Tyson & Mendes Adds Experienced Casualty and Liability Partner in Tampa: Veteran Trial Attorney Charles Reynolds Joins from Trenham Law

Tyson & Mendes Adds Experienced Casualty and Liability Partner in Tampa: Veteran Trial Attorney Charles Reynolds Joins from Trenham Law


Tampa, Fla. (June 21, 2022) – Nationwide civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP has announced Charles Reynolds joined the firm as a new partner in its Tampa office. Reynolds brings over 30 years of experience defending clients in matters relating to products and premises liability, construction defects, medical malpractice, and toxic torts.

Reynolds joins Tyson & Mendes from Trenham Law where he was senior counsel in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. Prior to Trenham Law, he spent 25 years as partner and department chair for casualty and liability litigation at insurance defense firm Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP.

“Charles brings decades of trial experience in Florida, and he has a particular focus in vital practice areas for our clients in the state,” said Strategic Managing Partner Robert Tyson. “He is an excellent addition to our Florida team, and we are excited to have a trial lawyer with his expertise and background join us in Tampa.”

Reynolds is a veteran of the United States Air Force where he served as an officer and judge advocate as well as an assistant United States attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and the military’s trial observer for American and NATO personnel serving in Italy. After serving, he continued his legal career as a chief legal officer at Geonex Corporation in St. Petersburg, Fla. where he monitored litigation for an international mapping company and pioneer of GPS technology for military and civilian uses.

Reynolds received his JD from Mercer University School of Law and attended The Judge Advocate General’s School while enlisted in the U.S. Airforce.

Reynolds is a Certified LEED Green Associate and is recognized as a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated™ attorney for the highest level of professional excellence. He is one of only two attorneys appointed by The Florida Bar to sit on the Supreme Court Judicial Ethics Committee. Reynolds was also included among the “Best Lawyers in America” for construction litigation and construction law from 2020 to 2022.

Tyson & Mendes is celebrating 20 years of protecting its clients’ interests and delivering justice both inside and outside the courtroom. With 16 nationwide offices serving 18 states, it is one of the fastest growing civil defense firms in the U.S. The firm is proud to offer one of the fastest and clearest paths to partnership of any mid-sized law firm in the U.S.

For more information and to view career opportunities, visit www.tysonmendes.com.


About Tyson & Mendes LLP

Celebrating 20 years of taking back justice for all, Tyson & Mendes LLP is a nationwide, AV-rated litigation and trial firm specializing in insurance defense and protecting its clients from Nuclear Verdicts®. Robert Tyson and Patrick Mendes founded the firm in 2002 to defend corporations, insurance companies, and their clients in civil litigation matters. The firm has experienced tremendous growth in the past two decades, with offices across the U.S. serving clients in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.

The firm is most widely recognized for winning the landmark Howell v. Hamilton Meats California Supreme Court case, which forever changed the state’s litigation landscape by significantly impacting the damages a plaintiff may recover. Robert Tyson is also the author of the Amazon Bestseller Nuclear Verdicts®: Defending Justice for All, the first playbook for the defense on how to avoid runaway jury verdicts.

For more information, visit www.tysonmendes.com.


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