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MYRON KAPLAN

PARTNER

ADDRESS

551 Fifth Avenue, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10176

DIRECT DIAL

212.880.9830

EMAIL

mkaplan@kkwc.com

Myron Kaplan, a founding member of the firm, has extensive experience representing hedge funds as outside general counsel and special counsel. He is involved in the formation, operation, and continuity of these funds and advises funds and their managers on structural and organizational matters and continuity planning as well as ongoing regulatory, governance and compliance issues. Myron has experience in all aspects of executive compensation, including the design and implementation of compensation plans and negotiating executive employment contracts. Myron also counsels clients regarding partnership formation as well as partnership dissolution. Myron represents companies in a broad spectrum of industries and works on financings, mergers and acquisitions, governance issues, distribution and license agreements and joint ventures. He has served as a director of a number of public companies and nonprofit organizations. Myron was named a New York Super Lawyer in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, and in the 2009 Corporate Counsel national edition of Super Lawyers as one of the top attorneys in corporate and securities law.

EDUCATION

Harvard University (J.D., 1969)
Columbia University (A.B., cum laude, 1966)

BAR ADMISSION

1970, New York

PUBLIC COMPANY BOARDS OF DIRECTORS

Kitty Hawk, Inc., Chairman, Compensation Committee, 2002 & 2007
SAir Group Finance (USA) Inc., 2002-2003
TransWorld Airlines, Inc., 1993-2002, Executive Committee, 1996-1999, Chairman, Compensation Committee, 1996-1999

LECTURER

Harvard Law School, Hedge Fund Succession Planning and Corporate Governance Lecture, Class of Professor Lucian A. Bebchuk, January 2012

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Leadership Conference, Prime Services 2nd Annual Global CFO/COO Summit, March 2010

Hedge Fund Compensation Practices Conference, hosted by UBS, June 2009

Goldman Sachs Allocators/Managed Account Seminar, January 2008

UBS Prime Brokerage CFO/COO Conference, October 2007

Managed Account Reports, Inc., Conference on Alternative Investments, 1995

Institute for International Research Conference on Financial Products, 1995

Hedge Fund Services Seminar, 1994

PUBLICATIONS

"Purchasing Recycled Paper," 58 American Bar Association Journal 851, August 1972

MEMBER

American Bar Association (Antitrust Law Section; International Law Section)
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