As a veteran trial lawyer, Chuck has successfully tried numerous cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States involving a variety of areas, including fraud, RICO, contract, insurance, healthcare, intellectual property, trusts, fiduciary duty, collections, land use, municipal law, noncompete and bankruptcy. Chuck also has tried numerous cases as a criminal defense lawyer and municipal prosecutor.
For the past 17 years, Chuck has developed an expertise in healthcare law where he has assisted medical insurers and providers navigate this highly regulated field. Whether counseling insurance companies on identifying and handling fraudulent claims or assisting medical providers in developing best practices, Chuck has the broad-based experience to effectively address your issues. If filing or defending a lawsuit becomes necessary, Chuck’s years of experience trying healthcare fraud cases provides a competitive advantage for a successful outcome.
Chuck also has been fortunate to combine his legal career with his interest in professional motorsports where he represents teams, owners, and drivers in the Indycar Series, International Motor Sports Association, National Hot Rod Association and Sports Car Club of America. As an outgrowth of this practice, Chuck also represents car dealerships and collectors.
Although Chuck enjoys being in the courtroom, he knows that most clients prefer staying out of it. To that end, a substantial part of Chuck’s practice involves counseling clients. He works closely with them to understand their needs and develop a focused strategy to meet their goals. Chuck often advises his clients in matters involving contracts, healthcare, insurance, regulatory compliance, financial/tax issues, as well as federal, state and local laws that impact client issues.
Chuck began his legal career as a Judicial Law Clerk to Nevada Supreme Court Justice Clifton Young, and Federal District Court Judge, Charles R. Norgle, Sr., in Chicago. After his judicial clerkships, Chuck became a partner for many years in two, large international law firms headquartered in Chicago.
As part of his community involvement, Chuck provides pro bono services to individuals in need as well as organizations like Unconditional Love, a not-for-profit that creates anti-bullying programs for elementary and junior high schools. Chuck also donates his time to the United States Soccer Federation where he serves as a member of its Development Council.