Charles “Chuck” Charpentier has been a partner in Troutman Pepper’s Finance and Restructuring Group since joining the firm in October 2016. He focuses on lender side commercial financing transactions for early, middle and late-stage technology companies that specialize in, among other things, life sciences, biotechnology, information technology, hardware, software, SaaS, social media, cloud computing, medical devices and pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and health care technologies. Chuck serves on the firm’s Associate Development Committee and Opinion Committee and is also a mentor to several associates at the firm. Prior to joining the firm, Chuck was a special counsel and an associate at Cooley LLP from January 2008 to September 2016, and an associate at Sullivan and Worcester LLP from September 2004 to January 2008.
Chuck is a member of the Rotary Club of Capitol Hill and has served on the club’s board and on the board of the club’s foundation. He served on the Executive Board and is currently serving of the Advisory Board of the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Chuck is also a board member of the Villanova Law DC/MD/VA Chapter Board.
Chuck is admitted to the state bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the District of Columbia. Chuck received his J.D., magna cum laude, in 2004 from Villanova University, Charles Widger School of Law, his M.A. in International Affairs, International Law and International Organizations, in 2001 from The George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, and his B.A. in 1998 in Political Science and Sociology from Boston College, Robert J. Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences. He was also a Fulbright Fellow in Journalism from 1998 to 1999 at the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Chuck was born and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, and is the youngest of six children of Richard and Muriel Charpentier. He earned his Eagle Scout award 0n April 7, 1993, not long after his older brother Rich became an Eagle Scout, as a member of Troop 104, based out of St. Catherine’s Parish in Manchester, NH and part of the Massabesic District of the Daniel Webster Council.
Chuck, his wife Lindsay, their son Sebastien, and their puppy, Simi, reside in Washington, DC.
Please join us on Wednesday, June 2 at 6:00pm as we recognize Chuck and his fellow 2021 NOESA Honorees. To become a sponsor for this event, please visit www.NCACBSA.org/NOESA. Proceeds will go towards providing Eagle Scout Recognition Kits for new Eagle Scouts in the National Capital Area Council.