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Myron Marlin

Myron Marlin

  • Senior Managing Director
  • Strategic Communications
  • T: +1 202 346 8830
  • M: +1 202 302 5832
  • F: +1 202 312 9101
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    • Washington, DC, 20004
    • United States
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    • F: +1 202 312 9101

Myron Marlin is a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting, and is based in Washington, D.C. He also is part of the segment’s Financial Communications and Public Affairs practices.

Mr. Marlin brings to FTI Consulting more than 20 years of communications experience handling crisis and issues management; financial transactions; government and regulatory affairs; high-stakes litigation; and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He also has significant experience working across the commercial, financial and public sectors.

Prior to FTI Consulting, Mr. Marlin served for nearly five years as director of communications at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), under chairs, Mary Jo White, Elisse B. Walter and Mary L. Schapiro. While there, he coordinated communications strategy on a range of significant issues, including the agency’s landmark policy of seeking admissions in certain enforcement cases, and major rulemaking stemming from the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act. He also served as a key communications adviser to the SEC chair, and counseled senior officials through congressional testimony, media interviews and other speaking engagements.

Previously, he was a senior vice president at APCO Worldwide, handling crisis, litigation and M&A communications across a host of industries in the corporate and non-profit sectors. Before that, Mr. Marlin served as chief spokesman and director of public affairs at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), where he led the media operations for the DOJ, and oversaw the communications efforts of the various law-enforcement components — including the Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Immigration and Naturalization Service.

During his tenure, Mr. Marlin provided communications counsel to the U.S. attorney general on such high-profile matters as the Elian Gonzalez case; the lawsuit against the tobacco industry; the Millennium crisis, the Microsoft litigation; the independent counsel appointments and the U.S. Navy’s reacquisition of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Upon his departure, then-U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno awarded him the prestigious 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, Ann Arbor; and a law degree from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. He also serves on the Dean's Advisory Council at his law school alma mater, and was a graduate-level adjunct professor on crisis communications at Johns Hopkins University.

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