Chuck represents clients in civil litigation. He handles all aspects of cases from initiation to resolution, including preliminary investigation and interviews, drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, engaging in motion practice and briefing, oral arguments, mediation, and trial.

In the Public Client practice group, Chuck represents states and municipalities in various matters. He represents the State of Minnesota in its litigation against JUUL for deceptively marketing its e-cigarettes and targeting Minnesota’s youth. Chuck also represents two states in the opioid litigation, holding companies responsible for their deceptive marketing, distribution, and sale of opioids. In the False Claims Act practice, Chuck represents whistleblowers who come forward to report fraud against state and federal governmental programs. In the Consumer Protection area, Chuck has successfully represented individuals with claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and other consumer-facing statutes and regulations.

Bar Admission

  • Minnesota
  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • US District Court for the Central District of California

Education

  • JD, magna cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School
  • BA, English, Williams College

 Professional Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Represented the State of Minnesota in litigation against tobacco companies, Juul and Altria, for their role in contributing to the youth vaping epidemic. Member of the trial team in a three-week jury trial in 2023 that achieved a $60.5 million settlement the day before closing arguments.
  • Minnesota Rising Star Super Lawyers: 2021-2023

CREDENTIALS

Bar Admission

  • Minnesota
  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • US District Court for the Central District of California

Education

  • JD, magna cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School
  • BA, English, Williams College

 Professional Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Represented the State of Minnesota in litigation against tobacco companies, Juul and Altria, for their role in contributing to the youth vaping epidemic. Member of the trial team in a three-week jury trial in 2023 that achieved a $60.5 million settlement the day before closing arguments.

RECOGNITION

  • Minnesota Rising Star Super Lawyers: 2021-2023