Roberta A. Kaplan

Co-Founder at HABIT Advisors LLC

Roberta A. Kaplan

Roberta A. Kaplan

Co-Founder at HABIT Advisors LLC

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Career Highlights

HABIT Advisors LLC
Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP
Time's Up

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1074

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1966 - Cleveland, OH, United States

Age

55

Number of Awards

14

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Partner at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP

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Partner at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP

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Secretary & Director at New York Council of Defense Lawyers

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Former State Vice President at National Organization for Women, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Vice Media LLC

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Former Corporate Counsel, Civil Litigation Department at Pfizer, Inc.

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Vice Chair at Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc.

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Member, Board of Directors at Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc.

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Member, Board of Directors at Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc.

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Roberta A. Kaplan
Co-Founder at HABIT Advisors LLC
Education
JD
Class of 1991

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

AB, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1988

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Attendee
Class of 1984

Founded in 1915, Hawken School is a coeducational private day school of over 1,300 students with campuses in Gates Mills (grades 9 – 12), Lyndhurst (preschool – grade 8), Cleveland’s west side (preschool – grade 8), and an urban extension center in University Circle. With a diverse and unified student body supported by $8.4 million in tuition assistance, the school is profoundly committed to the development of character and intellect.

Memberships
Member
Current

The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New York. NYSBA was founded in 1877 with the stated goal to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession. Its first President was David B. Hill. Among the reforms in the legislation signed into law creating the association was the removal of the restrictions on the admission of women to the practice of law. In 1896, NYSBA proposed the first global means for settling disputes among nations, what is now called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

Member
Current

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member
Current

The New York Women’s Bar Association is a non-profit organization devoted to improving the status of women in society, educating women lawyers and assisting them in professional development and advancement, and promoting the fair and equal administration of justice. The Association accomplishes these goals through the work of its committees, the presentation of continuing legal education programs, and the evaluation of judicial candidates. Through its affiliation with the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (“WBASNY”), the Association also reviews and comments on proposed legislation and policy initiatives at the state, federal and international levels that are of concern to women and children. The NYWBA is celebrating its 80th Anniversary, having been founded in 1934 and incorporated as a bar association in 1935.

Career History
Co-Founder
2019 - Current

HABIT is a unique company to provide bespoke anti-harassment training and compliance programs to help companies, c-suite executives, and board directors reshape workplace culture and create safer, more productive working environments for their employees.

Founder
2017 - Current

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP has quickly emerged as one of the most formidable, elite litigation boutiques in the country, fusing high-stakes litigation with a groundbreaking public interest practice. Clients trust Kaplan Hecker with some of their most pressing challenges, from white collar criminal defense, to complex appellate litigation, to business disputes, and Title VII and Title IX matters.

Lecturer in Law
Current

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

Boards & Committees
Chair, Women's Initiatives Committee
Prior

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a law firm that serve as counsel to companies and investment funds. They have expertise in the areas of bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2015

The New York County Lawyers' Association, also known as the NYCLA, is a bar association located in New York City. The New York County Lawyers' Association was founded in 1908 because the existing bar association excluded some lawyers from membership due to their race, gender, ethnicity or religion. A meeting held in Carnegie Hall in 1907 determined to create a "democratic bar association" and 143 attorneys incorporated the NYCLA a few months later. The association is located at the New York County Lawyers' Association Building in Lower Manhattan.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2016

Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc. is a non-profit organization which provides HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy services. The company was founded by Nathan Fain, Larry Kramer, Larry Mass, Paul Popham, Paul Rapoport, and Edmund White in 1982 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$5,000 - $10K
2015

Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc. is a non-profit organization which provides HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy services. The company was founded by Nathan Fain, Larry Kramer, Larry Mass, Paul Popham, Paul Rapoport, and Edmund White in 1982 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$10K - $15K
2015

Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc. is a non-profit organization which provides HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy services. The company was founded by Nathan Fain, Larry Kramer, Larry Mass, Paul Popham, Paul Rapoport, and Edmund White in 1982 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$500
2018

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$1,000
2016

Representative from Florida's 23rd Congressional District

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CI Capital Partners LLC, Impact Group LLC purchase Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing, Inc.

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Founded in 2016, The Wing is a growing community of women across the country and globe, gathering together to work, connect, and thrive.

Awards & Honors
2019
Super Lawyers Magazine - New York Super Lawyers
Rank #44
2019
Crain's New York Business Magazine - 50 Most Powerful Women in New York
2018
Anti-Defamation League - Human Relations Award
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