Ryan M. Smith - Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Ryan M. Smith

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 704-331-3506

Co-head of the firm's Investment Team, Ryan Smith practices in the area of finance, mezzanine finance, private equity and corporate law.  He primarily represents financial institutions, institutional investors, hedge funds, business development companies, private equity groups, and sponsors in their investment and finance transactions.  He also represents companies in their financing activities.

Mr. Smith serves as a Hiring Member in connection with the Moore & Van Allen recruiting program and is the chair of Moore & Van Allen's Attorney Development Committee.


Active in community organizations and youth sports organizations, Mr. Smith currently serves or has recently served in the following capacities: 

  • Board member, Association for Corporate Growth, Inc. - Carolinas Chapter
  • Board member, Dilworth Child Development Center
  • Member, Charlotte Chamber-City Committee
  • Coach - Harris YMCA Basketball, Charlotte Junior Soccer, Myers Park Trinity Little League - Recreational and Challenge Programs

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBA 1993The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillJ.D. 1996

Office Location

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

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law