Charles (Charlie) W. Pugh | Litigation Attorney | Hahn Loeser
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Charles W. Pugh

200 Public Square Suite 2800
Cleveland, OH 44114 216.274.2394

Primary Practices


Charles W. Pugh helps clients navigate through a wide range of complex corporate litigation, including contractual disputes, business torts, consumer class actions and employment matters. He is fully involved in all aspects of case development and trial preparation, arguing motions, engaging in arbitration, and taking and defending depositions in state and federal proceedings. Charlie also has extensive experience drafting briefs, pleadings, discovery requests and legal memoranda.

Professional History

  • Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2019-present; Of Counsel, 2016-18; Associate, 2012-16
  • Associate, Fox Rothschild LLP, 2010-12
  • Associate, Jones Day, 2004-10
  • Winning a state court jury trial for a pro bono client in housing matter; delivering the opening statement, examining all witnesses, and preserving trial victory with an oral argument defeating defendant’s post-trial motion for relief.
  • Successfully obtaining relief under United Nations Convention against Torture for pro bono Vietnamese citizen in removal proceedings in immigration court.



New York University School of Law, J.D., 2004 

Honors & Activities: Moot Court Board of Governors


Kenyon College, B.A., cum laude, 2001

Memberships & Affiliations

Ohio State Bar Association, Member

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio


State of Pennsylvania


U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Ohio and Western District of Pennsylvania

Awards & Distinctions

Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2017-19