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- Designation: Boston
- Head Count: 1,041
- Gross Revenues: $1,115,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,070,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,930,000
- Year Over Year Change: 2
Ropes & Gray is a Boston-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Ropes & Gray has 1041 attorneys and is the 21st largest firm in the United States. With $1,115,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 22nd on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Ropes & Gray ranked as the 28th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, IL, MA, NY and RI.
In the News
: New York Law Journal : November 24, 2015
The extent of political corruption among Albany's fallen political leaders is playing out in court as juries hear evidence of an alleged pay-to-play scam involving former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son and accusations that former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver used his position to extort money and win undeserved referral fees from two law firms.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 23, 2015
The general counsel of a major real estate developer testified at the political corruption trial of former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, a powerful legislator from Nassau County, that he felt he had to channel more money to the senator's son, Adam, or a contract with Nassau County would not be approved.
Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : November 20, 2015
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he will rely on "two first-rate legal minds," Jason Brown and Janet Sabel, to replace a single aide who left the agency in September.
David Hechler : Corporate Counsel : November 20, 2015
A Boston law firm offers its clients the opportunity to moot arguments prepared for federal and state courts.
C. Ryan Barber : Legal Times : November 20, 2015
The Harvard University police are investigating as a hate crime the placement of black tape over the portraits of some African American faculty at Harvard Law School. The Massachusetts attorney general will propose regulations for the fantasy sports industry. And a case concerning law school debt reaches the U.S. Supreme Court. This is a daily roundup from ALM and other publications.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : November 19, 2015
Five years after a nasty takeover battle, industrial gas distribution giant Airgas and its lawyers from Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz present another acquisition to shareholders.
Vivia Chen : The Careerist : November 19, 2015
Good news about women (for a change).
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : November 19, 2015
The first witness in the political corruption trial of former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos testified Wednesday that the politician's son, Adam Skelos, had made threats when confronted about his chronic absences from a job that he allegedly received through the intercession of his father.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : November 18, 2015
Former New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos used the power of his office to line the pockets of his son by extorting payments from companies that needed legislative help, a prosecutor told a federal jury Tuesday, while Skelos' attorney said jurors would hear about "a concerned, involved father, not a criminal co-conspirator."
: New York Law Journal : November 17, 2015
Dozens of potential jurors were vetted Monday in the public corruption trial of former New York State Senate Majority leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam Skelos.
: New York Law Journal : November 17, 2015
Six firms announce new hires, and Kenyon & Kenyon partner John Kenny has been named an administrative patent judge at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
: The National Law Journal : November 16, 2015
New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : November 16, 2015
The extent of political corruption among Albany's fallen political leaders will play out in another Lower Manhattan courtroom Monday as prosecutors and defense lawyers pick a jury in the trial of former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : November 11, 2015
As the company prepared to split in two, Rose led what may be history's largest division of corporate IP.
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : November 09, 2015
A federal district judge in California has dismissed a suit that accused a private company of interfering with the judge assignment process in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
: The National Law Journal : November 09, 2015
Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.
: The Recorder : November 06, 2015
New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.
: The American Lawyer : November 02, 2015
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 29, 2015
A tie-up of big pharmacy chains came with a healthy price tag, as the proposed $17.2 billion union between the Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid yielded roles for a handful of Am Law 100 firms.
Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : October 28, 2015
The firm, like a small number of others, was audited to ensure it complies with the global standard that demonstrates its security level on stored data.
: The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015
Lateral moves in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 23, 2015
Simpson Thacher and Davis Polk divvy up fees from the largest IPO of 2015; a look at the nation's top legal lobbying shops; and other billables of note from throughout the Am Law 200 universe.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 22, 2015
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : October 21, 2015
Conventional wisdom has it that the fourth quarter is slow for lateral moves—partners are supposed to hunker down and wait for the end of the year. But in the past week, we at the Lit Daily have been struck by a number of notable lateral moves. Here's a look at the most interesting among them, and what they tell us about the market.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 20, 2015
Six months after a firmwide cull, Wiley Rein is hiring again; Covington & Burling brings back a partner from GE; Day Pitney expands into Florida; Ropes & Gray raids Fried Frank; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The National Law Journal : October 19, 2015
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 19, 2015
After recruiting David Hennes and Gregg Weiner from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Ropes & Gray asserts that it now ranks among the 20 largest law firms in the Big Apple.
: New York Law Journal : October 16, 2015
Seven firms have added attorneys, while Kirkland & Ellis has announced promotions.
Susan Hansen : New York Law Journal : October 14, 2015
In early 2012, when Ropes & Gray partner William Sussman agreed to help the Legal Aid Society on a landmark class action on behalf of inmates brutalized by guards at Rikers Island, he knew he and his firm had a tremendous amount of work ahead.
: New York Law Journal : October 14, 2015
Beyond the drive to be the best in their areas of expertise, our honorees share another trait: They have built their careers on the belief that being a lawyer is a privilege and giving back is the right thing to do.