Charles L. Sharman focuses on commercial litigation. He provides advice with regard to, among other things, breach of contract; various tort claims including tortious interference, fraud and fraudulent inducement, breach of fiduciary duties, and negligence and gross negligence; oil and gas related issues, including midstream related disputes, oil trading related disputes, and oil royalty claims; the Texas Public Information Act; antitrust issues; and securities related issues.

Prior to law school, he taught English and art history and coached baseball, water polo and swimming at his alma mater, Strake Jesuit College Preparatory.

During law school, he won the CALI Award (top grade) in Antitrust, Constitutional Criminal Procedure, and Secured Transactions; participated on the Marquette Law School National Black Law Students Association Mock Trial Regional Team; participated as a mediator in small claims court through Marquette’s Mediation Clinic; and was elected by his classmates to deliver the graduation commencement address.

Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Commercial Litigation, 2021-2022

  • Best Lawyers in America



J.D., Marquette University Law School, magna cum laude, 2015

Alpha Sigma Nu
Marquette Law Review, Associate Editor
Commencement Speaker

B.A., Trinity University, 2007



United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas


  • Legal Intern, The Honorable Judge Gray H. Miller, Federal District Court of the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division



Houston Volunteer Lawyers, Member

Houston Bar Association, Member

Law and the Media Committee Co-Chair
Judicial Polling Committee Member (former)
Speakers Bureau Committee Member
Special Olympics Committee Member (former)
Legal Lines, Volunteer
Teach for Texas, Volunteer

Texas Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member