Charles focuses on public policy, government contracting and commercial contracting matters. Charles monitors legislative and regulatory developments and reports on notable changes in policy when it impacts clients. He has assisted a number of clients with issues involving federal agencies including the FCC, FDA, CFPB, USDA, FEMA and others. In addition, Charles has significant experience in campaign finance matters, including setting up PACs and advising on related Federal Election Commission regulations and policies. Charles helps clients identify grant opportunities through federal government agencies and to assess the likelihood of success in securing such grants.
Charles also has experience drafting and negotiating various commercial agreements and with litigation related to contract disputes. He has helped form and advised corporate and non-profit entities, drafting articles of incorporation, bylaws and tax exemption applications. Charles also assists clients who contract with the federal government in bid protests.
Prior to his time with the firm, Charles interned for the Honorable Judge Mattice in the U.S. District Court, Sixth Circuit.