Zoe R. Plympton

Associate

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  • JD, magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2018; Boston University Law Review; Dean’s Award in Criminal Procedure
  • BA (Psychology & Legal Studies), Academic distinction, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2018

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2019
  • Boston Bar Association

Zoe R. Plympton

Associate

Zoe Plympton is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s litigation and enforcement practice group. Zoe’s practice covers a wide range of civil litigation, including complex commercial disputes, government investigations, regulatory compliance reviews, and federal securities litigation. Zoe represents an array of clients, including private equity firms, public utilities, and directors and officers of public companies and closely-held corporations.

Zoe also maintains an active pro bono practice. She represents an inmate in federal court, represents women in state court petitioning to seal their criminal records, and reviews prisoners’ requests for assistance in seeking exoneration.

During law school, Zoe interned for Hon. F. Dennis Saylor IV, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; at the economic crimes unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts; and at the New England Innocence Project.

Experience

  • Represents private equity firm in responding to FTC second request as part of a merger review.
  • Advises large, publicly traded company in multi-year SEC investigation involving allegations of misleading public statements and accounting fraud.
  • Advises clients in connection with internal investigations into an array of issues, including self-dealing, embezzlement, and other misconduct.
  • Member of litigation team representing inmate in proceeding regarding adequate medical care in state prison, including in a three-day evidentiary hearing in federal court.
  • JD, magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2018; Boston University Law Review; Dean’s Award in Criminal Procedure
  • BA (Psychology & Legal Studies), Academic distinction, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013
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