Willis Whichard

Hon. Willis Whichard

Member, Moore & Van Allen PLLC

A former North Carolina state representative and senator, as well as Supreme Court justice and law school dean, Bill Whichard applies his extensive judicial and legislative experience in advising and mentoring MVA litigation attorneys, focusing on appellate litigation for Moore & Van Allen clients.

He also assists with evaluating new matters, developing arguments, reviewing pleadings and documents, and supplying other trial support, giving MVA clients seasoned counsel that can materially affect dispute outcomes.

He has also served as a mediator and arbitrator in major, multimillion-dollar litigation.

Mr. Whichard has lectured and written extensively on North Carolina politics, law and history. Further, his commitment to public service and community betterment has earned him numerous honors and recognitions during his distinguished career.


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