Charles has extensive experience representing the automobile industry in a wide range of fuel economy, greenhouse gas, and mobile source emissions matters. He joined Global Automakers after 13 years as Of Counsel with the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Washington, D.C., where he was a member of the Litigation and Environmental Litigation and Mass Torts Practice Groups. His background includes agency rulemaking and regulatory challenges, defense of environmental enforcement actions, and environmental white collar investigations. Charles began his legal career as an Associate with Gibson Dunn in California. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and holds a B.A. from Washington and Lee University. He is a member of the California and District of Columbia Bars.
Director and Assistant General Counsel