Charles Curtis, Jr., is a partner at Arnold & Porter, where his practice centers on the briefing and argument of complex issues at the agency, trial, and appellate levels. He has 30 years of experience in counseling and litigating in a range of areas, including constitutional, appellate, administrative, antitrust, intellectual property, communications, environmental and natural resource, and general commercial law.
Mr. Curtis also has extensive experience in litigation, agency proceedings, and business negotiations involving Native American legal issues. He has represented an array of individual, corporate, trade association, and government clients in their relationships with Native American tribes and tribal entities. He also serves as an Adviser on the ALI’s Restatement of the Law, The Law of American Indians project.
Prior to joining Arnold & Porter, Mr. Curtis was a founder and Co-Chair of two law firms' national appellate practice groups. He was a law clerk to Judge David L. Bazelon on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and to Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., on the U.S. Supreme Court.
EDUCATION: Harvard University, B.A.; University of Chicago Law School, J.D.