Shawn Donovan

Associate

  • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2017; Certificate in Management, the Wharton School; Editor and Founding Member, Journal of Law & Public Affairs
  • BA (English), summa cum laude, University of Massachusetts, 2011

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2019
  • District of Columbia, 2017
  • Honorable Rebecca Grady Jennings, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • Boston Bar Association

Shawn Donovan

Associate

Shawn joined Ropes & Gray in 2019 as an associate in the corporate department, practicing primarily in the firm's asset management group. He represents U.S. and non-U.S. investment advisers, private investment funds, and registered open- and closed-end investment companies in a range of transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters.

Before joining the firm, Shawn clerked for the Honorable Rebecca Grady Jennings in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. He also worked as an associate at another elite law firm in Washington, D.C., where his practice focused on complex regulatory, transactional, and data privacy matters.

  • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2017; Certificate in Management, the Wharton School; Editor and Founding Member, Journal of Law & Public Affairs
  • BA (English), summa cum laude, University of Massachusetts, 2011
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