Firm Profile

Ropes & Gray LLP

Headquarters

Prudential Tower
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199-3600
United States
(617) 951.7000

Firm Details

Ropes & Gray is a leading national law firm with offices in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Tokyo and Washington D.C.

Built on a foundation of over 145 years of dedication to forging strong client relationships, we represent interests across a broad spectrum of industries in corporate law and litigation matters. In addition, we offer counsel on labor and employment issues, tax and benefits, creditors' rights, and private client services. Our clients range in size from large to small companies and include financial institutions, government agencies, hospitals and health care organizations, colleges and universities, and families and individuals.

About 1,000 lawyers and professionals strive to provide the highest-quality legal advice available. Our firm combines superior talent with a supportive environment where nothing gets in the way of solving our clients' problems.

Client by client, we have built a reputation for high-quality work, a positive outlook, and the highest standards of service and ethics. Year after year, we continue to attract excellent clients, challenging assignments — and outstanding lawyers. All this translates to a team of legal counsel solely focused on providing the best advice possible for our clients without compromise.

Management

David C. Chapin
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Massachusetts in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Massachusetts in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Massachusetts in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Massachusetts in Nonprofit / Charities Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Massachusetts in Privacy and Data Security Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Massachusetts in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Massachusetts in Trusts and Estates with 9 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Boston in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Boston in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Boston in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Boston in Nonprofit / Charities Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Boston in Privacy and Data Security Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Boston in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Boston in Trusts and Estates with 9 lawyers

Awards

  • IFLR's Asia Awards 2013 - Private Equity Team of the Year
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's Pro Bono Honor Roll 2011
  • Law360's Practices of the Year 2012 - Privacy & Data Security, White Collar Crime, and Securities
  • Boston Bar Association's Thurgood Marshall Award
  • Asian Legal Business' Employer of Choice in Hong Kong 2012
  • Chambers USA Awards For Excellence 2012 - Investment Funds
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit's 40 at 50 Judicial Pro Bono Recognition 2013
  • Managing IP's North America Awards 2013 - Strength in Diversity Award
  • Immigration Equality Action Fund 's Safe Haven Award 2013
  • Legal Business' U.S. Law Firm of the Year Award 2013
  • Human Rights Campaign's Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index Best Places to Work 2013
  • Human Rights First's Marvin E. Frankel Award 2012
  • Law360's Pro Bono Firm of the Year 2012
  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Excellence in Pro Bono Award 2013
  • Main Justice's Best FCPA Lawyers Client Service Award 2013
  • India Business Law Journal's Deal of the Year 2012
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Thomas L. Sager Award 2012
  • Asian Legal Business' Japan Law Awards - Debt Market Deal of the Year

