Charles is a partner at JANA Partners, where he is helping to lead JANA’s new impact investing strategy and is responsible for its overall activist communications strategy. Prior to joining JANA in 2005, Charlie was with Schulte Roth & Zabel, focusing on M&A and shareholder activism. Before that, he worked in the business development group at General Electric, focusing primarily on NBC. Before GE, he was an attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, focusing on transactions in media, telecoms and entertainment. Prior to law school, he worked in communications for US Senator Max Baucus and US Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, and as a White House intern (pre-Monica). He received a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Order of the Coif), where he was a member of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and a BA from Miami University.