• Harvard University, A.B. Mathematics (1984) With Honors
  • Columbia Law School, J.D. (1988)
  • Georgetown University, LL.M. Taxation (1998)


  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Charles C. Hwang


Charles C. Hwang is a partner in the firm's Tax Group. Resident in the D.C. office, Mr. Hwang joined the firm in 1994.

Mr. Hwang is an experienced transactional tax lawyer. He has reviewed and assisted in the negotiation and drafting of numerous merger agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, partnership, joint venture and limited liability company agreements, contribution agreements, and executive compensation agreements, and has provided tax advice in connection with many other transactions, including rollover transactions, loans, and start-ups. Representative transactions including acquisitions of publicly held corporations, restructuring and sale of distressed businesses, formation of consortia to trade financial derivatives, restructuring of international operations, and taxable and tax-free mergers and reorganizations.

He also counsels tax-exempt organizations on UBIT and exemption issues, including royalty, investment, and structural issues. He is general counsel of a local bar association and has a similar role with Crowell & Moring’s affiliated foundation.

During law school, Mr. Hwang was an articles editor for the Columbia Law Review and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He is a member of the Taxation Sections of the American Bar Association and the D.C. Bar. He is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia and New York.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Member, Taxation Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, Taxation Section, D.C. Bar Association


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September 14, 2021 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Represents Honeywell in Investment in Aviation Biofuels Company Alder Fuels
February 8, 2021 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises Onyx Inc. in its Acquisition by
May 15, 2020 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises GigCapital3, Inc. on $200 Million IPO
January 2, 2020 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises Flux7 Labs in its Acquisition by NTT Data
December 16, 2019 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises Humana Inc. on Acquisition of Enclara Healthcare
November 26, 2019 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises GigCapital, Inc. on Business Combination with Kaleyra S.p.A. to Form Kaleyra, Inc.
June 27, 2019 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Assists Clearway Energy, Inc. in the Repowering of Two Wind Energy Projects
June 6, 2019 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises GigCapital2, Inc. on $150 Million IPO
November 21, 2018 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Represents Novume Solutions in Acquisition of OpenALPR
December 8, 2017 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises GigCapital, Inc. on $125 Million IPO
September 20, 2017 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Represents KeyStone Solutions Inc. in Merger with Brekford Traffic Safety Inc.
May 5, 2016 Deal Note: Crowell & Moring’s Team Represents OpenText in its $100 Million Dollar Acquisition of ANXe Business Corp.
April 3, 2014 Deal Note: Crowell & Moring Represents Client Judith Ripka in Sale of Brand Name and IP
April 23, 2013 Deal Note: Crowell & Moring Advises on H.I.G.'s Acquisition of Pegasus Financial Services