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  • University of British Columbia, B.Com. (2011)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2015)


  • New York


  • Korean
Charles Baek, Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2894
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Charles Baek is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office, where he practices in the Government Contracts Group. He also is a member of the firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Group.

Charles represents government contractors in both litigation and counseling matters. His practice focuses on False Claims Act (FCA) investigations, contract claims/disputes under the Contract Disputes Act (CDA), litigation before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), federal regulatory and ethics compliance and due diligence, and bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO). His practice also includes state contracting due diligence and litigation before the Court of Federal Claims.

Recent Representative Matters:

  • Represents a major defense contractor in an ASBCA claim litigation.
  • Represents multiple healthcare-industry companies in connection with claims litigations regarding the Affordable Care Act.
  • Represents a major technology company in an internal investigation regarding potential FCA violations.
  • Represents a major insurance company in an internal investigation regarding potential FCA violations.
  • Represents a government contractor in connection with a CDA claim litigation.
  • Represents a government contractor in connection with alleged Small Business Act (SBA) violations.
  • Counseled a major aviation-industry company relating to clearance issues.

Charles also maintains an active pro bono practice. He currently represents a client seeking asylum in the U.S. after fleeing persecution based on his political opinions.

Charles received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in 2015. During law school, he served as a member of the Public Contracts Law Journal. Prior to law school, he received his Bachelor of Commerce in business management from the University of British Columbia.


Admitted to practice: New York

Admitted in New York Only; Practicing under the Supervision of D.C. Bar Members.

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