Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Frank Schall is a member in Moore & Van Allen’s Litigation group. Frank has broad experience in conducting internal investigations and representing clients in regulatory enforcement and white collar criminal defense matters. Frank has assisted in representing clients in matters involving the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, various U.S. Attorneys’ offices, the Department of Justice, and the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office. Frank has conducted interviews, on-site analyses, and assisted in negotiations with governmental entities in internal investigations, including matters involving allegations of securities violations, mortgage fraud, anti-money laundering concerns, know your customer violations, and allegations of violations of federal and state laws and regulations, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Additionally, while sworn-in as an Assistant District Attorney on a six-month special assignment to the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's office, Frank tried numerous cases to verdict, including four jury trials in Superior Court.
In addition to his white collar and investigation experience, Frank has experience in a wide range of commercial litigation and financial services matters, including complex commercial disputes, securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits, Sarbanes-Oxley litigation, and allegations of unfair or deceptive trade practices. Frank has represented financial institutions, international conglomerates, manufacturers, start-up companies, family-owned businesses, and individuals. In his practice, Frank has taken and defended depositions, assisted with arbitrations and mediations, successfully negotiated favorable settlements, and argued motions in North Carolina state and federal courts.
Frank also has an active pro bono practice in which he assists pro bono clients in defending criminal allegations, preparing estate planning documents, pursuing protective orders for victims of domestic violence, and defending wrongful evictions in landlord/tenant disputes.