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Karen Chapman

Partner
t: 704.342.5293

Karen Chapman's litigation practice includes representing businesses with respect to contract disputes, unfair and deceptive trade practice claims, and other business torts. Karen also defends various individuals and companies with respect to allegations of professional malpractice.

Biography

Karen has considerable experience in all stages of litigation and her clients benefit from her ability to quickly analyze a dispute and develop a strategic defense.

In addition to her work within the firm, Karen is actively involved, both as a volunteer and as a board member, with numerous nonprofit organizations in the community. Karen is a graduate of the North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Training Academy and of the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) Cultural Leadership Training Program.

Areas of Focus

Credentials

+Education

University of North Carolina, JD, 2005

University of North Carolina, BA, 1999, cum laude

+Notable Accomplishments

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate 2021

Honored as one of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s 2019 Women of Justice award recipients

Ranked among Super Lawyers magazine’s North Carolina “Rising Stars” (Business Litigation), 2011-2017, and “Super Lawyers” (Business Litigation), 2019, 2020

Ranked in Business North Carolina magazine’s “Legal Elite”, 2016 (“Young Guns”), 2020

Recognized by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly as a 2016 North Carolina Leaders in the Law Honoree

+Professional & Community Activities

Bd. of Dir./ Vice President, Claire’s Army, Inc.

Past Board Member, Kiwanis Club of Charlotte

Volunteer, Invisible Paw Prints, Inc. – therapy dog team

Volunteer, Ministering to Ministers Foundation, Inc.

Volunteer, Lunch with a Lawyer Program

Member, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

Member, North Carolina Bar Association, Litigation Section

Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Association

Past Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Fee Dispute Committee

Graduate, 2014 NC Bar Association Leadership Academy

Graduate, 2011 ASC Cultural Leadership Training

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