Charles F. Castner, Special Counsel for Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP, has been appointed to serve as Legal Counsel for the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce for the 2006-2007 fiscal year which began on July 1. Mr. Castner is a member of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP's Employment Practice Group. His practice is primarily focused on the representation of management in all aspects of labor and employment law, including counseling and litigation. Mr. Castner received his J.D., cum laude, from Washington & Lee University in 1994, his M.B.A. from Wake Forest University in 1989 and his B.A. from Centre College of Kentucky in 1979.
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