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Aug 17, 2015, 12:56 ET
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Ropes & Gray Bolsters Privacy & Data Security Practice with Addition of Highly Regarded Partners in London and Boston

 Global law firm Ropes & Gray today announced that Heather Egan Sussman and Rohan Massey have joined the firm as partners, bringing their...

Aug 13, 2015, 12:30 ET
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Ropes & Gray Receives Prestigious Recognition for Asian Pacific American Diversity

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) has named Ropes & Gray the winner of its Law Firm Diversity Award for 2015. The...

Aug 12, 2015, 14:21 ET
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Ropes & Gray Establishes Diversity Scholarship in Memory of Roscoe Trimmier Jr.

 Ropes & Gray today announced the creation of the Ropes & Gray Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship in honor of Mr. Trimmier, who...

Jul 21, 2015, 13:23 ET
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2016 Vault Guide Ranks Ropes & Gray in Top Five for Overall Diversity for Seventh Consecutive Year

For the seventh year in a row, Ropes & Gray was ranked in the top five U.S. law firms for overall diversity in the 2016 Vault guide released...

Jun 01, 2015, 13:30 ET
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Robert E. Rice, Former Chief Counsel to SEC Chair, Joins Ropes & Gray in New York

Robert E. Rice, a veteran regulatory enforcement lawyer and former federal prosecutor who most recently served as Chief Counsel to U.S. Securities...

May 20, 2015, 12:31 ET
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Ropes & Gray Wins Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Health Care

 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business named Ropes & Gray the winner of the Award for Excellence, honoring it as the firm of...

Feb 23, 2015, 13:02 ET

Ropes & Gray Bolsters Health Care Privacy and Data Security Capabilities on the West Coast with Addition of Counsel Ira Parghi

Ropes & Gray announced today that Ira Parghi has joined the firm's health care practice group as counsel in the San Francisco office. Ms....

Feb 03, 2015, 17:10 ET

DOJ Prosecutor Ryan Rohlfsen Joins Ropes & Gray as a Partner in Chicago

 Ropes & Gray LLP announced today that Ryan Rohlfsen, senior trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division, Fraud...

Nov 17, 2014, 11:11 ET

Hyo Young Kang Joins Ropes & Gray in Seoul as a Corporate Partner

 Ropes & Gray LLP, the first international firm to open an office in Korea, announced today that Hyo Young Kang has joined its corporate...

Oct 16, 2014, 17:24 ET

Ropes & Gray Litigation Team Files Federal Lawsuit Against Backpage.com's Online Child Sex Trade

 Ropes & Gray today announced the filing of a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts against Backpage.com, a...

Sep 15, 2014, 13:00 ET

Veteran Federal Prosecutor Patrick S. Sinclair to Join Ropes & Gray's Government Enforcement Practice in Hong Kong

 Patrick S. Sinclair, a veteran federal prosecutor who played a key role in the Eastern District of New York's high-profile business...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:30 ET

Jonathan Klarfeld, Deputy Assistant Director for the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition, Joins Ropes & Gray in Washington, D.C.

Jonathan S. Klarfeld, a veteran antitrust enforcer who led many significant investigations and challenges over the past 13 years at the Federal...

Jul 28, 2014, 12:35 ET

Marc P. Berger, Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force in the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office, Joins Ropes & Gray's New York Office

 Today, Marc P. Berger, a veteran federal prosecutor who helped lead the Southern District of New York's high-profile crackdown on insider...

Jul 16, 2014, 11:49 ET

Ropes & Gray Ranked #1 for Diversity in 2015 Vault Survey

 The 2015 Vault Guide announced that Ropes & Gray has been ranked #1 for overall diversity among U.S. law firms. This is the sixth year in...

May 19, 2014, 12:04 ET

Jonathan Klarfeld, Deputy Assistant Director for the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition, to Join Ropes & Gray in Washington, D.C.

 Jonathan S. Klarfeld, a veteran antitrust enforcer who led many significant merger investigations and challenges over...

Apr 24, 2014, 16:32 ET

Marc P. Berger, Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force in the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office, to Join Ropes & Gray's New York Office

 Marc P. Berger, a veteran federal prosecutor who helped lead the Southern District of New York's high-profile crackdown on...

Jan 30, 2014, 11:41 ET
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Increased Regulatory Scrutiny Affecting Hedge Funds: Fund Managers to Hear From the Regulators Who are Setting the Agenda

Increased regulatory scrutiny of hedge funds is raising new questions and considerations for fund managers as they anticipate enforcement trends...

Nov 01, 2012, 16:00 ET

Notice of Settlement of Shareholder Class Action Regarding Acquisition of BioForm Medical, Inc. (BFRM) by Merz GmbH & Co. KGaA Pursuant to January 15, 2010 Cash Tender Offer

TO:  ALL FORMER SHAREHOLDERS OF BIOFORM MEDICAL, INC. WHO (A) TENDERED THEIR SHARES OF BIOFORM MEDICAL INC. COMMON STOCK TO MERZ GMBH &...

Jul 02, 2012, 15:47 ET

Federal Judge Permanently Blocks State Law Barring Doctors From Asking About Guns

A federal district court today entered a final judgment permanently blocking enforcement of Florida's law barring health care professionals from...

Jan 18, 2012, 16:16 ET

Jim Caldwell Comments on Departure as Indianapolis Colts Head Coach

"My wife Cheryl and I greatly appreciate the tremendous opportunity to have been a part of the Colts organization for the past 10 years, serving as...