Charles Weir is an accomplished litigator with more than 17 years of experience handling complex business litigation and internal investigations. Charles’ complex business litigation practice focuses on representing public and private companies and executives in class actions, shareholder derivative suits, qui tam litigation and commercial disputes. He currently serves as the head of the Los Angeles Litigation Group and co-chair of the Firm’s Class Action Team.

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  • Represented officers and directors of Pacific Gas & Electric Company in shareholder derivative action arising from the San Bruno accident and the company’s natural gas pipeline operations
  • Represented a major drug manufacturer in consumer class action regarding alleged off-label marketing of prescription drugs
  • Represented hospital and parent Fortune 500 health services company in class action regarding alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act

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  • The Legal 500 US 2019
  • Benchmark Litigation 2012 to 2018, Future Star
  • Los Angeles Magazine, Law & Politics 2006 to 2015, Rising Star


Harvard Law School, JD, 2000
University of California – Riverside, BA, magna cum laude, 1996


Charles E. Weir

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Publications / July 5, 2016

Insuring Against Yates: The Impact on D&O Insurance