Chuck Roberts represents clients in high-stakes regulatory, constitutional, and political 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 successfully represented the petitioner in Lora v. United States, No. 22-49, a matter involving a criminal sentencing statutory interpretation question, securing a grant of certiorari and a unanimous merits decision in the client's favor.
Chuck's recent litigation experience includes Administrative Procedure Act and constitutional challenges to major Securities and Exchange Commission and Consumer Product Safety Commission rulemakings, a federal drug pricing statute, and a Food and Drug Administration adjudicatory determination; a successful APA (Administrative Procedure Act) challenge to a Federal Election Commission practice; successful defenses of two Federal Election Campaign Act citizen lawsuits; a First Amendment challenge to a federal campaign finance statute; a successful Freedom of Information Act case; and a preemption challenge to a state regulatory statute.
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 a diverse portfolio of litigation, 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.
Chuck is a member of the board of regents of Mercersburg Academy and has served as a student member of the board of trustees of Stanford University.
- Stanford University (J.D. 2018; Symposium Editor, Stanford Law Review); Columbia University (B.A. in Political Science 2012)
- Pennsylvania; District of Columbia; Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fifth, Ninth, and D.C. Circuits; and U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia, Northern District of New York, and Western District of Texas
- Trial Attorney (Attorney General’s Honors Program), Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch, U.S. Department of Justice (2019-2022)
- Law Clerk to Judge Thomas M. Hardiman, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (2018-2019)