Title: Real Estate


Bradley D. Kaplan



Bradley Kaplan

Firm: Ulmer & Berne LLP
Address:600 Vine Street
Suite 2800
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-2409
United States of America
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Local Time:Fri. 13:50
Web site: Direct Page


Brad's focus is on commercial transactions and real estate and related transactions. With significant experience negotiating and drafting purchase, sale, financing, leasing and construction agreements, he advises domestic and international companies on commercial, industrial and residential property development and general business issues. Brad also practices in the area of Trust and Estate Planning. Brad presently, and in the past, has served as general counsel and national leasing counsel to several internationally based companies. He is an active member of the Illinois Bar and maintains an office in both the firm's Cincinnati and Chicago offices. Brad is also active in civic and internationally focused organizations.

Brad is the editor of the Real Estate Advisor Law blog (www.realestateadvisorlawblog.com), a tool that highlights articles and observations of Ulmer & Berne attorneys on various trends and opportunities affecting the commercial real estate industry, and a frequent speaker on internet and social media issues.


Areas of Practice


  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Corporate and Business
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Development & Leasing
  • Real Estate Finance


Professional Career


Significant Accomplishments

AV Rated - Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
World Services Group (Board of Directors; Vice Chairman; Firm Representative)
World Services Group US Regional Council

Professional Activities and Experience

State of Ohio – Former Licensed Title Insurance Agent

Bar Admission

State of Ohio
State of Illinois
State of Kentucky
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky



Indiana University (B.A., Economics, 1983)
Capital University Law School (J.D., 1986)