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

  • Douglas Hallward-Driemeier

    Doug leads the firm’s appellate and Supreme Court practice and has presented more than 50 appellate arguments.

  • Leslie M. Spencer

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

  • Leigh R. Fraser

    Leigh, co-leader of the firm’s hedge funds group, focuses her practice on issues related to hedge funds and derivatives.

  • William M. Shields

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

  • Jason Freedman

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

  • Ryan Rohlfsen

    Ryan has extensive international legal experience as a federal white collar criminal prosecutor and a complex corporate litigation specialist.

  • David C. Chapin

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

  • R. Bradford Malt

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