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

  • Deborah A. Monson

    Based in Chicago, Deborah represents commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors and futures commission merchants.

  • Robert S. Fischler

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

  • Leslie M. Spencer

    Leslie’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and counseling in the electrical, computer and mechanical arts.

  • Douglas H. Meal

    A seasoned trial lawyer, Doug represents clients targeted by litigation and government investigations stemming from data security breaches.

  • Joshua S. Levy

    Joshua focuses on white collar criminal defense and related complex civil litigation, particularly in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries.

  • R. Bradford Malt

    Brad is Chairman of the firm's management committee and was a founder of the private equity practice.

  • Laurel FitzPatrick

    Head of the firm’s hedge funds practice, Laurel has extensive experience structuring and advising a wide range of hedge funds and other private funds.

  • 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.