Biography: Dean has almost two decades of litigation and transactional experience representing some of Chicago’s most prominent real estate firms; including Cushman and Wakefield, Centerpoint, PGRT, The John Buck Company and Sterling Bay. Dean has represented banks and investors in foreclosure matters and transactional work such as loan documentation and note sales. His experience and knowledge has made him an Illinois Super Lawyer which distinguishes him from other attorneys. His hard work and dedication to his clients and his firm has allowed the firm to grow significantly and has resulted in a very dedicated group of attorneys and staff at Kaplan, Papadakis & Gournis, P.C.
Practice Areas: Civil litigation, banking law and commercial real estate transactions
Education: University of Illinois (B.A., 1991); Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., 1994); Visiting Student, University of Illinois College of Law (1993-94); Member, University of Illinois Law Review (1993-94)
State Admissions: Illinois (1994)
Federal Admissions: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Professional Affiliations: Chicago Bar Association