Charles, a partner at Siskinds, was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1995. He received his education at Indiana University (B.A.B.S., 89), the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) Visiting Student 1992-93 and the University of Toronto LL.B., 1993.
Charles practises exclusively in the area of mass tort and class action litigation. A co-author of Class Actions Law and Practice (Butterworths 1999), he speaks frequently at public and legal forums on class action litigation. In 2012 he was named to the Lexpert/ALM Directory for leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Charles was named to 2012 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Leading Practitioner - to view his Lexpert listing, please click here.
Always an avid tennis player, Charles has twice won national junior doubles championships, won a silver medal at the 1997 Maccabiah Games in Israel, and was a member of the All-Big Ten Conference tennis teams in 1987 and 1988.
Charles was also named to Lexpert’s list of leading litigators in their Globe and Mail insert "Report on Business Special Edition: Litigation" in December 2012. Also in 2012 Charles was named to Lexpert’s 2012 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada (December 2012).