Developing innovative pricing structures and alternative fee agreement models that deliver additional value for our clients.
Advancing professional knowledge and offering credits for attorneys, staff and other professionals.
Helping clients respond correctly when a crisis occurs.
Providing our clients with legal, strategic, and practical advice to make transformational changes in their organizations.
Leveraging law and technology to deliver sound solutions.
Delivering seamless service through partnerships across the globe.
Leveraging leading-edge technology to guide change and create seamless, collaborative experiences for clients and attorneys.
Industry-leading conferences focused on affordable housing, tax credits, and more.
Providing actionable information to support strategic decision-making.
Teaming with clients to advance sustainable projects, mitigate the effects of climate change, and protect our planet.
Offering a range of investment management and fiduciary services.
Bringing together companies and investors for tomorrow’s new deals.
Offering fresh insights on cases that are delayed, over budget, or off-target from the desired resolution.
Courtroom-ready lawyers who can resolve disputes early on clients’ terms or prevail at trial before a judge or jury.
Creating positive impact in our communities through increasing equity, access, and opportunity.
Partner / Leader, ERISA Litigation Practice
Charles (“Chuck”) Dyke leads the firm’s ERISA Litigation practice. His experience includes defending ERISA “fees and investments” class actions, defending other complex ERISA breach of fiduciary duty claims, prosecuting fraud claims on behalf of plan fiduciaries against unscrupulous service providers, litigating pension plan termination cases, and handling ERISA appellate matters. Chuck recently defended at trial large ERISA breach of fiduciary duty and pension underfunding claims. Chuck has been recognized as a “Northern California Super Lawyer” each year since 2007 and is listed in Best Lawyers in America. Chuck speaks and writes on ERISA litigation topics.
I defend sponsors and fiduciaries in ERISA class actions and other complex ERISA cases, prosecute claims on behalf of fiduciaries and plans against service providers, and defend liability claims under complex legacy benefit programs.
I have handled or participated in ERISA appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals.
For the first two years of my legal career, I worked as a staff attorney at the PBGC on the agency’s Early Warning Program legal team.
District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M.
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., Managing Editor, DePaul Law Review
University of Maryland, B.S.
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