Charles Rice


Charles Rice is an associate at Dickinson Wright's Austin office, focusing on energy, real estate, and other intricate business matters. He represents individually named executives and defends contract disputes.

In Charles's spare time, he enjoys backcountry camping, Steinbeck, and cooking.

Education & Credentials


The University of Texas School of Law

J.D., 2021

Saint Louis University

B.S., Finance, 2015

Bar Admission

  • Texas

Prominent Assignments

  • Represented individually named executives in an SEC enforcement action filed against a publicly traded Dallas-based telecommunications and media company in federal court (SDNY).
  • Defended publicly traded natural gas producer in a $1B contract dispute brought by a midstream company in Texas state court.
  • Served as primary client contact for a welding supply company in a $4M fraud and breach of contract dispute with a competitor arising out of an asset purchase agreement in Texas state court.
  • Served as primary client contact for 40+ clients against the nation’s largest student housing provider in a toxic tort action alleging fraud, statutory violations, and deceptive trade practices (featured in Texas Lawbook).
  • Managed discovery and document production as primary client contact for a private financial
  • services technology company defending against claims of fraud and violations of the Credit Repair Organization Act in federal court (NDTX).
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