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. He 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, consulting arrangements and joint ventures. He has served as a director of a number of public companies and nonprofit organizations.


Harvard University (J.D., 1969)

Columbia University (A.B., cum laude, 1966)

Bar Admissions

1970, New York

Speaking Engagements

Harvard Law School

Class Of Professor Lucian A. Bebchuk, Hedge Fund Succession Planning And Corporate Governance Lecture, 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


Purchasing Recycled Paper

58 American Bar Association Journal 851, August 1972


Kleinberg Kaplan Marks 50th Anniversary as Premier Law Firm for Private Investment Funds

November 1, 2021

Boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan, described as “Wall Street’s best-kept secret,” is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a leading legal adviser to investment funds and entrepreneurs, including many pioneers in the funds industry. Founded by Fred Kleinberg, Myron Kaplan and Norris Wolff in November 1971, with Jim Cohen joining a few months later, Kleinberg Kaplan…