Charis practices in the Energy & Environmental Practice Group. She focuses on issues involving natural gas, communications, water and electric utility services. Charis has represented and counseled large commercial and industrial customers in proceedings before both federal and state administrative agencies, as well as at the appellate level, including providing advice on issues related to legislation impacting energy regulation.

She also advises clients in the procurement of competitive energy services, as well as implementation of self-generation and utilization of alternative energy sources. Charis represents large commercial and industrial customers, associations, and small public utilities in water and wastewater proceedings before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and at appellate levels.


Dickinson College, B.A., 1995, magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa

Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1998, magna cum laude; Woolsack Honor Society


Harrisburg Area YWCA, Tribute to Women of Excellence Award, 2002


Pennsylvania Bar Association, Public Utility Law Section

Dauphin County Bar Association

Dickinson College President’s Commission on Environmental Sustainability

American Cancer Society, previous Co-Chair, Central Pennsylvania Region Daffodil Days Campaign


U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania

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