Christopher Jaros


134 Meeting Street
Suite 500
Charleston, SC 29401

United States of America

Mr. Jaros represents companies and individuals in civil and criminal investigations and litigation, primarily involving complex federal regulatory programs, with an emphasis on environmental matters. His current and past matters include: representation of several individuals in a high profile, transnational criminal investigation regarding the automotive industry; defending companies and individuals in regulatory investigations and enforcement actions across various industries, including agribusiness and renewable fuel generation; conducting internal investigations and audits; advising clients regarding environmental aspects of complex real estate and other transactions, including conducting and overseeing diligence, and drafting and negotiating contracts; and advising clients regarding participating in and challenging rulemakings and other regulatory actions. More generally, Mr. Jaros counsels companies with respect to compliance with numerous federal and state environmental statutes and regulatory regimes, including CERCLA, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and FIFRA.

Mr. Jaros has an active litigation practice in both federal and state court, and handles all phases of complex civil and criminal litigation, including early case assessment and investigation, dispositive motions practice, e-discovery, depositions, expert discovery, trial preparation, trial, and appeal. In this role, Mr. Jaros oversees day-to-day management of a portfolio of active cases in state and federal court in South Carolina.

Legal Elite of the Lowcountry - Environmental - 2018


  • A.B., Brown University (2002)
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law (2008)


Bar of District of Columbia, Bar of South Carolina, Bar of Virginia
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