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Charles Shin assists clients on civil and criminal litigation matters, drawing on his experience as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of New Jersey for Associate Justice Lee A. Solomon, former deputy U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey. He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, arbitration and class action defense, representing Fortune 100 companies in state and federal courts.


  • Class action litigation
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Korea practice



  • Represent Fortune 15 multinational electronics company in a putative federal consumer class action lawsuit involving alleged violation of state consumer fraud statute, Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, as well as express and implied breach of warranty.
  • Represent Fortune 5 multinational retailing corporation in state and federal class action lawsuits throughout the United States.
  • Represent a publicly traded Korean pharmaceutical company in a potential litigation in the United States over milestone dispute.
  • Represent a Mexican corporation and its shareholders in defending enforcement of a foreign judgment in the United States.
  • Successfully defended a national franchise in care and development industry, dismissing all claims arising under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and the New Jersey Franchise Practices Act.
  • Advised a global insurance carrier on coverage issues arising under commercial general liability.°
  • Represent Fortune 50 insurance and financial services company against architect, general contractor, and subcontractor to recover damages to real estate investment property due to defective design and negligent construction.
  • Defended one of the largest public utilities in the U.S. in CERCLA cost recovery and contribution actions concerning remediation of the Passaic River in New Jersey.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Shin before his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Law Clerk, International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2009
  • Sergeant Squad Leader, 60th Infantry Division, Republic of Korea Army, 2009-2011


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
    • Dean’s Merit Scholar
    • Senior Editor, Virginia Journal of International Law
    • Senior Editor, Virginia Law and Business Review
    • Board Member, Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
    • President, Korean Graduate Student Association at the University of Virginia
  • B.A., Economics and Chinese Language and Culture, University of California at Berkeley
    • Edward Kraft Scholar
  • Study Abroad, Peking University and Beijing Normal University
    • Freeman Foundation Asia Scholar
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2015-2016
  • Superior Court of New Jersey - Chancery Division, 2013-2014
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Korean, Native
  • Chinese (Mandarin), Conversational
  • Japanese, Conversational