John S. Kaplan

John S. Kaplan


Perkins Coie LLP

Recognized since 2011

Seattle, Washington

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Bankruptcy
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John Kaplan, a partner with the firm's Business practice, focuses his practice on insolvency and bankruptcy matters as well as commercial litigation and commercial transactions. John represents commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) special servicers and other secured lenders in various foreclosure, receivership and bankruptcy matters. He also represents borrowers in out-of-court restructurings, creditor compositions and secured loan transactions.

Location

  • 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
    Seattle, WA 98101-3099

Education

  • Duke University , J.D., graduated 1993
  • University of Pennsylvania , BS, graduated 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute - Member
  • King County Bar Association - Member
  • Turnaround Management Association - Member
  • Washington State Bar Association - Member

State Clerkships

  • Alaska - Supreme Court

Perkins Coie LLP
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

263 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

88 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Bankruptcy

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Bankruptcy, Seattle (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Awards:

  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, “Rising Stars of Washington Law", 1999 - 2003
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as “America’s Leading Business Lawyers", 2010 - 2014
  • Listed in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, "Best Lawyers in Seattle", 2011

"John Kaplan is an excellent attorney and very responsive."

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