Charles E.T.Roberts (Chuck)


Washington + 1.202.879.3795

Chuck Roberts represents clients in high-stakes regulatory, political, and constitutional litigation. He has extensive experience drafting and arguing dispositive motions in federal district courts across the country, as well as briefing at the appellate level.

Chuck joined Jones Day in 2022 from the U.S. Department of Justice, where he served as a trial attorney for the Civil Division's Federal Programs Branch through the Attorney General's Honors Program, and handled litigation impacting nearly every sector of the economy, including health care, manufacturing, labor, national security, foreign affairs, small business, and pandemic response. Chuck also advised a wide variety of federal agencies and the White House on litigation risk.

Through his law school's legal clinic, Chuck represented client inmates in pro bono matters involving administrative and constitutional claims regarding their free exercise of religion.

Chuck has served as a member of the board of regents of Mercersburg Academy and as a student member of the board of trustees of Stanford University.


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