Matthew Kaplan

Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

Matthew Kaplan is a corporate partner, Co-Head of the firm’s Capital Markets Group and a member of the firm’s Banking and Private Equity Groups. Mr. Kaplan 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. Mr. Kaplan is ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global (2015) and Chambers USA (2015), which praises his “encyclopedic knowledge of the securities law” and describes him as a “fantastic” and “extremely responsive” advisor, who “cuts to the chase and makes complicated issues clear.” Mr. Kaplan joined Debevoise in 1996 and became a partner in 2005.