Charles Reynolds

Charles Reynolds is the Managing Partner in Tyson & Mendes’ Tampa office.  His practice includes casualty and liability, with a focus on premises liability, toxic torts, products liability, personal injury, professional liability, and construction.  Mr. Reynolds brings more than 30 years of experience to Tyson & Mendes.

Mr. Reynolds has a wealth of experience in litigation.  He has represented numerous theme parks in personal injury claims, handled and coordinated hundreds of construction defect claims against a national building supplier, and litigated a multitude of asbestos toxic tort lawsuits on behalf of several companies.  In a recent trial where plaintiff had lost an eye and suffered alleged brain damage while golfing, Mr. Reynolds obtained a defense verdict.  In addition to his litigation experience, Mr. Reynolds served as an officer in the United States Air Force before becoming Chief Legal Officer for a military supplier of sophisticated weapons guidance systems.  He was one of two attorneys in the state of Florida appointed by the Bar to oversee and author opinions on judicial conduct and election laws in Florida, and currently sits on Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commission following his appointment by the state’s Governor.  Mr. Reynolds has been an AV rated lawyer since 2005.  He was a certified AAA Consumer Arbitrator in 2021 and was elected to the board of International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) in 2023. He is also recognized by Best Lawyers since 2021 commercial litigation, construction, and insurance.  

Mr. Reynolds is admitted to practice in Florida, the U.S. Court of Military Appeals, and the Middle, Northern, and Southern Districts of Florida.  He earned his J.D. from Mercer University School of Law and his B.A. from Mercer University.