Charlip, Ari M.
T: 248-433-7267
F: 844-670-6009


University of Michigan

B.A., 1994

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

J.D., 1997

Bar Admission



Ari M. Charlip


Prominent Assignments

Focuses on representing large financial institutions, asset managers, mortgage servicers, title insurance underwriters, large corporations, real estate related entities and petroleum suppliers in all aspects of litigation in Michigan, both in state and federal courts. Ari also has experience in commercial real estate acquisition, business and finance transactions, loan workouts, and leasing and landlord tenant disputes.

Ari is a nationally recognized expert in the CMBS industry and has extensive experience in the CMBS servicing industry, including workout and litigation experience. He has handled numerous litigation matters throughout the Midwest for his CMBS clients. 

Extensive experience in dealing with financial institutions and real estate related entities, including assisting clients in complicated foreclosure matters, lien priority disputes, and defending financial institutions in TILA, RESPA, and FDCPA claims. Ari also assists clients in navigating the complex litigation process in Bankruptcy Court.

Extensive experience in defending corporations in class actions, including TCPA, TILA and FDCPA actions.

Ari also represents one of the region’s largest fuel suppliers in all aspects of litigation and corporate matters.

Client roster includes some of the nation’s largest financial institutions, mortgage lenders and servicers, fuel suppliers, title insurance underwriters, real estate development companies, landlords and tenants. His extensive experience with the detailed and constantly evolving areas of the financial and mortgage world, as well as litigation, enable him to service his clients and achieve outstanding results without unnecessary delay and needless costs. 

Representative Clients

  • Bank of America
  • C-III Asset Management
  • Corrigan Oil Company
  • Fannie Mae
  • Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
  • Nationstar Mortgage, LLC
  • Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC
  • Rushmore Loan Management Services, LLC
  • Seterus, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank
  • Truman Capital Advisors

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan
  • Member, Michigan State Bar Foundation
  • Member, Michigan Land Title Association
  • Member, Oakland County Bar Association


  • In-house Counsel for one of the nation’s leading real estate developers
  • General Counsel for a large fuel supplier
  • Managing Partner of his own firm