Chapman pleased to announce that partner Charles C. Calloway, Jr. has joined the American College of Investment Counsel (ACIC) Board of Trustees. Charles has been a Fellow of the ACIC since 2014 and previously served as co-editor of the ACIC’s newsletter "Private Notes." ACIC is the leading industry association for US institutional investment financing lawyers and, in 1981, a Chapman partner was among the ten founding ACIC Board of Trustees members. Chapman has been a longtime supporter of the organization; Chapman partner Stacy Pike served on the Board of Trustees and is a past president, partner Amy Olshansky served on the Board of Trustees, and most recently, partner Tony Yager served on the Board of Trustees for the past seven years and is a past president.
As a member of Chapman's Corporate Finance Department and Sports Finance Group, Charles’ law practice is focused on representing financial institutions and other strategic investors in domestic and cross-border private placements, project finance deals, and M&A transactions. Charles also has an active sports finance practice where he represents strategic investors in “league-wide” financings and stadium financings. He also serves on Chapman’s Employment Committee and Strategic Planning Committee.
Charles is also a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, a Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC) Fellow, a Fellow of the Chicago Urban League’s IMPACT Leadership Development Program, and serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council of The George Washington University Law School. In 2021, Charles was selected by Crain's Chicago Business as a Notable Nonprofit Board Leader in recognition of his service on nonprofit boards of Spark Program, Inc. and the Chicago Humanities Festival.