Charles S. Fax serves as counsel to the Maryland firm of Rifkin, Livingston, Levitan & Silver, following 17 years as senior litigation partner and co-chairman of the litigation department in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., offices of Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler, P.A. He concentrates in commercial, securities, and employment litigation, representing corporations and their officers in state and federal courts and in arbitration. Fax serves as an associate editor and columnist for Litigation News, a quarterly publication of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, and between 2006 and 2008 served as editor of Litigation News Online, a bi-monthly, Web-based publication of the ABA Section of Litigation. Together with Grimm and Sandler, he is co-author of Maryland Discovery Problems and Solutions. Fax lectures frequently in the field of civil procedure and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Maryland School of Law and Howard University Law School. He received his undergraduate degree from the Johns Hopkins University and his law degree with honors from the George Washington University Law School.