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

  • Bryan Chegwidden

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

  • Christopher J. Harnett

    Chris, based in New York, is an experienced trial lawyer who has obtained outstanding results in patent infringement and trade secret cases.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Steven R. Rutkovsky

    Based in New York, Steve focuses on acquisitions and leveraged financings, representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies.

  • Marc A. Cavan

    Marc, based in Chicago, focuses on patent litigation across a range of technologies, including medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

  • Robert S. Fischler

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

  • J. Steven Baughman

    Steve recently won a ruling from the U.S. PTO in the first-ever covered business method review trial, created by the America Invents Act.