PARTNER — Life Sciences
Ms. Charters is a partner with the firm’s New York City office where her practice focuses on the defense of product liability, general and premises liability and asbestos/toxic tort litigation. She has considerable and diverse experience defending worldwide insurers and frequently represents foreign corporations in their U.S. litigation.
Prior to joining M&K, Ms. Charters was a litigation partner at a New York firm where she represented global insurers and their insured pharmaceutical, chemical, medical device and individual consumer product manufacturers in product liability and complex insurance coverage litigation. Additionally, Ms. Charters has advised London Market insurers in actions brought against foreign banks under various federal anti-terrorism financing statutes. She began her legal career as a prosecutor in the Office of the Bronx District Attorney.
Ms. Charters received her undergraduate degree in English from the University at Buffalo and earned her Juris Doctor from New York Law School while working full-time as a law clerk for an international law firm. She is admitted to practice before the New York State Courts and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.