Biographies

With 1,200 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

  • Jason Freedman

    Jason focuses his practice primarily on transactional matters, representing private equity firms and strategic investors.

  • Eva Ciko Carman

    Eva, based in New York, has two decades of experience conducting internal investigations and representing clients in SEC, CFTC and DOJ investigations.

  • David C. Chapin

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

  • William M. Shields

    Will’s practice focuses on representing private equity firms and public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions.

  • Leslie M. Spencer

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

  • Michelle Visser

    Michelle Visser focuses her practice on complex business litigation matters. She has extensive experience assisting companies in responding to the variety of legal issues that can result from data security breaches.

  • Bryan Chegwidden

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

  • William Y. Kim

    Bill chairs the firm’s Korea Practice and is the first foreign lawyer in Korean history to be registered to practice as Foreign Legal Consultant.