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C.D. “Chuck” Michel is one of the leading authorities on 2nd Amendment law and gun rights ordinances. As one of the chief litigators for the NRA, author of “CA Gun Laws”, Adjunct Professor at Chapman University and Senior Partner at Michel & Associates law firm, Mr. Michel has been an integral figure in defining gun rights legislation since 1991.
Mr. Michel has won numerous high- profile cases for the NRA, including lawsuits striking down proposition H, the San Francisco law banning possession of handguns within city limits, Assembly Bill 962 requiring ammunition registration and filed amicus briefs in the Supreme Court cases “District of Columbia v. Heller” and “McDonald v. Supreme Court.”
Mr. Michel worked as a criminal prosecutor for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and as an advocate with the Los Angeles Federal Public Defender’s Office. He litigated many high-profile cases while at the renowned international law firm O’Melveny & Myers, such as the Exxon Valdez oil spill and served as staff counsel to the Christopher Commission.