- Government Law & Contracts
- Consumer Product Safety
- Environmental Law
- Product Risk Management & Response
- Retail & Consumer Products
- Health Care
- Energy & Clean Technology
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|University ||University of Virginia, B.A., 1975|
|Law School||University of Virginia, LL.B., 1978|
|Admitted||1978, Illinois; 1981, District of Columbia|
|Memberships ||District of Columbia Bar; American Bar Association. |
Chuck is engaged in a federal and international regulatory and legislative practice. He has been extensively involved in product safety, environmental, tax, health care, technology, and energy issues, and public finance legislative and regulatory matters for a variety of trade associations, corporations, local governments, and state agencies.
His practice encompasses work before the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Departments of State, Health and Human Services, Energy, and Treasury, US Trade Representative, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Trade Commission, the IRS, and other federal and state agencies. He also has extensive experience dealing with Canada, the European Commission, and international bodies.
Chuck also engages in trade association representation and antitrust counseling. As general counsel of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, Chuck negotiated and drafted the amendments to the Consumer Product Safety Act and the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act, and represents the appliance industry at international bodies dealing with safety, energy, ozone depletion, and global warming.
Before joining Mintz Levin, Chuck practiced regulatory law with a law firm in Chicago and then worked in the Executive Office of the President before entering private practice in Washington.
Recognitions & Awards
· Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
Professional & Community Involvement
· Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
· Member, American Bar Association
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SawStop Stopped: Judge Dismisses Antitrust Lawsuit Against Table Saw Industry
Matthew R. Howsare,Helen J. Kim,Charles A. Samuels, July 10, 2014
On June 27, 2014, Judge Claude M. Hilton of the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed the complaint filed against the power tool industry by SawStop, LLC. We previously wrote about this lawsuit and the need for companies and trade associations to develop sound legal policies and procedures to...
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