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Charles R. Berry

Senior Counsel


14850 N. Scottsdale Rd
Suite 500
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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J.D., cum laude, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
B.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
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Charles R. Berry

Senior Counsel

Charles R. Berry is Senior Counsel in Clark Hill’s Corporate Practice Group and represents corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, other business entities, and individuals in a wide spectrum of transactions, focusing primarily on capital formation and business management. 

Charlie prepared the first “plain English” initial public offering of securities registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and has extensive experience in securities regulation, public offerings, business mergers, acquisitions and sales, private placements, and compliance with the periodic reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. 

In addition to debt and equity financings, Charlie has represented securities dealers, their registered representatives, and registered investment advisers in connection with regulatory compliance matters and investigations. He has participated in many Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrations, representing claimants and respondents, as well as serving as an arbitrator and conducting arbitrator training. 

Charlie is a past chair of the Business Law Section and the Securities Regulation Section of the State Bar of Arizona. He has also served as a faculty member for the State Bar’s Course on Professionalism. 

A founder of the former Scottsdale, Arizona law firm of Titus, Brueckner & Berry, P.C., Charlie also has experience serving as director and practice chair at other Arizona law firms. He has participated in many continuing legal education seminars and panels for organizations, including the State Bar of Arizona and FINRA.


Awards & Recognitions:

Selected as a Business Leader in AZ Business Leaders, 2018 Edition

Selected for inclusion in AZBusiness Leaders 2020 top five mergers and acquisition attorneys
President (2019-2020), Scottsdale Bar Association

Advised a number of not-for-profit owners of medical marijuana dispensaries in Arizona, including negotiating leases for dispensaries and cultivation sites and providing services to permit holders, and have counseled on capital formation, banking issues and business disputes on behalf of cannabis-industry clients. 

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