Charles (“Chas”) Hamilton is an associate at Covington & Burling LLP. As a member of the firm’s White Collar & Investigations and Commercial Litigation practice groups, Chas counsels clients facing investigation by government agencies concerning compliance with state and federal statutes. This work also includes advising clients conducting their own investigations concerning compliance issues, as well as relating to private litigation. Chas maintains an active pro bono practice, with particular experience in asylum proceedings before EOIR Immigration Courts and landlord-tenant disputes in state courts. In 2017, Chas was selected as a recipient of the American Bar Association’s “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers” award, recognizing his achievement, innovation and service. He is licensed to practice in California and New York.