Charles H. Samel - Perkins Coie LLP

Charles H. Samel

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Chuck Samel, a partner with the firm's Litigation practice, is an antitrust and commercial litigator with more than 25 years of experience. His practice focuses on the defense of antitrust and consumer class actions and complex business litigation in federal and state court. Chambers & Partners USA observed that Chuck “enjoys a fine reputation as a superb and highly adept class actions litigator.”

Chuck has represented corporate defendants in major litigation matters involving building materials and construction, energy and natural gas, financial services and insurance, gasoline and petroleum products, high technology, hospital services, musical instruments and equipment, paper and paper products, pharmaceutical drugs, professional sports, television, tobacco, and transportation. He has argued motions for class certification and dispositive motions, taken and defended depositions of fact and expert witnesses, examined witnesses at trial, and argued issues on appeal. Chuck also advises clients on a variety of marketing and distribution issues and provides antitrust compliance training programs for corporate employees.

University of Maryland College ParkBA 1982Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D. 1985
Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary SocietyGeorgetown Law SchoolAmerican Bar Association

Office Location

1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90067-1721
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Antitrust