Charles Hernan Carreon, JD
Charles Hernan Carreon, JD has been advising the NAAVC as legal counsel since 2016 and General Counsel since 2018. He earned his JD degree from UCLA School of Law in 1986. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1987, and the Oregon State Bar in 1993. He was admitted to the bar for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in 1987, the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon in 1995, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 2009. Carreon has been widely publicized for directing the legal team that successfully litigated the Sex.com domain-name property-rights case. Carreon was the first attorney to successfully litigate domain names as property, eventually earning a $65 million judgement in 2001. Today, having spearheaded the NAAVC legal effort against the DEA, Carreon holds a vertical expertise in psychedelics law relative to court ruling and opinion on enforcement action, RFRA, administrative law, national policy doctrines, and DEA oversight and regulation.