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Dallas Kaplan

Washington, D.C.
1111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-2541
United States
Phone: +1.202.739.5407
Fax: +1.202.739.3001

Dallas Kaplan is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Mr. Kaplan focuses his practice on a variety of white collar issues, including congressional inquiries, legal reform efforts, and governmental and internal corporate investigations where he often represents multinational clients in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 

Mr. Kaplan has represented a number of large and mid-sized companies before the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and other federal agencies. He has also advised clients on corporate compliance matters and helped them conduct risk-based assessments of their anticorruption compliance programs. Mr. Kaplan has conducted internal investigations and corporate compliance reviews involving clients' operations in China, India, Hong Kong, South Korea, Russia, and Germany.

Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Kaplan was an associate at another international law firm, resident in Washington, D.C. From 2010 to 2011, he served as a law clerk to Judge Frank D. Whitney of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

Mr. Kaplan earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2010. While in law school, he interned in the Commonwealth Attorney's Office in Buckingham County, Virginia, where he tried several misdemeanors and argued motions and conducted a felony jury trial in Circuit Court, securing a conviction in a prisoner assault case. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Kaplan worked as a legislative aide for the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, where he provided legislative analysis to senior committee staff and to Senator Arlen Specter. He earned his B.A. in economics from Davidson College in 2005.

Mr. Kaplan is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Virginia.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, 2010, J.D.
  • Davidson College, 2005, B.A.