Charles E. Feldmann is the Senior Counsel at Cantafio Nagel & Song PLLC and has been advising clients all over the globe for the past 25 years. He is also the Founding Partner of Gateway Proven Strategies, a global cannabis advisory firm that is driven to provide proven strategies, analytics, and M&A services.
Mr. Feldmann is an aggressive litigator demanding superior results through the use of the litigation process for the firm's clients. Mr. Feldmann brings firepower to the courtroom based on his two and half decades worth of experience & success in producing results for his clients.
Mr. Feldmann manages all of the firm’s practice areas and oversees the firm’s international cannabis practice, national and state wildlife defense and its military justice international division.
Mr. Feldmann was named by 2007 Colorado Super Lawyer for being one of the top attorneys in Colorado.
Experience in Prosecution, Defense & Military Law
Mr. Feldmann was a former federal prosecutor and defense attorney in the United States Marine Corps and a former state's narcotics prosecutor in Colorado. He previously served as a DEA Drug Task Force Commander and is a former lecturer and instructor with the Department of Defense and with the National College of District Attorneys.
Mr. Feldmann has taught prosecutor and defense counsel trial enhancement training at the Naval Justice School and was an adjunct professor at Colorado Mountain College in the areas of criminal and constitutional law. Currently, Mr. Feldmann represents clients across the globe and defends clients internationally and throughout the United States.
Cannabis Law Counsel
Mr. Feldmann is also a regulatory consultant specializing in the medical marijuana industry. Mr. Feldmann has extensive experience working with numerous state agencies focused on enforcement, licensing, federal risk mitigation, and compliance-related issues. He provides guidance and advice regarding the intricacies of state-by-state medical marijuana laws and helps businesses maintain absolute and strict compliance with state regulatory requirements.
Protecting Those Who Protect Us
Mr. Feldmann has extensive experience in representing Federal and State Law Enforcement officers, police officers, Sherriff's Deputies in criminal defense matters, and law enforcement employment-related matters.
Mr. Feldmann is also a member of the Armed Citizens' Legal Defense Network, Inc., as a Network affiliated attorney, which supports its members through education about the legalities of using deadly force in self-defense, and in any interaction with the criminal justice system after an act of armed self-defense.
Honors and Awards
- Expert Network Distinguished Professional
- 2016 – Named 10 Best Family Law Attorney by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA)
- 2007, 2009-2011 – American Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
- 2007 – Colorado Super Lawyers®
- Lifetime Achievement – America's Top 100 Attorneys®