Chuck was named to Best Lawyers 2018 for Employment Law - Individuals.
Chuck is a member in the Firm's Employment, Litigation and Health Care Practice Groups. He represents clients in a wide array of employment matters, including employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wage claims, contract disputes, wrongful discharge, false claims act, defamation, and negligent misrepresentation actions. In addition, he represents clients in ERISA and other employee benefit matters. Chuck has also represented clients in a variety of general civil litigation cases, including matters relating to commercial transactions, contract disputes and trademark.
Despite successfully representing numerous employers in litigated actions, Chuck's goal is litigation avoidance. Chuck assists and counsels clients to develop and implement proactive and preventative personnel policies, employment agreements, covenants not to compete, and other employment documents to maximize their effectiveness and to minimize client exposure to potential claims.
Chuck is admitted to the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars, as well as the federal trial and appellate courts of both jurisdictions. He is an active member of the American Bar Association's Committee on Employee Rights and Responsibilities and a co-chair of its ethics subcommittee.
Chuck regularly speaks and counsels clients on the following topics:
Named to Band 3 of Maryland Labor & Employment Attorneys by Chambers & Partners, 2017
Named to the Best Lawyers in America for Employment Law - Individuals since 2016
AV® Preeminent™ rating in Martindale-Hubbell
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Maryland State Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors of Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland
J.D., with honors, George Washington University, 1988
B.A., magna cum laude, Clark University, 1984
District of Columbia, 1996