Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, J.D. (1987)
New York University, LL.M., Taxation (1991)
University of Maryland, B.S. (1979)
Philadelphia Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association
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Keith W. KaplanPartner
1835 Market Street - Suite 1400
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Keith W. Kaplan serves as Chair of the firm's Corporate and Securities Department.
Mr. Kaplan regularly represents private investment funds and their sponsors in their formation and operation. Such investment funds have ranged in size from $10 million to over $2.5 billion. His broad experience includes Venture Capital, Real Estate, Buyout, Structured Finance, Distressed Debt, Special Situation and Mezzanine Funds.
Mr. Kaplan also regularly represents clients in connection with a variety of business and commercial matters including private placements, private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, sales and purchases of businesses, partnership and limited liability company transactions, and general corporate matters. Mr. Kaplan was a practicing certified public accountant prior to becoming an attorney. His distinctive combination of legal, tax and accounting expertise uniquely positions him to advise clients on a broad range of corporate transactions, while at the same time structuring those transactions in a tax efficient manner.