April 21, 2016
Polsinelli welcomes shareholder Jason Kaplan to its Chicago office, where he joins the national Financial Services practice. Kaplan counsels institutional lenders on all aspects of commercial lending, with a particular emphasis on real estate finance within the health care industry, including senior housing, medical office and related asset classes, equipment finance and corporate aircraft. 

“It’s a great feeling to have joined Polsinelli,” said Kaplan. “The firm offers my clients tremendous health care, real estate and other transactional resources. There is great alignment with my clients’ needs, and on a personal level, Polsinelli affords me a great platform to really expand my practice.” 

Kaplan focuses his practice on a broad scope of commercial finance transactions, including the representation of institutional lenders, lessors, developers and entrepreneurs. He also represents owners and operators in the acquisition and development of senior housing projects in the health care industry.

“We are overjoyed that we have been able to add Jason to our team,” said Financial Services Department Chair Dan Flanigan. “He is one of the leading lights in senior housing and health care finance.”

Polsinelli’s national Financial Services Practice represents lenders and borrowers in every phase of a finance relationship. Kaplan joins a team of attorneys with experience across many disciplines to serve clients’ debt financing needs, regularly representing lenders, borrowers, issuers, investors, debtors, creditors and master and special servicers in all aspects of financing transactions. Additionally, Kaplan’s health care finance clients will also be served by Polsinelli’s leading health care practice, recognized as Law Firm of the Year in Health Care by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015 Best Law Firms report. 

“Polsinelli has a great reputation for health care,” said Kaplan. “With great strengths also in its real estate and commercial finance practices, it was a good fit for my clients’ needs. The firm’s diverse mix of attorneys enables our team to provide counsel that aligns legal strategies with clients’ business objectives.”

Kaplan is a graduate of the University of Texas where he received a Bachelor’s of Business Management degree in Finance. He obtained his J.D. from the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law.