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Experienced South Florida White Collar Lawyer Robin Ellen Kaplan joins McDonald Hopkins

MIAMI, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robin Ellen Kaplan has joined McDonald Hopkins LLC as senior counsel in the business advisory and advocacy law firm's national White Collar and Government Compliance Practice Group. She is based in Miami and will work in the firm's Miami and West Palm Beach offices. Kaplan was formerly an attorney at Markus & Markus, a trial and appellate boutique firm.

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Kaplan has an extensive background in complex criminal and regulatory defense litigation involving white collar and antitrust matters, in state and federal courts in Florida and around the country. At McDonald Hopkins, she will be joining an experienced and growing team that includes former federal and state prosecutors who have spent decades practicing in the white collar area. "Robin is an extremely talented criminal defense attorney with impeccable credentials. Her wide-ranging criminal defense skills will be a uniquely valuable asset as we further expand our presence in South Florida and nationally," said Bruce E. Reinhart, co-chair of McDonald Hopkins' White Collar and Government Compliance Practice Group. Reinhart is a nationally recognized trial attorney and distinguished former federal prosecutor.

Raquel Rodriguez, managing member of the firm's Miami office, added "Robin's decision to come to our firm has grown our capabilities in Miami greatly, a city where some of the most important white collar cases in the country are often filed."

Kaplan has acted as lead trial lawyer in a variety of trials, most recently successfully obtaining an acquittal for an attorney in a complex mortgage fraud case in the Southern District of Florida. In addition, she co-tried a groundbreaking case in which the defense secured an acquittal of all 141 counts against a medical doctor.

"Robin is an aggressive, experienced litigator who fights for her clients' best interest," said Jeffrey A. Neiman, a partner at Marcus, Neiman & Rashbaum. "She is practical in her approach and is professionally well regarded."

Kaplan's cases have involved complex tax, antitrust, wire fraud, mail fraud, RICO, money laundering, Sarbanes-Oxley, drug trafficking, bank fraud, healthcare fraud; as well as alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, FDA regulations, and the Arms Export Controls Act.

South Florida Legal Guide named Kaplan a "Top Lawyer" this year and a "Top Up & Comer" from 2009 to 2013. Kaplan is chair of the National Women's White Collar Defense Group of South Florida and is a member of the Federal Bar Association's South Florida Chapter, where she serves on the board and is chair of the women's committee.

Kaplan earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami where she was an editor for the International and Comparative Law Review, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Florida State University.

Robin Kaplan can be reached at 305.704.3979 or [email protected]

About McDonald Hopkins
McDonald Hopkins has 20 attorneys in South Florida. Raquel (Rocky) Rodriguez is managing member of the firm's Miami office, which opened in 2011. The more than 80-year-old firm opened its West Palm Beach office in 2004. John T. Metzger, who leads McDonald Hopkins' West Palm Beach office, is chair of the Real Estate Practice and serves on the firm's Executive Committee.

McDonald Hopkins has offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach, as well as a subsidiary, McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, which is based in Washington, D.C. and led by former Congressman Steven LaTourette. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies is not a law firm and does not provide legal services.

For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit mcdonaldhopkins.com.

CONTACT:
Deborah W. Kelm
McDonald Hopkins LLC
600 Superior Avenue, East, Suite 2100
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Phone: 216.348.5733
Email: [email protected]

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