Nellie V. Binder
Nellie Binder joined the Ropes & Gray corporate department in 2018. In addition to a general corporate practice, Nellie primarily advises clients on a range of corporate social responsibility, business and human rights and supply chain compliance matters (including the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rule).
During law school, Nellie served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judith G. Dein at the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Nellie was also a Note Editor for the Suffolk University Law Review. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Nellie served as an International Environmental Law research assistant to Professor Sharmila Murthy, focusing on global climate governance research.
- Co-author, “Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure and Compliance: An Overview of Selected Legislation, Guidance and Voluntary Initiatives,” PLI Institute on Securities Regulation (October 31, 2019)
- Co-author, “Dutch Child Labor Due Diligence Act Approved by Senate – Implications for Global Companies,” Ropes & Gray Alert (June 5, 2019)
- Co-author, “Market Trends 2018/19: Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Compliance,” LexisNexis (May 29, 2019)
- Co-author, “Modern Slavery Compliance for U.S.-based (and Other) Multinationals: A Review of Recent Compliance and Disclosure Developments in the United States and Abroad,” Ropes & Gray Alert (April 22, 2019)
- Author, “Making Foreign Judgment Law Great Again: The Aftermath of Chevron v. Donziger,” 51 Suffolk University Law Review 33 (2018)
- Author, “Why It Makes Business Sense to Take Climate Action,” Suffolk University Research & Insights (2017)
- JD, cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 2018; Note Editor, Suffolk University Law Review; Academic Leadership Award
- BA (International Relations), magna cum laude, University of Connecticut, 2015
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2018