Grant Hodges is a litigation associate based in Ropes & Gray’s Chicago office. Grant represents clients in connection with government enforcement actions, internal investigations, compliance matters, and complex commercial litigation. Grant has experience drafting motions and briefs, managing all aspects of discovery, and taking and defending depositions. Further, Grant regularly advises clients on anti-corruption, anti–money laundering, and trade-control risks in cross-border transactions, and he maintains an active pro bono litigation practice.
Grant attended Duke University School of Law, where he served on the moot court board and on the executive board of the Duke Law Journal. While in law school, Grant also argued before judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals and assisted with the defense of a Guantanamo Bay detainee as part of a clinical program.
- Representing investment manager in residential mortgage-backed securities trust litigation.
- Representing major pharmacy company in an investigation by DOJ and states’ Medicaid Fraud Control Units into allegations of violations of the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute.
- Representing major medical-device manufacturer in a DOJ investigation involving off-label promotion allegations.
- Represented Fortune 250 company in a contract and consumer-fraud suit stemming from a data security breach.
- Represented rehabilitation provider in a multimillion-dollar commercial dispute against a Major League Baseball franchise.
- Advised the independent directors of a healthcare company as the company responded to government investigations and private lawsuits that allege undisclosed product defects and mislabeling.
- Advising multiple companies in connection with global anti-corruption and sanctions-focused risk assessments.
- Develops anti-corruption and third-party compliance programs for clients with operations in high-risk countries.
- Conducts pre- and post-deal anti-corruption and international risk due diligence.
- Representing individuals in civil rights cases brought pursuant to Bivens and 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
- Represented applicants in affirmative asylum proceedings.
- Co-author, “Alien Tort Statute Returns To Supreme Court,” Law360 (April 13, 2017)
- Co-author, “What new DOJ guidance means for compliance,” Compliance Reporter (April 11, 2017)
- Co-author, “DOJ’s New Guidance for Compliance Programs,” Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (March 19, 2017)
- JD, cum laude, Duke University School of Law, 2016; executive board, Duke Law Journal and Duke Forum for Law & Social Change; Moot Court Board; Marjorie Patrick Arnold Scholar
- BA (English and History), magna cum laude; Dean's List, University of Notre Dame, 2013; Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award; Captain, NCAA Runner-up Fencing Team; Member, NCAA National Champion Fencing Team