Marc S. Koplik, Managing Partner
Mr. Koplik attended Brown University, where he was a Dean's Scholar, College Scholar, and Francis Wayland Scholar. He graduated from Yale Law School, where he was an Editor of the Yale Law Journal and the Yale Journal of Law and Social Policy.
Mr. Koplik started his legal career at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and then at Debevoise & Plimpton, where he worked on financial and general corporate matters for large corporations. He now works on domestic and international transactions with smaller companies and individuals. Over the past three decades, Mr. Koplik has represented clients from every corner of the globe, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, California, Massachusetts, Kentucky Tennessee, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, Israel, China, India, Brazil, St. Vincent's and the Grenadines, Tobago, and Malta.
Mr. Koplik is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Laidlaw Holdings Ltd., which owns subsidiaries engaged in brokerage, investment banking, asset management, venture capital, and private equity. He is legal advisor to Enclave Financial Group, which owns and is establishing a financial services business. Recently Mr. Koplik served as a manager and lawyer for special purpose vehicles that are active in the secondary market for pre-IPO equity. He served as General Counsel of Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. and as the chief operating officer and chief compliance officer of an SEC registered investment adviser. He advises hedge funds, both domestic and offshore. He is a director of a merchant banking company focused on the “BRIC” emerging countries. Mr. Koplik has been selected to serve as an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Primarily in the New York City office, Mr. Koplik also practices from the upstate office in the Capital Region.