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Charles J. Berk focuses his practice on government investigations, securities and commodities fraud, antitrust law, cryptocurrency, and white collar criminal defense. With both civil and criminal law experience, Charles counsels clients on a variety of matters ranging from criminal fraud allegations to complex commercial litigation. Charles represents a variety of clients including public and private companies, cryptocurrency businesses, senior officers, directors, and managers, and other individuals facing risks of government investigation, criminal, civil and regulatory enforcement and prosecution, related civil litigation, and in matters requiring complex internal investigations. His recent work includes white collar defense representations, including persuading the S.D.N.Y. to dismiss its securities fraud indictment against a public company’s CFO in United States v. Pappagallo.

The attorney is providing legal services through and affiliated with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, a New York Limited Liability Partnership. Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.



  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Loretta A. Preska, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2017
  • Legal Intern, Office of the New York State Attorney General, Environmental Protection Bureau, 2016-2017


  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 2018
    • Competitor, Moot Court Honor Society
  • B.S., University of Miami, 2015
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Spanish, Conversational