Charlie practices in the firm’s litigation and energy regulatory practice groups.

Charlie has extensive experience representing institutional clients and individuals in civil disputes arising in federal and state courts involving general commercial law, intellectual property, construction, and insurance coverage and liability.

Charlie also maintains an active regulatory practice representing energy companies in the electric and oil and gas industries before the Virginia State Corporation Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

A Roanoke native, Charlie returned to Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black (WRVB) and the Roanoke Valley in 2022 after practicing at an Am Law 100 firm in Washington D.C. During law school, Charlie completed judicial internships with Judge Henry E. Hudson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Justice Elizabeth A. McClanahan of the supreme court of Virginia, and Michael P. Mills for the United States district court for the northern district of Mississippi. Charlie also served as a staff editor on the William and Mary Law Review.