W. B. Hawfield , Jr. - Moore & Van Allen PLLC

W. B. Hawfield , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987

Ben Hawfield advises Moore & Van Allen corporate clients in acquisitions and financing transactions, particularly those involving a compromise or restructure of debt. He has significant experience in representing corporations, individuals and lenders in workouts and bankruptcy proceedings.


  • Member, Advisory Board, Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
  • Member, Executive Committee and Advisory Board, America’s Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, Inc.
  • Permanent Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference.
  • Chairman, MVA Management Committee (1992 - 2002).
  • Chairman, Bankruptcy Section, North Carolina Bar Association (1978 - 1979).
  • Member, Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, Queens University of Charlotte (2004 - 2012).
  • Former member, Board of Directors and Board of Advisors, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member, Board of Governors, North Carolina Bar Association (2003 - 2006).
  • Member, Board of Directors, Western North Carolina Conference Board of Pensions, Inc. (2000 - 2008).
  • Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps (1972 - 1975).
  • Selected as a North Carolina Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell (2012).

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillAB 1969Stanford UniversityJ.D. 1972

Office Location

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

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law of the Charlotte Metro Area
W. B. Hawfield, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Chapter 12, Commercial, Committee Representation, Creditor Committees, Creditors' Rights, Debtors' Rights, Loan Documentation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Out-of-Court Workouts, Workouts and Restructurings)