Charlie Carter focuses his practice on the formation, financing and general corporate counseling of startup and growth-stage companies. Charlie works extensively with technology companies, including in the software, internet, media and mobile industries His 20 years of experience includes seed and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and intellectual property transactions. A regular participant in the board meetings of his clients, Charlie provides them strategic and practical advice on a wide range of issues impacting their businesses. He enjoys building long-standing relationships with companies beginning at their earliest stages, and assisting them through critical periods of growth and challenge.
Charlie also regularly represents the investors that finance technology startups, including angels, venture capital firms and corporate investors. He also has experience representing foreign-based entities, including sovereign wealth funds, investing in US-based technology companies.
Charlie also has a growing practice representing investment funds in their formation and fundraising, where he helps them with fund structuring, due diligence, investor disclosure and related matters.
After graduating law school, Charlie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Peter K. Leisure, United States District Court, Southern District of New York.