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 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, non-profit organizations, and directors and officers of public companies and closely-held corporations.

From November 2020 through October 2021, Zoe was a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Medicaid Fraud Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.  As a Special Assistant Attorney General, Zoe investigated and prosecuted civil and criminal cases of fraud on the Medicaid Program and abuse and neglect of elders.

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 religious institution investigating and resolving allegations of historical misconduct.
  • Represents clients in responding to FTC or DOJ second requests as part of merger reviews.
  • 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 five-day evidentiary hearing in federal court.
  • Advised large, publicly traded company in multi-year SEC investigation involving allegations of misleading public statements and accounting fraud, successfully securing termination of the matter without action.
  • 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
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