W. Chase Carpenter grew up in South Charleston, West Virginia. He is a graduate of West Virginia University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with degrees in English and Business Management with a minor in Entrepreneurship. At WVU, Chase earned the honor of becoming a member of Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Tau Delta; and Beta Gamma Sigma.
He went on to attend the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, where he graduated Cum Laude. Chase received a number of book awards for his outstanding work in Constitutional Law and Mediation. During law school, Chase served as President of the Association for Law and Business and was an active Project Leader and Contributor to the Florida Business Law Journal. He performed extensive research for projects in the areas of trade secret law and general business law. In addition to attaining his Juris Doctor, Chase is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a County Court Mediator.
After graduation, he took a position as an Associate General Counsel, performing regulatory compliance to the General Counsel for a specialty healthcare corporation in Tampa.
Prior to founding Carpenter & McLeod, P.L., Chase practiced as a civil litigator at a mid-sized law firm in Tampa, Florida.
Chase's practice focuses on Business Formation and Strategy, Contracts, and Business Litigation.
Chase is admitted to the Florida Bar and the Middle District of Florida.
Chase lives in Tampa, Florida.