Charles M.Carberry

Of Counsel

(T) 1.212.326.3920

Charles Carberry practices in the areas of business crime and civil litigation. He has substantial experience in federal trials and defending SEC and other agencies' enforcement investigations and actions.

Charles has represented corporations and individuals in environmental, customs, tax, securities, and government contract criminal investigations. He has conducted internal investigations for the boards of brokerages and other companies into allegations of management misconduct. In 1989, he was appointed by the federal district court to investigate and administratively prosecute allegations of corruption and dishonesty in the Teamsters Union.

He is a member of the ABA (Litigation and Criminal Justice Sections) and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Securities Regulations Committee). He has authored numerous articles and has spoken frequently at seminars on white-collar crime, securities fraud, and money laundering.

Charles is on the boards of editors of the White Collar Crime Reporter, Business Crimes Bulletin, BNA/PCCA Compliance Manual, and the Money Laundering Law Report. He is an adjunct professor, teaching courses in corporate criminal law at Fordham University Law School. He currently serves on the Mayor's Commission to Combat Police Corruption, which oversees the NYPD's efforts to address officer corruption.


  • Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell's corruption convictions unanimously vacated by Supreme Court and DOJ later drops caseIn a decisive victory for Jones Day client and former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell, the Supreme Court unanimously vacated Governor McDonnell's convictions for public corruption offenses, rejecting the Department of Justice's legal theory and holding that the instructions given to the jury were erroneously overbroad.
  • Financial services firm marketing executive defends SEC investigationJones Day represented the marketing executive of an international financial services firm in the SEC's investigation of certain mutual fund market timing practices.
  • Operations officer of international financial services firm defends SEC investigationJones Day represented the operations officer of an international financial services firm in the SEC's investigation of certain mutual fund market timing practices.
  • Certified public accountant defends SEC disciplinary proceedingJones Day represented a certified public accountant in connection with an SEC disciplinary proceeding and a petition for review of the SEC's order.
  • Lehman Brothers resolves action brought by Saudi-based currency traderJones Day represented Lehman Brothers in an action filed by a Saudi-based foreign currency trader in New York Supreme Court asserting claims related to alleged overcharges in foreign exchange transactions executed by the London office of E.F. Hutton.
  • Court appoints Jones Day lawyers to establish and administer SEC-created disgorgement fundJones Day lawyers were appointed by the Court to establish and administer an SEC-created disgorgement fund to reimburse certain investors in junk bond mutual funds.
  • Former CEO of a technology company defends accounting fraud actionJones Day is representing the ex-CEO of a technology company in an alleged accounting fraud suit.
  • Former CEO of international duplication systems manufacturer resolves SEC proceedingJones Day represented the former CEO of an international duplication systems manufacturer in an SEC investigation and subsequently settled the SEC action alleging accounting and disclosure fraud.
  • Independent Review Board Chief Investigator persuades 2nd Circuit that expelled teamsters' First Amendment rights were not violatedOn behalf of the Chief Investigator for the Independent Review Board, Jones Day successfully defended an appeal from a district court order affirming the Independent Review Board's order to expel two members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters from the union.
  • Information technology company complies with SEC resolutionJones Day represented an information technology corporation in continuing obligations under an SEC settlement concerning the restatement of the corporation's financial statements.
  • Professional sports team conducts internal investigation into conduct of management teamJones Day conducted an internal investigation regarding the conduct of certain members of the management team of the client, a professional sports team.
  • SEC-approved special consultant seeks recommendation on policies and procedures in accordance with SEC administrative cease-and-desist orderJones Day advised an SEC-approved special consultant to recommend policies and procedures governing advertising conducted by a mutual fund in accordance with an SEC administrative cease-and-desist order.
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