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Charles W. Chotvacs Member

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia


University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 2003

  • Order of St. Ives
  • Editor-in-Chief, Denver University Law Review
  • Outstanding Student Lawyer Award – Tenth Circuit Appellate Clinic
  • Reese Persuasive Writing Award

University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., 1996

Chuck Chotvacs is a Member in Dykema's D.C. office. He focuses his practice on insurance coverage litigation and counseling insurance industry clients on complex coverage issues related to directors and officers, errors and omissions, employment practices, and other professional liability insurance. Chuck has litigated matters in state and federal courts across the country at both the trial and appellate level, as well as before administrative bodies.

Chuck's career spans more than 15 years of insurance coverage work and general commercial litigation. Chuck was formerly a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office of a large national firm where he focused on employment litigation and counseling, insurance and surety defense, complex contract disputes, and real estate litigation. Chuck brings to his practice a strong knowledge of the legislative process, which he acquired while working on Capitol Hill for two members of the Colorado delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Memberships & Involvement

  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation
  • D.C. Bar Association, Section of Litigation