Charles Kiser joined the firm’s Labor and Employment practice in June of 2012. Coming from a union-family, he has devoted his law practice to representing labor unions, their members and related Taft-Hartley ERISA Trust Funds. Charles holds a deep conviction that there is no higher sense of purpose than helping workers and their families fight for justice and equality. His labor practice is diverse and has included advising clients in hard fought organizing campaigns, litigating cases before the National Labor Relations Board, arbitrators, and the federal courts, as well as appellate advocacy in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Charles graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2000. He has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Roosevelt University in Chicago, with a minor in French. He is admitted to practice in Illinois, the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois, the Central District of Illinois, the Northern District of Indiana, the Northern District of Ohio, and United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also a member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee and the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section.
Originally from Boston, Charles’ accent, although diminished from his years in Chicago, at times still makes its presence known, just ask his three kids! When not practicing law, Charles enjoys playing basketball, tennis, and the guitar.