Charles Lee Mudd Jr. has operated his own law firm, Mudd Law Offices, since 2001. In the last fifteen years, the firm has grown to become an internationally recognized diversified practice providing representation to a clientele of local, national, and international individuals and business organizations, particularly focused on Internet, cyber, and emerging technology issues.
Prior to starting his own firm, Charles worked for Cummings & Lockwood, a full-service, mid-sized law firm, in its Stamford, Connecticut office practicing in its commercial litigation and emerging technologies groups. His tenure at Cummings & Lockwood followed a one-year clerkship with a United States District Court Judge in Bridgeport, Connecticut and a two-year clerkship with the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of Indiana.
For more than fifteen years, Charles has been significantly involved in Internet and technology-related transactional matters and litigation throughout the United States at both the trial and appellate levels. In addition to appearing before federal circuit courts, he filed two writs for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court on Internet issues. He also drafted legislation seeking amendments to the Illinois eavesdropping statute as well as other Internet matters.
Charles currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois where he has taight privacy and technology courses and guest lectures. He also guest lectures at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois.
Most recently, Charles founded and serves as the co-host for Startup Radio, an online radio station providing business and legal information about startups and entrepreneurs.
Apart from practicing law, Charles has been an active member of the legal community. He has recently been appointed Chair of the Social Media & Gaming Committee for the International Technology Law Association. He served as Chair for the Intellectual Property Section of the Illinois State Bar Association and as a member of the Utah State Bar’s Cyberlaw Section.
Recently, Charles was selected for inclusion in the 2014 Illinois edition of Super Lawyers.
Lead Articles Editor, Quinnipiac Law Review (1996-1997). Co-Creator, President (1996). Vice President and Treasurer (1997), Quinnipiac Law and Technology Association; Scholarship (1995-1997). Recipient: Service to the Law School Award; Academic Excellence Award; Distinguished Academic Achievement Award for Law of the European Union, Fall 1996 and Jurisprudence, Spring 1997. Judicial Intern, The Honorable Alfred V. Covello, U.S. District Court Judge, USDC, District of Connecticut (1996). Extern, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Dept. of Commerce (1996). Judicial Clerk: The Honorable John T. Sharpnack, Chief Judge, Court of Appeals of Indiana (1997-1999); The Honorable Alan H. Nevas, U.S. District Court Senior Judge, USDC, Dist. of Conn. (1999-2000). Adjunct Faculty: Department of Political Science, IUPUI (1998-1999); University of Connecticut School of Law (2000); Department of Political Science, Quinnipiac College (1995-1997). Associate, Cummings & Lockwood (2000-2001). Founder and Member, Privacy Resolutions P.C. dba Mudd Law Offices (2001-); John Marshall Law School (2002-). 2nd Vice-President, Board of Directors, Northcenter Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, Illinois (2005).