Gordon R. Caplan Esq.

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Caplan, Gordon R.

Gordon R. Caplan is a Partner in the Corporate and Financial Services Department, Chairman of the Private Equity Practice and a member of the Executive Committee of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. He specializes in private equity, leveraged buy-outs, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, venture capital and technology related corporate matters. Mr. Caplan has extensive experience representing equity sponsors as well as public and private companies on a spectrum of corporate matters, including private equity financings, public securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, technology transfer agreements, joint ventures and licensing.

Mr. Caplan has been published on the subject of M&A, private equity, private equity regulation, corporate governance and high-technology transactions and has lectured on private equity and technology transactions at Columbia University Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania Law School and Fordham Law School. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Publicolor and is a member of Fordham Law School’s Planning Council.

He received his B.A. from Cornell University and his J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law.

Mr. Caplan is author of Bloomberg BNA Securities Practice Portfolio Series No. 325, Private Equity in the Age of Regulatory Scrutiny.