Charles R. Mills > Bracewell LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell LLP
2001 M STREET, NW, SUITE 900
United States

Work Department

Structured Finance - Derivatives


Charles (Charley) Mills focuses his practice in the areas of derivatives, commodities, crypto and securities trading law. Exchanges, market intermediaries, advisors, traders, end users and product developers turn to Charley for his deep knowledge of the regulatory agencies, the law, trading and the markets. He represents these clients in law enforcement investigations and actions, internal investigations, federal court litigation and regulatory compliance counseling involving the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Department of Justice, the regulated futures exchanges, the National Futures Association and FINRA. He has tried over 60 court cases, administrative proceedings and arbitrations to successful outcomes and prevailed for clients in many appeals.


American Bar Association; American Bar Foundation, Fellow; Bar Association of the City of New York; Energy Bar Association; Futures & Derivatives Law Report, Board of Editors


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1977 – Dean’s List
Occidental College, B.A., 1974, cum laude