James P. Dowden
Jim Dowden is a member of Ropes & Gray’s government enforcement practice group and co-coordinator of the firm’s anti-corruption core practice. Jim concentrates his practice on advising companies, institutions and individuals in a wide variety of investigations and enforcement proceedings brought by federal, state and foreign government agencies.
Jim spent five years as a federal prosecutor in the Economic Crimes and Public Corruption Units at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. He investigated and prosecuted a variety of fraud matters and public corruption cases. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Jim was a litigation associate at Ropes & Gray and clerked for Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the United States Supreme Court during the Court’s 2004 term.