Scott M. Kaplan
Scott M. Kaplan is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Scott has experience litigating commercial disputes on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants including fraud actions, contract disputes, partnership disputes, employment disputes, real estate disputes and commercial torts.
Scott enjoys meeting and communicating with his clients in order to keep his clients apprised at each step of the litigation and to obtain a mastery over the facts of the dispute to effectively advocate on his clients’ behalf. Scott understands the value of crafting a litigation plan with his clients to ensure that their goals and concerns are addressed.
Scott attended Indiana University in Bloomington and obtained his undergraduate degree in United States History with a minor in Business. After graduation, Scott attended the Illinois Institute of Technology – Chicago-Kent College of Law where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and obtained the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Scott gained his passion for litigation and earned the CALI award for receiving the highest grade in his Trial Advocacy class. Upon becoming a member of the Illinois State Bar, Scott worked for five years at a boutique commercial litigation firm in Chicago. While there Scott successfully tried a number of cases.
Scott grew up in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago and is an avid Chicago sports and Indiana Hoosiers fan. When he is not in the office, Scott can be found in the park with his wife and toddler or on his bicycle exploring all of Chicago’s neighborhoods.
- IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D. 2014)
- Indiana University at Bloomington (B.A. 2010)
- Illinois State Bar (2014)
- U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Illinois (2014)
- Wisconsin State Bar (2020)
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Decalogue Society of Lawyers
- Order of the Coif
- Highest grade in Trial Advocacy