Best Law Firms Rankings

Ropes & Gray LLP

32 National Rankings & 67 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Litigation - Patent

Ropes & Gray's response time was timely and sufficient to provide the responses required for each specific stage of negotiations. Their quality of material and presentation was also good and adequate.

Yuji Yamamura LINE Corporation

Patent Law

The responses from Ropes & Grey were fast and they did the inquiry part nearly free of charge in order to develop a long-term relationship with the client. We have decided to use their services for further deeper analysis and are still using their services.

Yuji Yamamura LINE Corporation

Real Estate Law

My firm uses Ropes & Gray for all aspects of real estate related law services (acquisitions, joint venture documentation, loan documentations, etc.).

FDA Law

Ropes & Gray is a valuable part of our legal and regulatory compliance programs. Our Ropes & Gray account representative is responsive and provides expert advice in a cost-effective manner.

Mutual Funds Law

I have worked with Paulita Pike, lead attorney from Ropes & Gray, for over 10 years. She is the most knowledgeable 40 Act attorney in the country.

Corporate Law

I have worked with Ropes & Gray on public company Securities matters, SEC compliance, Board of Directors Governance matters, and other corporate matters. The corporate team was responsive and really took the time to understand our business-- so much so that they became a virtual extension of the in-house team as much as outside counsel. Their expertise was critical to spot and quickly resolve what could have otherwise been a significant issue.

Patent Law

Ropes & Gray provided outstanding support handling a highly complex hostile patent assertion and licensing situation, quickly and positively resolving a situation that had been dogging the company for more than a year before they came in to help. They also have more expertise in European patent matters than any other large law firm in the U.S. that I know about and have been instrumental in guiding the development of a global IP strategy.

Privacy and Data Security Law

Ropes & Gray is very professional.

Catherine Ross Aldo Group Inc.

Biotechnology Law

The lawyers at Ropes & Gray (Kellie Combs, Peter Brody, Paul Rubin) have a great understanding of the biopharmaceutical business and are highly responsive. They consistently provide business-focused, pragmatic and solutions-oriented counseling. I am impressed by the insights, diligence and thoughtful counseling from the Ropes & Gray team. I would highly recommend this team to my peers.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Ropes & Gray is the preeminent Private Equity firm in both Fund Formation and Transactions. The breadth of its practice is breathtaking.

David B. Charnin Strategic Value Partners, LLC

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

The Ropes & Gray team is outstanding in all respects.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

We continue to use Ropes & Gray both in NY and Boston as our primary law firm. We have engaged numerous areas of the firm, including but not limited to Hedge Funds, Non-Profit, and Tax. At all levels, they provide excellent advice and, although expensive (as are all major law firms), provide cost-effective advice by virtue of their efficiency. We are delighted with our long standing relationship with Ropes & Gray.

Michael Satine Archegos Capital Management LLC

Real Estate Law

I have worked with lawyers in the Boston, NY and London offices of Ropes & Gray. The expertise and service are very good. The legal costs continue to be very high. I would provide a particular note of thanks to Rich Gordet for all of his hard work for us over the years.

Epstein Michael Harvard Management Company, Inc.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Morri Weinberg and his team at Ropes & Gray is world class in every way. We have used them for two direct secondary transactions, which were extraordinarily complex, as well as traditional fund formation work. They are terrific!

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Ropes & Gray is a strong team with experienced partners and a deep bench.

Health Care Law

Ropes & Gray is our go-to firm for complex health care regulatory and transactional advice. They have broad national and local perspective. They are creative in their approach to solving potential obstacles.

Mutual Funds Law

We have been working with Ropes & Gray for over a decade, and we have developed, what I consider, a true partnership in the way that we work together. They have a deep understanding of our business and importantly our culture; this leads to better tailored advice and adds real value. The lawyers in the Investment Management team have a great in-depth knowledge of the law and a wealth of experience in applying it to the real world.

Gareth Griffiths Baillie Gifford & Co.

Mutual Funds Law

The two partners from Ropes & Gray on our account have incredible expertise on the various complex issues we've faced over the years and this extends deep into the firm when we tap subject matter expert partners on topics such as deferred compensation plans, tax treatment of fund mergers, etc. Their communication skills are absolutely world class and the responsiveness is good.

Mike Higgins Putnam Investments, LLC

Real Estate Law

I would like to give special acknowledgement for Ropes & Gray attorneys Marc Lazar, Bryan MacDonald, Jeff Katz, Peter Scherer, Effie George, and Sally Davis.

Modi Sharmil The Baupost Group, L.L.C.

Litigation - Antitrust

Mark Popofsky at Ropes & Gray is an outstanding antitrust lawyer; highly sophisticated understanding of the law, and good judgment about practicalities. He is very highly recommended.

Susan Creighton Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Privacy and Data Security Law

I received top-notch legal representation from the team at Ropes & Gray, led by Doug Meal. They provide hard work, dedication and unmatched intellect resulting in great outcomes. They are a go-to team and firm.

Jeff Kauffman Affinion

Biotechnology Law

Greg Levine in Ropes & Gray DC office has been an invaluable adviser to me over several years. He has the ability to navigate complex science as well as overlapping regulatory and healthcare law regimes to provide practical, actionable guidance.

Shane Ward Versartis, Inc.

FDA Law

Ropes & Gray has provided exceptional knowledge, guidance, and advice. The professionals I have worked with have great knowledge. Additionally, they can be counted upon to be extremely responsive. Further, the firm is willing to work with clients on understanding what the needs are and how to meet those needs in a time and cost-efficient manner. They have strong expertise, are excellent in responsiveness, understanding, and civility, and have good cost-effectiveness. I would recommend them.

Mutual Funds Law

Ropes & Gray and its lawyers understand our business and always try to offer practical solutions to meet our needs. I'm very happy with the service over a period of many years.

Russell Kane Natixis

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

We use Marc Biamonte of Ropes & Gray as the lead partner on our fund raising. Marc has provided excellent counsel as to the LP agreement and also organizing the Ropes & Gray resources for jurisdictions outside of the US.

Litigation - Patent

Ropes & Gray and its patent lawyers are the gold standard in complex patent litigation.

Patent Law

Ropes & Gray is highly experienced, results oriented, and client focused.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Ropes & Gray highly experienced, results oriented, and client focused.

Real Estate Law

The Ropes & Gray team always goes above and beyond our needs and requests. We value their firm, team, and expertise which is critical for our business.

Litigation - Patent

Leslie of Ropes & Gray was wonderful and efficient in handling a matter for us.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Ropes & Gray has an excellent team that has deep experience. They are also responsive.

Biotechnology Law

I rely on Ropes & Gray to provide high quality advice across a wide variety of projects, from complex strategic transactions to international regulatory matters. The firm's attorneys are terrific collaborators and uniformly provide excellent counsel within tight timelines, supporting us as we create innovative new structures to drive biomedical research forward. We face many novel issues in our work and Ropes attorneys are highly skilled at the art of applying their expertise to new situations.

Liisa Nogelo The Broad Institute

Privacy and Data Security Law

The privacy and data security expertise of the Ropes & Gray team is unmatched. They have a keen understanding of legal issues, but are also both capable of and willing to dive into the complex technology issues associated with such matters.