When faced with complex commercial lawsuits or sophisticated government investigations, clients in the health care, financial services, and manufacturing and distribution sectors rely on Charles Prueter to develop and execute strategies to succeed. Whether the goal is to cut off litigation before it starts, secure a favorable outcome at the trial court, or take the case to and through the appellate courts, Charles has the experience necessary to achieve success.
Trained at the start of his career by federal trial and appellate judges, Charles knows what it takes to win both at the trial level and at the courts of appeals. He identifies the strengths and weaknesses of each matter that comes in the door as the first step to developing a strategy to succeed. Utilizing and building on this information, he makes each client's case -- whether to a federal or state court, federal or state regulatory agency, or the client's adversary in a private setting -- with a professional and persuasive approach.
Because his trial and appellate litigation skills transcend industries, clients doing business in various sectors of the economy seek out Charles's services in connection with commercial disputes, administrative proceedings, and government investigations. His experience includes:
Prior to entering private practice, Charles served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sim Lake, District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and, subsequently, to the Honorable Jennifer W. Elrod, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Judge Lake and Judge Elrod both keep their chambers in Houston, Texas.
Representing Regions Bank in three class actions related to PPP loans pending in federal courts in Alabama and Florida and also appeared on its behalf before the US Multidistrict Panel.
Assisted an eating disorder treatment center in achieving a total victory in a lawsuit brought by a former patient, who alleged that she had been mischarged for in-patient treatment services.
Represented two physician emergency groups in recovering lost compensation from an HMO for services performed out of network.
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Mid-South Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
Birmingham Business Journal
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