Scott M. Kaplan


Scott Kaplan concentrates his practice on a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, real estate disputes, and business disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Scott has significant experience representing clients in matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference, fraud, breach of restrictive covenant and non-compete agreements, shareholder/member disputes, adversary bankruptcy matters, labor and employment issues, corporate disputes, biometric privacy claims, and trade secret misappropriation.

Scott has successfully resolved numerous disputes at every stage of litigation, including pre-suit settlements, arbitration and mediation outcomes, as well as through verdicts as lead counsel and second chair at trial.

Prior to joining Blank Rome, Scott served as an associate attorney at a Chicago-based law firm.

Outside the Firm

Outside of the office, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. He likes exploring different neighborhoods in Chicago on his bike (with children in tow) or watching the Chicago White Sox and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.


  • 2024, Ones to Watch, Litigation - Real Estate, listed in Best Lawyers in America©
  • 2023–2024, “Rising Star” in Business, listed by Super Lawyers


Professional Activities

Scott previously served as the Vice-Chair for the Chicago Bar Association’s Commercial Litigation Committee.



  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin


  • Indiana University-Bloomington, BA
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, JD, magna cum laude