Attorney and Partner, Cullen and Dykman, LLP
Board Trustee since 2013
Charles F. Gergel, a partner in Cullen and Dykman’s Corporate department, regularly advises clients on corporate matters. In the area of mergers and acquisitions, he has represented clients, both for-profit and tax exempt, in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of a broad range of businesses including electric generation, HVAC, printing, engineering, insurance brokerage, water utility, home health care, magazine and newspaper publishing and distribution, music recording, wholesale and retail apparel and many others.
Mr. Gergel has extensive experience advising both taxable and tax exempt clients on entity formation and governance matters including selection of proper entity type and all matters relating to the rights and obligations of board members, shareholders, members, partners, etc. In addition, he assists such clients in the negotiation and drafting of a wide variety of commercial contracts and regulatory matters related to business operations. He has provided counsel to clients (mainly energy clients) in matters of corporate and project financing and synthetic and leveraged leasing, as well as the purchase, sale and development of land and local permitting matters.
Mr. Gergel holds a Bachelor of Art from New York University and a Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law.