Biographies

With 1,100 attorneys located in 11 offices in the world’s leading centers of finance, business, technology and government, Ropes & Gray provides clients with the highest quality legal advice wherever their business and legal needs may arise. Our attorneys, who come from diverse backgrounds in both the private and public sectors, offer clients deep knowledge and rich experience across industries, disciplines and geographies.

Featured Attorneys

  • William I. Sussman

    Bill, in New York, has represented clients in M&A, corporate governance, antitrust and other contract disputes.

  • Michael G. Doherty

    Based in New York, Michael focuses his practice on the representation of asset managers, and his practice spans a wide variety of products.

  • Paul D. Rubin

    Paul, based in Washington, D.C., represents clients regulated by the FDA, FTA and Consumer Product Safety Commission.

  • Keith H. Wofford

    Keith, based in New York, focuses on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, primarily acting on behalf of investment funds specializing in distressed debt.

  • Bryan Chegwidden

    Bryan, co-leader of the Investment Management Group, represents mutual funds, independent directors and some of the country's largest investment advisers.

  • Jay J. Kim

    Based in New York, Jay is co-head of the global finance practice; he focuses on leveraged finance, cross-border financings and other transactions.

  • Diane B. Patrick

    Diane has more than 30 years of experience advising employers on labor matters; she is chair of the firm’s diversity committee.

  • Robert S. Fischler

    Robert, based in New York, recently won a Second Circuit appeal affirming the dismissal of shareholder claims.