A national leader in the field of family law, Charles has helped thousands of clients in complex divorce and paternity litigation as well as negotiating prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. While family law is often a local practice, Charles has led cases across the United States, often involving international issues. 

Charles is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law by The Florida Bar, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. 

He was the President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Florida Chapter) from May 2015 through May 2016, and is a veteran faculty member of the Houston Family Law Trial Institute. He has been named as one of Florida’s Top Lawyers in Family Law and is listed in Super Lawyers, Florida’s Best Lawyers, Florida’s Legal Elite, and Best Lawyers in America.  In 2015, he was named in Elite Family Law Expert Directory.

Due to privacy concerns, Charles does not publish the names of his current or former clients; they are generally high-net-worth individuals or public figures. Charles is a member of the Florida Bar and the New York Bar, and has published articles and lectured extensively on family law issues.


  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, A.B., high honors, Political Science



  • New York
  • Florida

Awards and Associations

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Florida Bar Association

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers