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Charles Pereyra-Suarez has handled a broad range of civil and criminal matters during more than three decades of practice. Mr. Pereyra-Suarez’s experience includes complex business litigation, white collar criminal defense, real estate, employment, healthcare, environmental, antitrust, civil rights and First Amendment representation. As a “neutral” in alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) matters, he also has conducted many mediations and arbitrations of litigation and business disputes.

Mr. Pereyra-Suarez has served as a litigation partner in two national law firms, as a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, and as a trial and appellate attorney in the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Additionally, he has been active in numerous professional, educational and civic endeavors as a board member, lecturer, author, law professor and judge pro tem. A native of Uruguay, South America, he is fluent in Spanish.

Utilizing the experience gained in civil litigation and white collar criminal defense matters, Mr. Pereyra-Suarez has represented clients who have faced “parallel proceedings” in criminal, civil and administrative forums. He has negotiated “global” dispositions of such matters in cases involving alleged healthcare fraud, procurement fraud, bank fraud, consumer fraud and environmental crimes.

Areas Of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Criminal
  • Cross Cultural
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Family
  • Foreclosure
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Patent
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate

Additional Services

  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Parenting Coordinator

Professional Associations

  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • SCMA - S. California Mediation Assoc.