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Directory Year: 2020

Moore & Van Allen PLLC - Moore & Van Allen (All Offices)

Hours & Work Arrangements

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Is there a minimum billable hour expectation? No
If yes, what is the minimum?
Is billable hour credit given for pro bono work? Yes
Is there a maximum that will be credited? Yes
If yes, what is the maximum? 50
For bonus consideration, is a pro bono hour equivalent to a required hour? Yes
Hours policy details

Recent hours history

Average annual associate hours worked in 2018
Average annual associate hours worked in 2019
Average annual associate billable hours worked in 2018
Average annual associate billable hours worked in 2019

Part-time options

Is part-time allowed? Yes
Is part-time available to entry-level? No
Is there a minimum percentage of full-time hours that a part-time attorney must work? No

Moore & Van Allen does not require a minimum percentage of full-time hours that a part-time attorney must work; however, in order to retain benefits and/or remain on membership track, an attorney must work at least 75% full-time. We do have part-time attorneys who work fewer hours than 75%.

Are attorneys who work part-time and exceed their agreed upon part-time hours compensated in some manner for the additional hours? Yes
Are attorneys who work part-time given bonus consideration? Yes

Number of part-time lawyers

Number of male part-time associates 0
Number of female part-time associates 1
Number of male part-time partners/members 3
Number of female part-time partners/members 2
Number of male part-time other lawyers 2
Number of female part-time other lawyers 17

Part-time policies

Do you have a written part-time policy for associates? Yes
Do you have a written part-time policy for partners? Yes
Eligibility for alternative work schedules determined by

Attorneys are eligible for consideration for an alternative schedule after December 31st of their first full calendar year as an attorney with the firm.

Part-time advancement

What is the impact of working part-time as an associate, if any, on an associate's progression toward partner?

The reduced hours agreement provides for a one year deferral for each year of cumulative time omitted, (i.e. on a 75% schedule, 25% of time is omitted per year) for which the omission of six months of time will be treated as a full year, and the omission of eighteen months of time will be treated as two years.

Can an associate be promoted to partner while working on a part-time schedule? Yes
In the past five years, have attorneys made partner who have worked or are currently working alternative schedules with your organization? Yes
Can a partner work on a part-time schedule? Yes

Other alternative work options

Please describe any other alternative work arrangements:

Moore & Van Allen incorporates flexible schedules and telecommuting/remote work.

Does your organization have a written alternative work option policy (e.g., flex-time, remote, etc.)? Yes
Does your organization have an alternative track adviser? Yes
Are attorneys who work alternative schedules given bonus consideration? Yes

Non-traditional Track Attorney Info

Does your organization have attorneys on a non-traditional track? Yes
Non-traditional track attorneys - comments
Is there a separate point of contact at your organization for this type of position? No
If yes, please provide contact information
What title(s) does your organization use for non-traditional track attorneys? (check all that apply) Staff attorney|Counsel|Other
Do you hire entry-level attorneys for non-traditional track positions? Yes
In which practice areas do you hire non-traditional track attorneys?

Finance, Business, Bankruptcy, Commercial Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Trusts & Estates

What is the minimum billable hour requirement for non-traditional track attorneys?

No minimum requirement established

Please include any additional information about non-traditional track positions (including mentoring, evaluations, billable hours, training, benefits, opportunities for pro bono work, etc.)

Nontraditional track attorneys are evaluated on an annual basis. They attend CLE opportunities and other training opportunities as applicable. Nontraditional track attorneys are encouraged to participate in pro bono work. They are included in firm functions and activities and are integral members of the teams on which they work.