While never resting on his laurels, Charlie has long record of professional recognition, including 15 consecutive years by Georgia “Super Lawyers”® since 2004.

The Hawkins Firm won awards in its first year of operation from U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers® for representing both management and individuals in labor and employment matters, as well as labor and employment litigation, in the Atlanta legal market. The Hawkins Firm repeats in these three same categories for 2018, including a “Tier 1” ranking for representing both management and individuals in employment law matters in Atlanta.

Best Lawyers also recognized Charlie in the same three categories from 2016 -2018 as an individual lawyer, including the 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in Atlanta for representing individuals in employment matters. This honor is reserved for the highest-scoring lawyer in the Atlanta legal community in that field, based on Best Lawyers’ peer review process.

Charlie has been recognized on other occasions by Best Lawyers, Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite,” and Chambers USA, and has been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell since 2000.