Robert B. Kaplan is the Co-Chief of the Asset Management Unit of the SEC's Division of Enforcement. Prior to his appointment to the AMU in January 2010, Robert served for six years as an Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement. From 1998-2004, he served as an Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel for the Division, where he litigated SEC enforcement actions in District Court and administrative proceedings. From 1995 to 1998, Robert spent three years as a staff attorney in the Division of Enforcement. Prior to joining the Commission, he worked in private practice for a law firm in New York City. Robert received his law degree from the New York University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Columbia College, Columbia University.