- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Consumer Litigation & Class Actions
- Intellectual Property
- Securities Litigation & Enforcement
- Life Sciences
|Contact Info||Telephone: 312 701 8934|
Fax: 312 706 8359
|University ||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., 1996; North Carolina Central University, M.S. in Biology, summa cum laude, 2000|
|Law School||Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2003|
|Admitted||2003, Illinois; 2007, US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; US Patent and Trademark Office, 2004|
Board Member, The Jefferies Foundation
Ret Hot Board Member, The Quinton Primo Foundation
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Charles Harris is a trial attorney who focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and arbitrations. He has represented clients engaged in litigation and domestic and international arbitrations relating to a variety of commercial matters, including the areas of complex contract disputes, corporate governance, consumer class actions, securities fraud, antitrust, accounting liability, insurance coverage, construction, criminal, defamation and other privacy-related torts. In these representations, Charles has gained vast experience in all aspects of litigation, such as preparing and arguing motions in state and federal courts. He has also prepared many matters for trial and tried several cases to completion.
Charles is also a licensed patent attorney and former environmental toxicologist, and he has been involved in patent infringement lawsuits and litigated toxic tort disputes. In addition, Charles has acted as the litigation expert in a number of large mergers, including the merger of the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Prior to joining the firm, Charles served as a law clerk to Judge David D. Dowd, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
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