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Areas of Practice



J.D., St. John's University School of Law (1991), Dean's List 1988-90; Articles Editor, St. John's Law Review

B.A., New York University (1986), Dean's List

Charles F. Gergel


Charles F. Gergel focuses his practice on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and affiliations. He has represented clients in such matters in a broad range of businesses, including electric generation, HVAC, printing, engineering, insurance brokerage, water utility, home health care, magazine and newspaper publishing, wholesale and retail apparel, and construction.  He also advises both for profit and not-for-profit clients on a broad range of general corporate matters including formation, governance, and finance. Chuck also regularly represents lenders and borrowers in commercial and institutional lending and finance matters.

Chuck has extensive experience advising taxable and tax exempt clients in various commercial and regulatory matters, including proper entity type and rights and obligations of board members, shareholders, members, partners, etc.

Areas of Concentration

  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Entity Formation and Governance
  • Commercial Contracts and Leases
  • Asset-based securitizations
  • Acquisition Financing
  • Construction Matters
  • Commercial and Institutional Lending

Representative Experience

  • Represented Urban Resource Institute in affiliation and subsequent merger with Center Against Domestic Violence to create the largest domestic violence provider in NYC
  • Represented The LiRo Group in its acquisition of Sidney B. Bowne and Sons and its affiliates (engineering/surveying companies)
  • Represented D&D Power, Inc. in its reorganization and subsequent sale to BHI
  • Represented Suntrust in its acquisition of part of Capital One’s equipment loan and lease portfolio