March 25, 2009

Neil A. Kaplan

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Bar Admissions

Utah (1983)
District of Columbia (1974)

Neil A. Kaplan
Shareholder and Director

Mr. Kaplan is co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Practice Group. His practice focuses on white collar crime investigations and trials, internal corporate investigations, criminal tax, securities, environmental, defense procurement, and related civil and administrative proceedings.


  • Juris Doctor, Georgetown University Law Center (1973), Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal (1970–73)
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University (1969)

Prior Experience

  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office (D.C.), (1974–78)
  • Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Fraud Section (1979–81)

Faculty Positions

  • Adjunct Professor, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University (1990–98)
  • Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center (1981–82)
  • Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy


  • Precluding Use of a Co-defendant’s Civil Deposition in a Joint Criminal Trial, Complex Crimes Journal (ABA) (1991)
  • The Convictions that Weren’t: McNally’s Bombshell, Criminal Justice (ABA) (Winter 1988)
  • Parallel Grand Jury and Administrative Agency Investigations, ABA Press (1981)

Awards and Honors

  • Mountain States Super Lawyers; Criminal Defense: White Collar, Business Litigation (2008–12)
  • Utah Business Magazine Legal Elite, Criminal Law
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

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