Charles W. “Chas” Wirken is a member of Gust Rosenfeld, PLC in Phoenix, where his practice focuses on appeals and commercial litigation.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and has argued before the United States Supreme Court. Chas is also a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Southwest Super Lawyers® and Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, is an elected member of the American Law Institute, and a is member of the MCBA Hall of Fame.
Chas is a past-president of the State Bar, the Maricopa County Bar, the East Valley Bar, the Volunteer Lawyers Program, and the Lorna Lockwood Inn of Court. He formerly chaired the State Bar’s Client Protection Fund Board of Trustees, Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, and Trial Practice Section. Currently, he serves as a delegate to the ABA House of Delegates.
In the community, Chas is a past-president of the Mesa Rotary Club, co-chaired the Mesa United Way campaign, and has served on numerous civic, county, and state committees, boards, and commissions.
Chas graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1975 and serves on the Law College Association board of directors.