Charlie Low

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Charlie Low represents companies and individuals in complex civil and commercial disputes and governmental investigations. Charlie helps his clients navigate their toughest and most important problems across a variety of industries, including finance, tech, life sciences and pharmaceuticals. He has experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, from pre-litigation disputes, to discovery, trials, and appeals in federal, state and bankruptcy courts. Charlie has advised companies on internal investigations and defended individuals in investigations by government agencies like the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Charlie also maintains an active pro bono practice.  

Charlie’s recent experience includes:

  • Representation of creditors’ committee in bankruptcy of large pharmaceutical company in connection with contested plan of reorganization
  • Representation of leading diet and weight-loss startup in nationwide consumer class action
  • Representation of major public technology company in defense of the company’s house mark in a case alleging breach of a trademark coexistence agreement
  • Representation of hedge fund as a third-party in connection with a contentious dispute in New York State Court
  • Advising of large fintech company in internal investigation into cybersecurity and data privacy compliance
  • Representation of major public technology company in data privacy litigation
  • Advising of small infrastructure company in pre-litigation dispute related to company management
  • Representation of biotech firm as third-party in arbitration related to alleged theft of trade secrets
  • Representation of pharmaceutical industry executive in a securities fraud investigation by the SEC

Prior to joining Cooley, Charlie clerked for the Honorable Jose L. Linares on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Charlie graduated from New York University School of Law where he was a notes editor on the NYU Law Review and published a note titled Assessing the Future IP Landscape of Music’s Cash Cow: What Happens When the Live Concert Goes Virtual 91 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 425 (2015). Charlie also served as a teaching assistant for NYU’s first year lawyering program and represented public interest organizations through his work in the Technology Law and Policy clinic.  


New York University School of Law
JD, 2016

Washington University in St. Louis
BA, 2012, Economics, History, magna cum laude

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US District Court for the Southern District of New York