Mr. Chapie concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law, real estate law, banking, employment, and business transactions.
represents small to medium sized privately held companies, private equity
firms, investors, mortgage lenders, and financial institutions.
Chapie has a broad range of experience spanning a variety of industries both
domestic and international including, corporate business transactions related
to mergers and acquisitions in asset sales and purchases, stock sales and
purchases, and real estate acquisitions and divestments. He also represents
local, regional and national financial institutions in structuring and
documenting loan transactions. Additionally, he represents a number of
companies as outside general counsel assisting in their day-to-day needs.
Chapie began his legal career litigating business disputes, real estate issues
and workout matters for various sized companies, national title companies and
lending institutions. Prior to practicing law, he consulted Fortune 1000 companies
throughout the U.S. and Europe focusing on management, strategy, operations and
Mr. Chapie received his B.A. from Michigan State
University in 1999 and his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of
Law in 2007. He is licensed to practice in the State of Michigan and before the
United States District Court – Eastern District of Michigan and the United
States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.