Myron Marlin is a former practicing attorney, who has served as the chief spokesman for the U.S Department of Justice and the communications director for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He currently is a Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting where he provides counsel to clients involved in a crisis, facing high-stakes litigation or engaged in a merger or acquisition.
Prior to FTI Consulting, Mr. Marlin served for nearly five years at the SEC where he coordinated communications strategy on a range of significant issues, including major rulemaking stemming from the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act. At the Justice Department, Mr. Marlin provided communications counsel to Attorney General Janet Reno on such high-profile matters as the Elian Gonzalez affair; the lawsuit against Microsoft and the tobacco industry; the Millennium crisis; the independent counsel appointments; and, the U.S. Navy’s reacquisition of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Upon his departure, Attorney General Reno awarded him the Edmond J. Randolph Award for Outstanding Service. Before his career in Washington, D.C., Mr. Marlin was an associate at the New York law firm, Tenzer Greenblatt Fallon & Kaplan, focusing on bankruptcy and financial litigation.
Mr. Marlin holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and political science from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. He has served as a graduate-level adjunct professor on crisis communications at Johns Hopkins University.