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

  • R. Bradford Malt

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

  • Douglas H. Meal

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

  • Steven R. Rutkovsky

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

  • Deborah A. Monson

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

  • 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.

  • David C. Chapin

    David is the managing partner of the firm, and focuses on private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions involving public companies.

  • Katherine Wang

    Based in Shanghai, Katherine assists pharma, biotech and medical devices companies on commercial and regulatory matters.

  • 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.