Daniel Chapman is a litigation associate at Stein Ray LLP.  Mr. Chapman focuses his practice on complex construction litigation matters, including contract interpretation, construction delay, and design-defect related claims.  Prior to joining Stein Ray, Mr. Chapman practiced commercial litigation in a Chicago based law firm after previously serving as a judicial law clerk in the Appellate Court of Illinois, Fourth District.  Before practicing law, Mr. Chapman enjoyed an industrial career where he was granted multiple U.S. patents and gained extensive experience with metal working and fabrication equipment, including CNC programmable machine tools.


Mr. Chapman received his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 2008.  Mr. Chapman also holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University, a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Economics from Claremont McKenna College, and has studied at the London School of Economics.