He has defended numerous professional liability claims for physicians, attorneys and architects. In recent years, Chuck has focused his practice on representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death claims and in pursuing tort and contract damages on behalf of individuals against corporations and other business entities. See Chuck’s profile on our main website.
Honors & Awards
- AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
- The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2013-2020
- Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona, 2014
- Arizona Finest Lawyers, Sustaining Member, 2014-Present
- Assisted a motorcyclist and his wife in pursuing claims against a governmental agency for negligently maintaining a highway
construction zone and thereby causing the motorcyclist to crash and sustain severe head injuries.
- Pursued claims on behalf of the beneficiaries of a life insurance policy against a national life insurance company that accepted
the premium payment, but then refused to pay the death benefit when the insured passed away.
- Acted as part of a team that prosecuted, and successfully settled, a multi-million dollar claim against a national title insurance
company alleging breach of contract and fraud.
- Helped an elderly client who was blinded in one eye due to an eye surgeon’s alleged malpractice file and successfully resolve
- Participated in the defense of a company that provides advice regarding medical emergencies involving air passengers while
their flight is in route.
- Negotiated a favorable resolution on behalf of a manufacturing client regarding potential Superfund liability.
Successfully resolved a claim against a national car seat manufacturer alleging the existence of a defect that resulted in a child’s
- Helped as a team member in pursuing a Qui Tam action alleging Medicare fraud.
- Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes 33 Gallagher & Kennedy Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field, August 15, 2019
- Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes 35 Gallagher & Kennedy Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field, August 15, 2018
- 35 Gallagher & Kennedy Attorneys Recognized as 2018 ‘Best Lawyers in America®’, August 16, 2017
- 33 Gallagher & Kennedy Attorneys Named 2017 ‘Best Lawyers in America®’, August 17, 2016
- G&K Attorneys Named to 2016 ‘The Best Lawyers in America®’ List, August 17, 2015
- G&K Attorneys Named to 2015 ‘The Best Lawyers in America®’ List, August 18, 2014
- Shareholder Charles Thomson Among 2014 ‘Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona’, June 19, 2014
- 36 G&K Attorneys Named to 2014 Best Lawyers in America® List, August 15, 2013
- Nearly Two-Thirds of G&K’s Shareholders Named “Best Lawyers in America”, August 22, 2012