as a North Carolina Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Contributing editor, "Protecting the Creditor's Interest," North Carolina Bankruptcy Practice Manual, 5th ed. (2003), North Carolina Bar Foundation  
  • Contributing author, Official Comments to N.C. Gen. Stat. Chapter 39, Article 3A (the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act) 
  • Former Chair, Bankruptcy Section, North Carolina Bar Association (2002-2003)
  • Former Vice Chair, Bankruptcy Section, North Carolina Bar Association (2001 - 2002)
  • Former Chair, Legislative Committee, North Carolina Bar Association (1996-1997)

Illinois Wesleyan UniversityBA 1984University of MichiganJ.D. 1987

Office Location

100 North Tryon Street, Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Bankruptcy of the Charlotte Metro Area
Douglas R. Ghidina has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Bankruptcy