I am a trial lawyer who represents companies in antitrust and commercial litigation. After 20 years with some of the leading national firms and a stint at the Federal Trade Commission I founded Charis Lex to bring my brand of hands-on, principled advocacy to a wider range of businesses.
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: California, Ninth Circuit, C.D. California, E.D. California, N.D. California, S.D. California
CURRENT FIRM: Charis Lex P.C.
Morrison & Foerster | Munger, Tolles & Olson
LAW SCHOOL: University of California (Hastings)
HONORS AND AWARDS: Chambers USA Ranked in Antitrust 2016-2019; Best Lawyers, 2020-2021; Bechmark Litigation, Antitrust, 2019-2021; Southern California Super Lawyers, Antitrust Litigation, 2012-2021; Federal Trade Commission Distinguished Service Award
Antitrust and Competition
(Civil Government Investigations, Class Action Litigation, Intellectual Property Antitrust Matters, Private Antitrust Litigation)
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
(Antitrust, Commercial/Contract Disputes, Product Liability)
NOTABLE ROLES/EXPERIENCE: Federal Trade Commission, Deputy Assistant Director, Attorney (2004-08)