He has been widely acknowledged as a top lawyer, being named regularly to many of the profession's most highly recognized listings including National Trial Lawyers Top 100, an invited-only group comprising the most outstanding trial lawyers from each state who meet rigorous qualifications, whether as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial counsel. Membership is determined through a peer nominating process and third-party research to certify qualifications of superior leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile. Other honors include Top 40 Under 40 (also an invitation-only process); Utah Legal Elite, a listing published by Utah Business Magazine highlighting the top lawyers in Utah as voted by their peers.
Chuck is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, of which fewer than one percent of U.S. lawyers are members. The Forums signify the individual's unique expertise in achieving superior results in complex litigation, which, in turn, serves as a professional platform for experienced colleagues across the nation to exchange information, provide expert assistance and identify professional referrals.