Chuck is an associate at Zimmerman Reed and a member of the firm’s Public Client, Consumer Protection, and Whistleblower/False Claims Act practice groups.
In the Public Client context, Chuck represents states and municipalities in various matters, including representing the State of Minnesota in its litigation against JUUL for deceptively marketing its e-cigarettes and targeting Minnesota’s youth. Chuck also represents the State of Indiana and the State of Vermont in the opioid litigation, against entities responsible for the deceptive marketing, sale, and distribution of opioids.
In the False Claims Act practice, Chuck represents whistleblowers who come forward to report fraud against state and federal governments. In the Consumer Protection area, Chuck has successfully represented individuals with claims under the TCPA and other consumer-facing statutes and regulations.
Prior to joining Zimmerman Reed, Chuck practiced at a nationally recognized trial and litigation firm where he handled broad aspects of cases including drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, motion practice, oral arguments, and representing clients in mediation, arbitration, and through all phases of litigation and settlement.
A magna cum laude graduate from the University of Minnesota Law School, Chuck was a symposium editor for Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice. He was a three-year consecutive Dean’s List recipient and received the First Amendment Law Book Award for achieving the highest score in the class.
During law school, he externed for the Honorable Mark Wernick of the Hennepin County District Court. Chuck holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Williams College. He is licensed to practice law in Minnesota and California and is admitted to the U.S. District Courts for Minnesota and the Central District of California.
- American Association for Justice
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- J.D., Magna Cum Laude, University of Minnesota Law School
- B.A., English, Williams College