Co-Chair, Cannabis Law
Charles Gormally offers a proficiency in counseling clients with complex business matters, challenges to governmental regulation, contract disputes, and tort actions. Designated a Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court, a distinction reserved for less than 2% of attorneys, Charles has successfully tried jury and bench trial cases in the Federal and state courts, as well as arbitration matters. Charles is a State of New Jersey certified mediator and formerly an elected official in Mountain Lakes.
As the senior trial counsel for the Firm, Charles regularly engages in trials in both New Jersey and New York on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. His most recent trial results included a verdict on behalf of a seriously injured worker leading to a recovery of $6 million and a verdict of $2.9 million in a business dispute on behalf of an insurance broker.
A strong advocate for the expansion of medical cannabis programs and the creation of a regulated cannabis marketplace in New Jersey, Charles has been widely quoted in the press on the challenges and opportunities for potential industry participants and the current legislative landscape.
- Latest Brach Eichler Cannabis Poll: Greater Support for Legal Cannabis Due to COVID-19
- The Business, Regulatory, and Legal Challenges – and Opportunity – of a Legalized Cannabis Marketplace in New Jersey
- A Primer on NJ’s Business Landscape for Out-of-State Marijuana Businesses
- NJ.com – Coronavirus outbreak has led more to support N.J. ballot question on legal weed, poll finds