Caplin & Drysdale Appoints Third Female President Ann McMillan
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 1, 2021: Caplin & Drysdale is proud to announce that Ann McMillan has been named President of the Firm effective November 18, 2021. “Throughout her years at the Firm, Ann has been a thoughtful and wise leader who is dedicated to the betterment and success of the Firm," marked her predecessor, Douglas Varley. “We are thrilled to have Ann take over the reins and guide the Firm into a new era.” Mr. Varley will continue to be an active member of the Firm’s Board of Directors and the head of the Firm’s Exempt Organizations Group
Ms. McMillan, a Member of the Firm’s Bankruptcy Group and long-time member of the Firm’s Board of Directors, said “I’m honored to have this opportunity and the privilege to work alongside our talented lawyers and support staff to implement strategic initiatives that will enhance the Firm’s core values of community, diversity, collegiality, and exceptional client service.”
Ms. McMillan joined Caplin & Drysdale in 1991 after serving as Corporate Counsel for a California corporation. She works with Caplin & Drysdale's Bankruptcy Group representing claimants' committees in mass tort bankruptcies. Ms. McMillan also advises approximately 30 trust advisory committees for the trusts that are formed at the conclusion of the bankruptcies. Additionally, she counsels both for-profit and nonprofit entities on corporate governance issues and contractual matters.