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Matthew E Kaplan

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Matthew Kaplan is the firm’s Chief Financial Officer and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He was Deputy Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department from 2017-2018 and is the Co-Head of the firm’s Capital Markets Group.

He regularly represents issuers, private equity firms, and underwriters in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, and he also counsels public and private companies on disclosure, corporate governance, finance and general corporate matters.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Kaplan is currently the Vice-Chair of the Securities Law Opinions subcommittee of the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee (FRSCM) of the American Bar Association and a member of the FRSCM and the FRSCM Disclosure Effectiveness Working Group. Mr. Kaplan has also served as a member of several committees of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Business Law Section, including the Executive Committee, the Insurance Law Committee and the Securities Regulation Committee. From 2010 to 2011, he was Chairman of the Insurance Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the NYSBA, and from 2010 to 2012 he was a member of the Financial Reporting Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.