Tom Markle is an associate in Chapman's Commercial Lending Group and a member of the Banking and Financial Services Department.

Tom represents banks and other financial institutions in connection with structuring, negotiating, and documenting secured and unsecured financings in a wide range of commercial lending transactions, including syndicated, senior, subordinated, first lien/second lien, and cross-border financings.

Tom primarily focuses his practice on acquisition financing, sponsor finance, commercial lending, asset-based financings, cash flow loans, multi-currency credit facilities, and leveraged finance, particularly in the middle market. His transactions span several industries, including consumer manufacturers and retailers, education, financial institutions, health care, industrials, media and telecommunication companies, private equity, restaurants, retailers, technology, and many others.

Prior to joining Chapman, Tom practiced law at multiple Am Law 100 firms.


North Carolina


Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2014

  • Write-On Committee Chair, Arizona State Law Journal

Vanderbilt University, B.A., Economics and History, summa cum laude, 2011

We have always been focused on finance.

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    Chapman's first client in 1913 is still a client of the firm today
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    Diverse financial practices serving regional, national, and global clients
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    Offices across the country and in key US financial centers

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