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Montieth & Company Names Attorney as Advisor to Litigation Practice

by M&Co. Staff

New York/London, December 7, 2016—Montieth & Company, a specialist communications consultancy, announced today the addition of attorney Paul M. Kaplan as a Senior Advisor to the growing firm. The addition of a new litigation advisor to the firm’s advisory board, comes as part of Montieth & Company’s continued expansion, including the opening of a new office in London, a corporate rebranding, and the launch of a new website.

“Paul’s experience and insights will be invaluable to our growing global client base,” said Montieth M. Illingworth, CEO and Global Managing Partner. “He understands the challenges global organizations are facing today, particularly on antitrust and other white-collar matters, criminal and civil, and is a trusted counselor to multi-national businesses, individuals, and a wide variety of organizations.”

Paul M. Kaplan, Of Counsel at Locke Lord LLP, has over 30 years of experience with major law firms and corporations in the United States and Europe. His law practice includes business litigation and dispute resolution, antitrust litigation and counseling, class actions, and white-collar defense and criminal investigations. Locke Lord LLP is an international law firm with over 800 lawyers in 23 cities worldwide.

Paul represents domestic and foreign financial institutions and corporations and their directors and officers in federal and state litigation and regulatory matters and has advised them on the antitrust aspects of mergers and acquisitions, as well as a broad range of industries on general antitrust matters. His previous roles include vice president at Citibank, NA (Citigroup) in the General Counsel’s Office and at J.P. Morgan Chase (Chemical Bank), where he was group counsel in the bank’s Middle Market/Financial Services Group. From 1991 to 2011, Paul was an Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School.

“I’m excited to have the opportunity to join Montieth & Company and make a contribution to a firm well-known for helping an organization prevail in litigation, protect their brand and their corporate reputation,” said Paul M. Kaplan.

Montieth & Company’s Senior Advisors are distinguished executives, accomplished in their careers, and represent leaders from the financial services, legal, management consulting, and social media sectors. They assist on client matters, provide guidance on the strategic direction of the firm, and advise across all practice areas.

Montieth & Company specialist capabilities include one of the world’s leading issues and crisis management practices. The firm’s litigation communications work has included some of the most high-profile matters in the news headlines, from representing investors in the Madoff fraud case, to participating on legal teams that defended individual executives being prosecuted by the Department of Justice for insider trading, and numerous civil and criminal cases, domestically and internationally.

“Paul’s experience and insights will be invaluable to our growing global client base,” said Montieth M. Illingworth, President. “He understands the challenges global organizations are facing today…

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