Senior Manager, Senior Associate Attorney
Charles is a senior manager and associate lawyer with EY Law LLP. He practices exclusively in the area of US immigration and nationality law, and has extensive experience in helping employers gain temporary and permanent visas for all types of business, artistic, scientific and executive personnel. He also advises businesses on all areas pertaining to immigration compliance issues.
Charles has managed immigration programs while representing Fortune 500 companies, as well as smaller organizations and startups. He has met employers’ US immigration needs from both a strategic and compliance perspective. He has provided counsel to clients across a variety of industries, including professional services, finance, aerospace, biotechnology, arts and entertainment, engineering, IT and others.
Charles has also provided counsel to corporations on the immigration implications of corporate reorganization, including I-9 employment eligibility verification, corporate restructuring and reductions in force. He has lectured on business immigration law before both industry groups and professional organizations in the US, Europe and Canada.
Prior to joining EY Law LLP, Charles was an associate attorney and of counsel with well-regarded multi-practice law firms in the US and Canada.
Charles received his BA from the State University of New York at Albany and his JD from Brooklyn Law School. He is licensed to practice law in the United States and is a registered Practitioner of Foreign Law with the Law Society of British Columbia. He is also a member of the New York State Bar and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (Canada and Washington State Chapters).