Bar Admissions

  • New York State
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York


  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, JD cum laude
  • State University of New York College at Buffalo, BS, Economics

Professional Association

  • Erie County Bar Association
  • ECBA Commercial Litigation & Bankruptcy Committee
  • ECBA Real Property law Committee
  • ECBA Municipal & School Law Committee
  • Using Legal Project Management to Define and Drive Results, Association of Corporate Counsel (December 2014)
  • International Legal Technology Association Distinguished Peer Awards, Project of the Year, recognizing outstanding achievement in planning and implementing a project delivering great business value and transformational impact through innovations (2015 nominee)

Community Involvement

  • Leadership Buffalo, Class of 2017
  • Buffalo Girlchoir, Board of Directors
  • Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation, Inc., past director & secretary
  • University at Buffalo School of Law Alumni Association, GOLD Group, past president
  • Park School of Buffalo, Alumni Class Agent

Attorney Charlie Roberts focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation and business disputes, construction law, healthcare law, property law, and providing general counsel services. 


Prior to joining Gross Shuman P.C., Charlie owned Roberts Law PLLC. He is also a former Assistant General Counsel for Delaware North, a $3.0 billion privately held global leader in hospitality and food management with 60,000 employees. 


Charlie is a deeply experienced litigation and trial lawyer whose strength in the courtroom has yielded consistently favorable outcomes for his clients in their most significant commercial disputes. 


Through his experience, Charlie possesses a real-world appreciation for the impact litigation has on an organization no matter the company size. In his current position, his unique perspective also benefits his clients and colleagues.