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Ropes & Gray LLP
- Designation: Boston
- Head Count: 1,006
- Gross Revenues: $997,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $990,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,710,000
- Year Over Year Change: -1
Ropes & Gray is a Boston-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Ropes & Gray has 1006 attorneys and is the 23rd largest firm in the United States. With $997,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 24th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Ropes & Gray ranked as the 30th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, IL, London, MA, NY and RI.
In the News
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2014
Weil, Gotshal & Manges debt capital markets partner Gil Strauss has decamped for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in London, a Debevoise & Plimpton litigation partner joins the U.S. State Department and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2014
Miller Canfield reaps big bucks from the rebranded Thomas M. Cooley Law School; Gibson Dunn's legal bills in New Jersey's Bridgegate scandal break the $6 million mark; a look at what a trio of trade organizations are paying a handful of Am Law 100 firms and the Wikimedia Foundation's simian copyright campaign.
Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : January 15, 2014
Doctors have asked the entire U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to consider their challenge to a Florida law that limits physicians' ability to talk to their patients about firearms.
Andrew Ramonas : Corporate Counsel : January 15, 2014
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and other members of Congress are trying to discourage U.S. businesses from going through with corporate inversions.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2014
Two more Bingham McCutchen partners depart in Washington, D.C., Jones Day loses two in the Midwest, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett hires in New York and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2014
Kirkland & Ellis has hired again in Houston, adding former Baker Botts associate David Castro Jr. as a partner. But while the firm continues to make headlines on the transactional and lateral fronts, it's also dealing with the loss of more than 50 partners since the start of this year, many of whom have left its IP group.
Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : January 12, 2014
More than a decade ago, when corporate inversions came under scrutiny, a group of leading New York tax lawyers—headed by a Paul Weiss partner and including partners from Skadden, Sullivan & Cromwell, and Cravath—took a principled stand and called for urgent action to stop these deals. Twelve years later, a new wave of inversions has sparked controversy and calls for reform. This time the corporate tax bar's lawyers are silent.
Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : January 11, 2014
First Amendment lawyer Thomas Julin, noting that six of the Eleventh's nine active members are Democratic appointees, said there's a good chance the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit would reconsider allowing doctors to ask their patients about gun ownership.
Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : January 08, 2014
The International Legal Technology Association's upcoming conference in Nashville includes many options to help secure your data.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 07, 2014
*Milbank leads Tata Steel's first dollar-denominated bond sale, worth $1.5 billion*Ropes & Gray advises Macquarie fund on investment in New York Stock Exchange-traded JinkoSolar*Malaysia's Sona Petroleum taps Norton Rose Fulbright for oil concession purchase in Gulf of Thailand
Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : January 05, 2014
Troutman Sanders raids Dentons to pick up four commercial bankruptcy and litigation partners; Covington & Burling hires a senior IRS official in D.C.; and DLA Piper snags three attorneys in our latest roundup of lateral moves in The Am Law 200.
Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 04, 2014
State-sponsored France Brevets and its lawyers at McKool Smith won a fight over their preferred U.S. battleground, persuading a judge to keep a patent infringement suit against HTC and LG Electronics in the plaintiffs-friendly Eastern District of Texas.
Recorder Staff : The Recorder : January 01, 2014
This year's list honors women leading major matters, leading within their organizations, and leading the way for other women.
Kierstin Vermeulen : The Am Law Daily : January 31, 2014
The trips and ball games and dinners may not be as extravagant as they once were, but there are worse ways to spend a summer.
Lisa Holton : The National Law Journal : January 28, 2014
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. has come a long way from helping pharmacies and other medical professionals figure out doctors' messy handwriting. Brian Farley heads a department of 40, including 16 attorneys, located in Chicago, Atlanta, Raleigh and India.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2014
Armed with two recent wins, Shay Dvoretzky of Jones Day is going up against the Howrey estate on Tuesday as its trustee tries to claw back profits owed from unfinished matters that former partners took with them when they joined other firms.
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 21, 2014
: New York Law Journal : January 21, 2014
Herbert F. Schwartz, a prominent intellectual property litigator and former partner at Ropes & Gray, died July 15 at his Riverside, Conn., home after a battle with bladder cancer. He was 78.
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 21, 2014
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 16, 2014
A Pennsylvania federal judge has granted final approval of a $130 million settlement in an antitrust suit between independent truck-stop owners on one side and trucker fleet payment card company Comdata Inc. and three national truck-stop chains on the other.
Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 14, 2014
After 14 years of litigation, a billion-dollar patent and trade secrets case against Seagate Technology and Compaq (now Hewlett-Packard) may finally be over.
Vivia Chen : The Careerist : January 10, 2014
Vault's top law firms for summer programs and associate happiness.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2014
The American Lawyer unveils the 36 winners of its second annual Global Legal Awards. Four grand prizewinners—in Global M&A, Global Finance, Global Disputes and Global Citizenship—will be announced at the awards dinner on Sept. 15 at Gotham Hall in New York City.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 09, 2014
Two Am Law 100 lawyers who fell on hard times—Lee Smolen and Matthew Kluger—have recently discussed their trials and tribulations in vastly different venues.
Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 08, 2014
In-house counsel have gotten a lot more savvy about intellectual property, and law firms should not expect IP to be a growing source of revenue.
Maria Zilberman : The Recorder : January 03, 2014
Privately held Paratek, advised by Cooley, took majority control of a publicly traded company with an insomnia drug.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014
One of the parties prematurely and unilaterally decided to use predictive coding, which was a step too far for a court in Nevada.
Mary Ellen Egan : Focus Europe : January 01, 2014
Three years after much-heralded changes to the United Kingdom's Bribery Act took effect, the U.K. government has secured just three convictions under the revised act.
Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014
The agency continues to surprise observers.
Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014
During the past year there have been several U.S. International Trade Commission-related rulings that have prompted IP lawyers to pause and reassess.