Frederick M. Kaplan


ADA Litigation, Advice and Counseling

Banking and Finance

Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Tenant Leasing

Corporate Law

Real Estate Construction and Finance

Fred’s practice focuses on commercial real estate development, finance, leasing, construction, transactional and land use work and he is also a recognized expert on the public accommodation and real estate provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Fred’s work for his clients is both national and international in scope, including experience in every region of the United States, and in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Croatia, England, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, and Spain.

In Fred’s ADA practice, he has represented more than 200 business clients, including many Fortune 500 companies, on a wide range of accessibility issues, including on the applicability of the ADA to the Internet. Fred has authored many articles and is a frequent speaker on a variety of ADA and real estate topics.

Prior to joining MPS, Fred was a name partner in a boutique Chicago law firm, and before that was a partner in the Chicago office of a large multinational law firm.

“There’s no substitute for great attorneys. You either have them or you don’t. We have them.”


125 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 2900
Chicago, Illinois 60606

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F: 312-987-9854
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  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Lead Articles Editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review
  • B.A., The George Washington University
  • L’Universite de Montpellier, Montpellier, France


  • Illinois