Lowenstein Sandler welcomes Michael Caplan to firm as chief operating officer

Michael Caplan

Lowenstein Sandler on Monday announced that Michael Caplan has joined the firm as chief operating officer and will be working out of its Roseland office.

Caplan comes to the New York-based firm, which has a heavy presence in New Jersey, with over 25 years of experience in accounting, financial, investment and consulting and 15 years of corporate legal experience. He previously served as the COO at global law firm Goodwin Proctor as well as the global chief operating officer of Marsh & McLennan Cos.’ Corporate Legal, Risk and Compliance departments and global director of operations for Goldman Sachs’ Legal Department. He has regularly worked with clients and general counsels on managing data analytics, technology project implementation, law firm relationship management and financial management, consistently seeking improved efficiency and effectiveness through intelligent cost reduction, program management, compliance and risk mitigation.

Caplan will work closely with firm leadership to provide executive oversight of the firm’s business, financial and administrative operations, with a particular focus on building strategic partnerships and leveraging technology solutions to drive optimal return on investment.

“Mike has a superlative record in leading organizations toward realizing their fullest potential,” Lowenstein Sandler Chair and Managing Partner Gary Wingens said. “He knows how to develop and manage the latest technology, including AI, in ways that maximize efficiency and effectiveness, while maintaining the core value of relationship building. We are confident that Mike will play an integral role in accelerating Lowenstein’s consistent upward trajectory.”

“Over the last decade, I have been impressed by Lowenstein’s growth, entrepreneurial spirit and strategic approach to applying the latest innovations in data and technology to the legal marketplace,” Caplan said. “I look forward to being a part of this dynamic firm and helping it build upon its past successes.”