Charles V. Berwanger is a partner and co-chair of the firm's Real Estate practice group. For the past 40 years, Mr. Berwanger has specialized in real estate, land use, environmental and business dispute resolution and litigation. Mr. Berwanger’s real estate expertise includes handling litigation and appeals involving title issues (including title insurance related issues), land use, the National Environmental Policy Act, real property purchase and sale agreements, secured transactions, environmental claims, eminent domain matters and commercial landlord/tenant relationships. Mr. Berwanger has handled more than 40 cases involving the California Environmental Quality Act, some of which were determined on appeal.
With substantial trial and appeal experience, Mr. Berwanger helps clients resolve their disputes with litigation as but one element to the dispute resolution process, the goal being cost effective dispute resolution.
California Supreme Court
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal, Fifth and Ninth Circuits
United States District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Central and Southern California Districts
State Bar of California, Chairperson, Litigation Section
Association of Business Trial Lawyers of San Diego, Chairperson
Wallace Inn of Court, Secretary
San Diego River Park Foundation, Board Member
City Ballet of San Diego, Board Member
American Youth Hostels, Board Member
Mount Soledad Memorial Association, Board Member