Charles Klein is the head of the fashion practice and member of the corporate, intellectual property, and hospitality departments at DHC and a Partner of the firm.
Earlier in his career, Charles was a litigation associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, a major Wall Street law firm and general counsel of the iconic Sergio Valente jeans company. Although Mr. Klein handles a wide variety of business law matters for clients, his practice has focused on the fashion, accessories, and home industries, especially in licensing matters. Among his many major transactions, Charles represented a national luxury retailer in contracts to take its stores to China.
- Mr. Klein has spoken on fashion law and licensing before Fashion Group International, The Accessories Council, The New York Society of CPAs and The Organization Of Black Designers.
- Mr. Klein wrote the chapter “Examining Fashion Contracts” for the book Navigating Fashion Law, wrote a four part series on fashion licensing for License! magazine, and contributed a monthly column, “Klein’s Korner”, for The Fashion Manuscript.