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Charles A. Borek, Esq., MA, MBA, CPA

Senior Counsel | Nonprofit & Corporate Practice

Charles (Chuck) Borek serves as Senior Counsel at FPLG, is a member of the firm's nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations and charitable giving practice groups, and leads FPLG's Maryland offices.

After earning his Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration, summa cum laude, from the University of Baltimore, where he also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review, Mr. Borek has honed a specific expertise in the representation of his purpose driven clients.

Mr. Borek currently serves as an adjunct professor of law at American University, after serving on the faculty of the University of Baltimore School of Law, and he has lectured at Penn State University, the National Constitution Center, and the American Law Institute. Mr. Borek serves as a resource for Thomson-Reuters, Bloomberg BNA, and the AICPA, and he has written a treatise on contract drafting, which is currently in its third edition.

As a life-long learner, Mr. Borek is currently working towards earning his Doctorate in Public Theology and Creative Writing.


  • Maryland Bar
  • Maryland Certified Public Accountant


  • Juris Doctor, University of Baltimore School of Law, summa cum laude
  • Editor in Chief, University of Baltimore Law Review
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Baltimore
  • Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy & Religion, Mary Washington College
  • Master of Arts, Theology and Literature, with honors, Wesley Theological Seminary
  • Doctor of Ministry (candidate), Public Theology & Creative Writing, Pittsburg Theological Seminary

Speaking Engagements

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Annual Tax Update, 2008 – present
  • Discussion Leader, Surgent CPE, LLC (2010 – present)
  • Shemer Bar Review, Business Associations, 2000– 2019
  • American Law Institute, Accounting and Financial Reporting Issues for Lawyers, 2011-2015
  • Western CPE, Federal Tax Update, 2012

Teaching Engagements

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, American Univ. Washington College of Law (2013 – present)
  • Adjunct Professor or Law, University of Baltimore School of Law (1994 – present)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, University of Baltimore School of Law (2002 – 2005)
  • Associate Professor of Business Law, Prince George’s Community College (1999-2002)
  • Course Developer, Bloomberg/BNA Tax & Accounting (2010 – present)
  • Course Developer, Thomson Reuters (2015 – present)


  • Business Planning Guidebook (MSBA, 2nd ed., 2022)
  • Contract Drafting and Review for the Maryland Lawyer (MSBA, 3rd ed., 2020)
  • Legal Issues for Accountants and Auditors Advising Business Entities, BNA Accounting Policy and Practice Portfolio Series (2014)
  • Hospital Accounting, BNA Accounting Policy and Practice Portfolio Series (2012)
  • Social Science Explanations for Disparate Outcomes in Tax Court Abuse of Discretion Cases: A Tax Justice Perspective, 33 Cap. U. L. Rev. 623 (2005)
  • Decoupling Tax Exemption for Charitable Organizations, 31 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 183 (2004)
  • Corporate Taxation's Square Peg: An Analysis Of Possible Solutions to the Problem Of Characterizing “Tracking Stock” For Tax Purposes , 43 Cath. U. L. Rev. 1107 (1994)
  • The Public Policy Doctrine and Tax Logic: The Need For Consistency In Denying Deductions Arising From Illegal Activities, 22 U. Balt. L. Rev. 45 (1993)

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