Charlie Brereton is a member of our Public Policy Strategic Advocacy Practice, in which he assists a variety of clients as they navigate the federal legislative process. Prior to becoming a public policy specialist, Charlie was chosen to participate in the firm’s rigorous public policy internship program.
As an undergraduate at The George Washington University, Charlie developed insights into both chambers of Congress through selective internships with House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC). Charlie also broadened his knowledge of state government and politics at the executive level while interning with North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory (R).
Additionally, he cultivated an understanding of the US healthcare system through his undergraduate coursework and by participating in a competitive internship program at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. While working at BCBSA’s Office of Policy and Representation in Washington DC, Charlie played a role in federal and state advocacy efforts on behalf of the nation’s largest network of health insurers.
He also researched Affordable Care Act implementation and its impact on the health insurance industry, as well as supported policy advisers during the development of corporate initiatives to manage and prevent opioid abuse.
Charlie is a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity and has served various leadership roles in his chapter, including being elected treasurer.