Portrait of


  • Temple University, B.A. journalism
  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
Charles D. Austin, Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2665
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Charles D. Austin is an associate in the Commercial Litigation and Insurance/Reinsurance groups in Crowell & Moring's Washington, D.C. office.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Charles served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and to the Honorable Roger L. Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Charles graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, and he was recognized as a member of both The Order of the Coif and The Order of the Barristers. Charles also received the Roger Howell Achievement Award for exemplary leadership, scholarship, and character. During law school, he served as a notes & comments editor for the Maryland Law Review and captain of Maryland's National Trial Team. As a student in the Public Health Clinic, he testified before the Maryland State Senate regarding tobacco legislation. 

Prior to law school, Charles worked as an associate producer for WJLA-TV, ABC's affiliate television station in Washington, D.C. He received his B.A. in journalism from Temple University.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Virginia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia


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