Robert Kaplan and Jonathan Tuttle Named to Securities Docket’s “Enforcement 40”

31 October 2017

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partners Robert B. Kaplan and Jonathan R. Tuttle have been recognized as two of the “best and brightest securities enforcement defense lawyers” by Securities Docket, the Global Securities Litigation and Enforcement Report.

The “Enforcement 40” list is compiled by Securities Docket as the publication looks to answer the question, “Who would you hire if you, your company or a family member was faced with an important SEC enforcement matter?” The list is developed after considering nominations, input from numerous senior global securities litigation lawyers and considerable research.

Mr. Kaplan is a litigation partner based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office whose practice focuses on a broad range of securities-related enforcement and compliance issues. Prior to joining Debevoise, Mr. Kaplan was Co-Chief of the Asset Management Unit of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement.

Mr. Tuttle is a litigation partner based in the firm’s Washington D.C. office whose practice focuses on enforcement investigations and proceedings, as well as securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits, internal corporate investigations and a variety of other securities and finance-related litigation and regulatory matters. He has significant experience investigating accounting issues and advising companies, boards and audit committees with respect to the many complicated issues that can arise in such investigations.

Securities enforcement defense has long been a core component of Debevoise’s litigation practice. The securities enforcement defense partners work seamlessly with the firm’s highly rated domestic and international white collar and securities litigation practices, ensuring that regardless of how a securities matter develops, the clients’ interests are handled strategically and skillfully.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.