Charles Fried (b. 1935) is a prominent conservative American lawyer. He served as United States Solicitor General under President Reagan from 1985 to 1989. He is currently employed as a law professor at Harvard. From 1995 until 1999, he was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. Professor Fried was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He became a United States citizen in 1948. He holds Bachelors degrees from Princeton University (1956) and Oxford University (1958). His law degree is from Columbia University (1960).