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Practice Areas


  1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 30%
    16 years
  2. Business: 30%
    16 years
  3. Health Care: 20%
    16 years
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
    16 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Daniel Alex Andrist

    I am pleased to endorse attorney Chuck Witham. I have worked with Chuck in numerous transactional matters over many years and I know him to be a zealous and highly effective advocate for his clients. He is also one of the most pleasant colleagues I've ever worked with. I would recommend Chuck to any individual or business that is in need of expert legal advice and representation in business matters.


    Daniel Andrist Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Patrick Merritt Maloney

    Chuck is a smart, conscientious, and talented attorney. I recommend his services without reservation.


    Patrick Maloney Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Witham Mahoney & Abbott, LLP

401 B Street
Suite 2220
San Diego, CA, 92101



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyer: Business/Corporate & Securities LawSan Diego Magazine2015
2015 Top Attorney AwardThe Daily Transcript2015
Top Lawyer: Business/Corporate & Securities LawSan Diego Magazine2014
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Bancroft-Whitney American Jurisprudence AwardBancroft-Whitney Co.1998
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerWitham Mahoney & Abbott, LLP2014 - Present
PartnerSeltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, A Law Corporation1999 - 2014
Editor-In-ChiefThe San Diego Law Review1997 - 1998
United States Senate, Washington, DC, InternOffices of Senator Robert J. Dole1994 - 1995
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Lee C. Witham, Esq.1990 - 1992
Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Association for Corporate Growth San Diego (ACG)Member2008 - Present
California State Oriental Medical AssociationBoard of Directors2007 - 2008
Barristers of San DiegoPresident2003 - 2004
Barristers of San DiegoBoard of Directors2002 - 2004
Barristers of San DiegoMember2001 - 2005
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
California Department of Real EstateLicensed Broker and/or Salesperson1992 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Sale of James Hardie Gypsum OperationsSuccessful Transaction
Sale of North America Packaging Corporation (NAMPAC)Successful Transaction
Sale of Cush Automotive GroupSuccessful Transaction
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Publication NameTitleDate
WMA Law Firm Publications2014-2015 Annual Corporate Law Developments2015
The San Diego Law ReviewEditor-In-Chief1998
The San Diego Law ReviewEditor-In-Chief1997
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of BusinessBusinessN/A1999
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Mary WashingtonBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1994
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Annual Corporate & LLC UpdateCorporate Law Issues in California and Delaware2015
Educational SeminarNegotiating and Implementing Construction Agreements2007
Educational SeminarFederal Trademark Registration2004
Educational SeminarSelecting California Business Entities2004