Christopher R. Capecci
Christopher Capecci joined Ropes & Gray’s litigation and enforcement practice group in 2019. Christopher’s practice includes internal investigations, government enforcement matters, white-collar criminal defense, and related civil litigation. He works with a broad range of clients, including investment banks, private equity firms, public companies, and healthcare and hospital systems.
During law school, Christopher interned at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the New York State Office of the Attorney General. He also served as a managing editor of the Cornell International Law Journal. He was an active member of the Public Interest Law Union and organized its annual fundraiser in 2018.
- Representing investment bank in internal and SEC investigations arising from former employee whistleblower allegations.
- Representing biotech company in SEC and FINRA insider trading investigations.
- Representing health care and therapy provider in False Claims Act investigation arising from billing practices.
- Represented public company in internal investigation regarding public disclosures arising from employee whistleblower allegations.
- Represented hospital and research system in NIH foreign influence investigation.
- Representing former executive in connection with securities litigation arising from data breach.
- Represented private equity firm and investor in separate deal litigations arising from COVID-19 issues.
- Advised private equity firm on potential investment in light of investment target’s ongoing commercial litigation.
- Represented LGBT Central American minor in successful asylum application.
- Advised environmental advocacy group on potential FERC appeal.
- JD, cum laude, Cornell Law School, 2019; managing editor, Cornell International Law Journal
- BA, magna cum laude, Bucknell University, 2015
Admissions / Qualifications
- New York, 2020