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Charlie is chair of Bond's Agribusiness Industry Practice Group.

He advises cooperatives, agricultural associations, agricultural suppliers, agricultural lenders, food processors, other agribusinesses and farmers about a variety of matters, including business formation, business governance, finance and credit, taxation, securities compliance, antitrust regulation and contracts. He assists clients with: transactions and business planning; representation before the USDA Farm Service Agency; challenges to USDA determinations before the USDA National Appeals Division and federal courts; representation before the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets; food processor licensing and compliance; land use, farmland protection and agricultural districts; and matters involving the Perishable Agricultural Commodities and Packers and Stockyards Acts.

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  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Corporate Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2010-2023 (listed for more than 10 years)
      •  Lawyer of the Year - Syracuse Corporate Law, 2017; 2019; 2021; 2023
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Business and Corporate, 2022
    • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Central New York Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • American Agricultural Law Association
  • Associate Member, Northeast Cooperative Council
  • National Council of Farmer Cooperatives; Delegate, Legal, Tax and Accounting Committee
  • Statutory Draftsperson, Colorado Cooperatives Act and Amendments to the New York Abandoned Property Law
  • Head Note and Comment Editor, Buffalo Law Review

  • Executive Council of the Alumni Association, St. Lawrence University, 2009-2018; Treasurer 2010-2012
  • School Commission, Holy Family School, Syracuse, 2006-2016; Commission Chairperson 2014-2016
  • Board of Directors, NY State Industrial Exhibit Authority, 2004-2008
  • Board of Directors, Food Bank of Central New York, Inc.,1998-2004; President 2003-2004

  • Moderator, Resolving Mass Tort Liability in Bankruptcy Post Purdue Pharma, TMA Upstate New York Chapter, October 13, 2022
  • Moderator, The State of the Wine Industry Report - What Does it Really Mean for New York Wines?, B.E.V. NY Business Day Conference, February 26, 2020