Charlie WysongCharlie Wysong

T. 312.604.2664
F. 312.604.2665
cwysong@hsplegal.com
vCard

Charlie Wysong is an Associate with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. He represents clients in a wide variety of civil matters, with a focus in the areas of education law, civil rights, and labor and employment, including whistleblower and qui tam claims.  He handles individual and class action litigation, in both state and federal court. He also has experience representing clients before administrative agencies, including the Illinois State Board of Education, Illinois Department of Human Rights, and National Labor Relations Board.  He joined the firm in 2015.

Mr. Wysong graduated from Stanford Law School and earned a degree in education policy from the Stanford University School of Education. Mr. Wysong has worked for the U.S. Department of Education and the California Attorney General, and on a political campaign for school funding reform.  Mr. Wysong also has experience with academic research on educational equity, workers’ compensation, labor, and workplace safety issues. He received his undergraduate degree in public policy with honors from the University of Chicago.

Prior to joining HSPRD, Mr. Wysong was a law clerk to the Honorable Richard Posner of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and worked at Equip for Equality as a Skadden Public Interest Fellow representing students with disabilities in education matters.

Mr. Wysong is a member of the Illinois bar.

EDUCATION

  • Stanford Law School (J.D. 2012)

    • — Editor in Chief, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
    • — Public Interest Fellow
    • — Moot Court Board and Prize for Best Petitioner Brief

  • Stanford School of Education (M.A. 2012)

  • University of Chicago (B.A. 2008)

    • — Phi Beta Kappa
    • — Student Marshall
    • — Prize for Best Public Policy Senior Thesis

JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS

  • Honorable Richard Posner, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

ADMISSIONS

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Illinois

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association

  • Member, Taxpayers Against Fraud

  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association, Illinois

  • Member, American Constitution Society

  • Member, American Civil Liberties Union