The George Washington University, 1977, B.A., L’Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France, 1972 - 1973
Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1980, J.D., Lead Articles Editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review
Prior to joining Kaplan Saunders Valente & Beninati, LLP in January, 2001, Fred practiced in Chicago and New York for more than twenty years with Seyfarth Shaw where he was a partner for many years. Fred's practice focuses on commercial real estate development, finance, leasing, transactional and land use work and he is also a recognized expert on the public accommodation and real estate provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Fred has represented nearly 200 clients, including many Fortune 500 companies, on a wide range of ADA issues, including, most recently, on the applicability of the ADA to the Internet. Fred has authored many articles and is a frequent speaker on a variety of ADA and real estate topics. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Retail Law Strategist and has acted as the lead instructor for BOMA/Chicago's Law and Risk Management course. Fred has been selected multiple times pursuant to an attorney peer review process as an Illinois Super Lawyer (Real Estate) and as a Leading Lawyer (Commercial Real Estate and Land Use/Zoning/Condemnation).