Chris E. Chapman, Esq.

Chris Chapman was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2013 from Capital Law School in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Chapman is presently a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Chapman had a successful career in the business community in addition to serving in the U.S. Army 3rd Special Forces and 19th Special Forces Groups. This diverse business and Military background provides a unique perspective and understanding of the unique challenges clients face on a day-to-day basis.

Since commencing the practice of law in 2013, Mr. Chapman has focused his practice on the representation of businesses and business owners, from the formation of their business entities, choosing a tax structure for their business, assisting with company governance, to the dissolution and winding up of company business. A significant part of Mr. Chapman’s business practice involves employment covenants and contracts, litigation of contracts, and negotiation/formation of contracts. Additionally, Mr. Chapman has substantial experience in the Aviation Industry. Mr. Chapman has substantial experience in representing airports and businesses attempting to conduct business on Federally Funded airports. Mr Chapman has an extensive business background where he has implemented partnerships worldwide, has conducted due-diligence on mergers and acquisitions, and has participated in International Business negotiations for multi-million dollar business contracts. Mr. Chapman works with contractors in the building and aviation industries with those legal problems typical in the contracting business, including drafting mechanic’s liens, contract review, lien enforcement, drafting contracts, and litigation of defects, payment, and other contract issues.

Estate plans, wills, trusts, and Elder Law are other significant practice areas for Mr. Chapman. A comprehensive plan that considers all of a client’s assets, business objectives, and testamentary intent often must be developed for everyone from a single individual with no kids to empty-nesters to the small business owner that wants to protect their interests.