Contacts

Mark S. Popofsky
Antitrust
+1 202-508-4624
Mark I. Bane
Bankruptcy & Business Restructuring
+1 212-841-8808
Stephen C. Moeller-Sally
Bankruptcy & Business Restructuring
+1 617-951-7012; +1 212-596-97
Loretta R. Richard
Benefits
+1 617-951-7271
Harvey D. Cotton
Benefits Consulting
+1 617-951-7272
Byung W. Choi
Debt Financing
+1 617-951-7277
Jay J. Kim
Debt Financing
+1 212-497-3626
Craig E. Marcus
Executive Compensation
+1 617-951-7802
Renata Ferrari
Executive Compensation
+1 617-235-4795
Robert Fischler
General Business/ Commercial Litigation
+1 212-841-0444
Robert G. Jones
General Business/ Commercial Litigation
+1 617-951-7564
Colleen A. Conry
Government Enforcement
+1 202-508-4834
Joshua S. Levy
Government Enforcement
+1 617-951-7281
Anne Phillips Ogilby
Health Care
+1 617-951-7472
Timothy M. McCrystal
Health Care
+1 617-951-7278
Laurel FitzPatrick
Hedge Funds
+1 212-497-3610
Leigh R. Fraser
Hedge Funds
+1 617-951-7485
Catherine A. Mondell
Insurance
+1 617-951-7928
Matthew M. Burke
Insurance
+1 617-951-7589
Anita Varma
Intellectual Property Rights Management
+1 617-951-7796
Joseph M. Guiliano
Intellectual Property Rights Management
+1 212-596-9081
Edward G. Black
Intellectual Property Transactions
+1 617-951-7984
Harry Rubin
International
+1 212-596-9105
Rom P. Watson
International
+1 617-951-7672
Bryan Chegwidden
Investment Management
+1 212-497-3636
John M. Loder
Investment Management
+1 617-951-7405
Peter L. Ebb
Labor & Employment
+1 617-951-7457
Gregory H. Levine
Life Sciences
+1 202-508-4831
Marc A. Rubenstein
Life Sciences
+1 617-951-7826
Richard T. McCaulley, Jr.
Litigation - Intellectual Property
+1 312-845-1313
James T. Lidbury
Mergers & Acquisitions
+852 -664-6521
Jane D. Goldstein
Mergers & Acquisitions
+1 617-951-7431, +1 212-596-92
Martin Hall
Private Client
+1 617-951-7211
John B. Ayer
Private Equity Investment Funds
+1 617-951-7937
Raj Marphatia
Private Equity Investment Funds
+1 650-617-4044
Alfred O. Rose
Private Equity Transactions
+1 617-951-7372
Anne P. Ogilby
Public Finance
+1 617-951-7472
David C. Djaha
Real Estate
+1 212-841-0489
Patrick O'Brien
Securities & Public Companies
+1 617-951-7527
Paul M. Kinsella
Securities & Public Companies
+1 617-951-7921
Jane E. Willis
Securities Litigation
+1 617-951-7603
Robert A. Skinner
Securities Litigation
+1 617-951-7560
Dennis M. Coleman
Sports Law
+1 617-951-7361
Christopher M. Leich
Tax
+1 617-951-7279
Edward G. Black
Technology, Media & Telecommunications
+1 617-951-7984
James R. Batchelder
Technology, Media & Telecommunications
+1 650-617-4018
Joel F. Freedman
Venture Capital & Emerging Company
+1 617-951-7309

Firm Practice Areas

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • FDA Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Arbitration - Commercial
  • International Arbitration - Governmental
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Office Locations

China

China

Shanghai, China

Suite 3207, Park Place

1601 Nanjing Road West

Shanghai 200040

China

86 21 6157 5200

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Central, Hong Kong

41st Floor, One Exchange Square

Eight Connaught Place

Central

Hong Kong

852 3664 6488

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Japan

Japan

Tokyo, Japan

JP Tower 30F

2-7-2, Marunouchi

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo 100-7030

Japan

81 3 6259 3500

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South Korea

South Korea

Kangnam-ku

Kangnam-ku

Seoul, Kangnam-ku

11F, Posco Center (West Tower)

892, Daechi 4-dong

Seoul, Kangnam-ku

South Korea

82 2 559 0695

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

60 Ludgate Hill

London EC4M 7AW

United Kingdom

44 20 3201 1500

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United States

United States

California

California

East Palo Alto, CA

1900 University Avenue, Sixth Floor

East Palo Alto, CA 94303-2284

United States

(650) 617.4000

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San Francisco, CA

Three Embarcadero Center

San Francisco, CA 94111-4006

United States

(415) 315.6300

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20006-6807

United States

(202) 508.4600

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Illinois

Illinois

Chicago, IL

191 North Wacker Drive, 32nd Floor

Chicago, IL 60606

United States

(312) 845.1200

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Boston, MA

Prudential Tower

800 Boylston Street

Boston, MA 02199-3600

United States

(617) 951.7000

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New York

New York

New York, NY

1211 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036-8704

United States

(212) 596.9000

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