Charles Pugh

Charles W. Pugh


200 Public Square
Suite 2800
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Primary Practices

Charles W. Pugh helps clients navigate through a wide range of complex corporate litigation, including contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, business torts, consumer class actions and employment matters. Representing both individuals and businesses, 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 engaging in expert discovery and drafting briefs, pleadings, discovery requests and legal memoranda. Representing businesses, he has successfully defeated federal lawsuits through motions for summary judgment, sparing clients both the expense and uncertainty of trial.

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


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2004
    • Honors & Activities: Moot Court Board of Governors
  • Kenyon College, B.A., cum laude, 2001
    • Honors & Activities: Sports Editor, Kenyon Collegian
Awards & Distinctions

Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2017-19

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio


State of Pennsylvania


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


United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Memberships & Affiliations

Ohio State Bar Association, Member