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Charles R. Andres

545 Long Wharf Drive
Ninth Floor
New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Phone:  203.672.3204
Fax:  203.672.3238


Mr. Andres focuses his practice on land use and zoning, municipal law, tax valuation and tax appeals, landlord-tenant, personal injury defense, public utility and telecommunications matters. He has advised many of the local land use commissions in Connecticut. Additionally, Mr. Andres has represented local land use commissions, private landowners, and developers before local land use boards and in state and federal court litigation.

Legal Experience

  • LeClairRyan, New Haven, Connecticut, September 2008 – Present
  • Tyler Cooper, New Haven, Connecticut, 1987– 2008
  • Law Clerk to Judge Daniel Spallone, Connecticut Appellate Court, 1986 - 1987

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Connecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys
  • Connecticut Bar Association: Executive Member, Planning & Zoning Section; Chairman, 2006 - 2009
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation: Fellow
  • South Central Regional Planning Commission: Member of Executive Committee, 2000 – Present; Chairman, 2007 - 2009
  • Branford Planning and Zoning Commission: Member, 2012 – Present; Alternate Member, 1991 – 2012

Board Memberships

  • Connecticut Baptist Housing, Inc.: Board of Directors, 1999 – Present
  • First Baptist Church, Branford: Church Moderator, 1997 - Present; previously member and chair of Board of Trustees, Board of Deacons and Board of Christian Education


  • Recognized as a Connecticut "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics magazine in the areas of General Litigation, Land Use/Zoning, and Government Relations, 2006 - 2018.  Click here for more information on the selection process.

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  • J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 1984, Notes and Comments Editor, Connecticut Law Review, 1983-1984
  • M.A.R., Yale Divinity School, 1981
  • B.A., Religion, Middlebury College, 1977

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1984

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court, 1991
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut