Charles Putterman - North Carolina Workers' Compensation Attorney

Charles Putterman - North Carolina Workers Compensation AttorneyBorn and raised in New York, Charles Putterman was the youngest member of New York University’s graduating class of 1974.  He taught for two years before attending Hofstra University School of Law, and began his legal career representing people with serious injuries in and around New York City in 1978.  He moved with his wife and children to North Carolina in 1988, and has been representing injured parties throughout the state ever since before the Industrial Commission, in Superior Court, the Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court. 


At White and Stradley, PLLC, he devotes nearly all of his time to representing individuals who have been hurt at work.

Charles has served as President of the East Raleigh Citizens Advisory County, and he is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina State Bar, Wake County Bar Association, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, and a founding member and current officer of the Susie Sharp Inn of Court.  He is a recipient of the President’s Award of Excellence of the Wake County Bar and the N.A.A.C.P.’s Humanitarian of the Year.

Charles Putterman at work | White & Stradley | North Carolina








Charles has been happily married to his wife Michelle since 1975 and they have two sons, Jonathan and Noah, and two daughters, Sarah and Rebecca.  Charles has many interests outside of legal matters, particularly in the musical realm.  He enjoys writing songs, plays numerous musical instruments, and he has put that interest to work serving for nine years as the musical director of the Wake County Bar Awards Show which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Legal Aid. 

The firm did excellent work.  Chris and his staff are very down to earth.