Senior Vice President, Legal & General Counsel
Chuck McBride serves as senior vice president – legal & general counsel for Telapex/C Spire. As general counsel, McBride is responsible for all legal matters affecting C Spire and its holding company and operating subsidiaries. He provides legal advice and counseling on a broad array of topics, manages our internal legal staff and oversees the hiring and management of all outside company counsel. McBride also has non-legal functional areas that report to him, which include cybersecurity and government relations as well as business responsibility for certain key contractual relationships.
Prior to joining C Spire in 2014, McBride was in private law practice for 22 years and was a partner at Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, where he focused his practice primarily on commercial litigation, telecommunications and matters related to technology. He earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1991 and his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Mississippi State University in 1985.