Profile

Charles represents lenders and borrowers in financing transactions, and also assists creditors, business debtors, landlords, trustees and committees in bankruptcy proceedings, financial reorganizations, workouts and commercial litigation. He is a frequent speaker on a variety of business and bankruptcy law topics.

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  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Corporate Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2010-2022 (listed for more than 10 years)
      •  Lawyer of the Year - Syracuse Corporate Law, 2017; 2019; 2021
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Business and Corporate, 2021
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
  • 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, 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