Charles S. Siegel

Top rated government contracts attorney in Dallas, Texas

Waters & Kraus, LLP
Charles S. Siegel
Waters & Kraus, LLP

Practice Areas: Government contracts, Appellate, Class action & mass torts

Licensed in Texas since: 1985

Education: The University of Texas School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2012, 2023

Waters & Kraus, LLP

3141 Hood St
Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75219 Phone: 214-357-6244 Email: Charles S. Siegel Visit website


Charles Siegel is the head of the appellate and qui tam whistleblower practices at Waters & Kraus, LLP. Charles has argued appeals in eight federal circuit courts, in the supreme courts of Texas and five other states, and in numerous intermediate state appellate courts around the country. He has also obtained a grant of certiorari and vacatur of a lower court result from the U.S. Supreme Court. Charles also represents whistleblowers who have reported fraud against the state and/or federal governments in a wide variety of settings. Some clients have been part of Department of Justice settlements against pharmaceutical companies. Charles is licensed in Texas and Pennsylvania.

First Admitted: 1985, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5, Martindale-Hubbell Featured Peer Review Rated
  • Licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Pennsylvania, 2011
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Admiralty, 1985
  • Finalist, Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 1990
  • Lawyer Adjunct Professor, University of Houston School of Law, 1995
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member Dallas Bar Association
  • Member College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member and Director (1995-1997) Public Justice Foundation
  • Member American Association for Justice: Amicus Curiae & Legal Affairs Committee, Qui Tam Litigation Group, Public Education Committee
  • Member American Bar Association
  • Member Taxpayers Against Fraud
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Dallas Trial Lawyer Association Pro Bono Project for 9/11 Injured Victims Trust Fund
  • Finalist, Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 1990.
Educational Background:
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1982
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Contributing Author, "Managing Complex Litigation: Class Actions and Mass Torts", Baylor Law Review, 1996
  • The efforts of workers in less-developed countries who have been exposed to 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane (BDCP) to obtain redress through the courts for damages suffered from these exposures are reported. Evidence of the culpability of the U.S. manufacturers and the corporate users of DBCP, particularly Standard Fruit Company in Costa Rica, is presented., Co-Author, “The History of DBC from a Judicial Perspective", Int J Occup Environ Health, Vol. 5/No. 2: 127-135, Toxic Torts, 1999
Industry Groups:
  • Qui Tam Whistleblower

Office location for Charles S. Siegel

3141 Hood St
Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75219


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2012, 2023

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