Biographies

With 1,400 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

  • Regina Sam Penti

    Regina counsels clients on their most complex intellectual property issues in both transactional and operational settings.

  • Mark Barnes

    Mark advises clients throughout higher education and the health care industry. He has extensive experience in legal issues related to research and data privacy.

  • Peter C. Erichsen

    Peter is head of the firm’s corporate department, co-head of its colleges & universities practice, and the firm’s hiring partner.

  • Melissa C. Bender

    Melissa advises hedge funds and other private funds on all aspects of their business with a focus on fund formation and regulatory compliance and reporting matters.

  • Matthew J. Rizzolo

    Matt works extensively with technology companies to both enforce clients’ intellectual property rights and defend clients from patent infringement claims.

  • Geoffrey Lin

    Geoffrey, managing partner of the firm's Shanghai office, works with global companies to monetize, risk assess, and protect intellectual property central to their businesses.

  • R. Daniel O'Connor

    Dan, a former SEC trial attorney, co-leads the Securities & Futures Enforcement practice at Ropes & Gray.

  • Minh-Chau Le

    Chau practices primarily in the firm’s private equity group and represents private equity funds, other strategic investors and public and private companies.

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