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Daniel S. Kaplan is pleased to announce that he has joined Rachlis, Duff, Adler, Peel & Kaplan, LLC, a firm of experienced commercial litigators and counselors.

We recently received a large monetary judgment for the full amount sought, plus penalties, interest and attorneys’ fees against a company alleged to have tortuously interfered with a contract to purchase a limousine and repair business.

We recently successfully prosecuted an action on behalf of a multi-unit pet services franchisee to enforce the terms of a settlement agreement against a franchisor that was not a party to the settlement agreement.

We recently received summary judgment in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois in favor of Chicago based restaurant operator and franchisor in a lawsuit by a former manager who claimed he was terminated because he refused to work while ill with a flu virus.

Recent Cases

  • We recently received a large monetary judgment for the full amount sought, plus penalties, interest and attorneys’ fees against a company alleged to have tortuously interfered with a contract to purchase a limousine and repair business.

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  • We recently successfully prosecuted an action on behalf of a multi-unit pet services franchisee to enforce the terms of a settlement agreement against a franchisor that was not a party to the settlement agreement.

    Read more...

  • We recently received summary judgment in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois in favor of Chicago based restaurant operator and franchisor in a lawsuit by a former manager who claimed he was terminated because he refused to work while ill with a flu virus.

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News

  • Daniel S. Kaplan has prepared a video and a thesis paper on The Evolutionary Experiences of an Ultramarathon Runner  for his Master’s in Liberal Arts from the University of Chicago. 

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Testimonials

  • “Daniel Kaplan did a fantastic job defending our franchise operations from a lawsuit.”

    – Franchisor Litigation Client

  • “We are extremely grateful for your expert guidance over the past few months and will refer others to you whenever possible.”

    – Franchisee Dispute Resolution Client

  • “Dan is a franchise lawyer with a great practical understanding of business.”

    – Franchisor Client

  • “In my opinion your advice was timely, understandable, and a significant and effective aid to our negotiation of the best agreement available, in addition to being an effective primer for us on the business practices that are followed in franchising.”

    – Franchisee Initial Consultation Client

  • “He is extremely detailed in his research and communications of franchise law issues and their consequences.”

    – Franchisor Client

  • “You have been a great partner of ours for going on 20 years.”

    – Franchisor Client