All Positions

Finance Group – Boston or New York

The Finance Group of the Corporate Department is seeking a Boston or New York based mid to senior level associate (2 to 7 years of related experience) associate with sophisticated experience in leveraged financing transactions. Candidates must have solid experience representing private equity firms or banks providing financing to private equity firms in debt financing transactions. Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of credit agreements, high yield bond indentures, bridge facilities, commitment letters and term sheets, security and guarantee agreements and intercreditor and subordination agreements. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer. 

Intellectual Property Transactions – Shanghai

The Intellectual Property Transactions practice group is seeking a junior to mid-level associate to join the Shanghai office. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of licensing and drafting experience, preferably in the life sciences industry. Candidate must be admitted to a U.S. bar and fluent in English and Mandarin (at least spoken Mandarin). If you are interested in applying, please send cover letter, resume and transcript to asiarecruiting@ropesgray.com. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

Life Sciences Group – Shanghai

The Ropes & Gray Shanghai office is seeking one senior associate (ideally 5th or 6th year) and one mid-level associate (ideally 4th year) to join its Life Sciences transactional practice. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of corporate transactional experience in the life sciences industry, including M&A and capital markets experience. Candidates must be admitted to a U.S. bar and fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Candidates who have the requisite skills but desire to be based in Hong Kong will also be considered. Ropes & Gray LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Mergers & Acquisitions – Boston, New York and San Francisco

Ropes & Gray is seeking an experienced attorney to join our M&A group in either our Boston, New York or San Francisco office. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, currently working at a large law firm and possess 2 – 5 years of solid work experience handling public company M&A, private company M&A and/or private equity M&A work in a range of transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate governance. Candidates must also have a firm understanding of both the industry and evolving market terms.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, deal sheet and law school transcript when applying for this position. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

Private Equity Transactions Group Tokyo

The Private Equity Transactions Group of the Corporate Department is seeking Junior to Mid-level Associates to join its growing and vibrant practice in Tokyo. Candidates should be admitted to a US bar and fluent and able to conduct business in both Japanese and English. Ideal candidates will have 1-5 years of experience in cross-border corporate transactions, M&A, advising private equity funds as well as general corporate matters. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

Private Equity Transactions Group – Boston, New York and San Francisco

The Private Equity Transactions Group of the Corporate Department is seeking highly-qualified experienced associates for our Boston, New York and San Francisco offices. Candidates who will be considered for these positions will have 3 – 5 years of experience at a large law firm and solid experience advising private equity funds and their portfolio companies with respect to sophisticated public or private acquisitions, growth investments and other similar transactions, as well as general corporate matters, including governance and securities law compliance matters. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and strong analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, deal sheet and law school transcript when applying for this position. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

Private Equity Transactions Group Hong Kong

The Private Equity Transactions Group of the Corporate Department is seeking mid-level attorneys to join its Hong Kong office. Candidates should have experience with private equity transactions, preferably gained at a major US or UK law firm, and a US JD is strongly preferred. Candidates should be bilingual and able to conduct business in both Mandarin and English. The ideal mid-level candidate will have 3-6 years’ experience in cross-border corporate transactions, M&A and advising private equity funds. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer. 

Real Estate Investments and Transactions Group – Boston or New York 

The Real Estate Investments and Transactions Group of the Corporate Department is seeking an experienced attorney to join either our Boston or New York office. Candidates must have 3 - 5 years of work experience in sophisticated national real estate transactions including joint ventures and co-investments, complex acquisitions and dispositions of real estate assets, debt and equity and real estate finance. We are seeking candidates with excellent academic credentials and large law firm experience.

When applying for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, deal sheet and law school transcript. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

Special Situations Group – Boston or New York

The Special Situations Group of the Corporate Department is seeking a Boston or New York based mid-level associate. The ideal candidate will have 3-7 years of experience working with private funds and creditors on special situations transactions, including debt and equity investments in distressed companies, distressed asset acquisitions, purchases of loan portfolios and/or challenging financings. A successful candidate will have sophisticated experience in one or more of the following: finance, private equity or bankruptcy. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer. 

Securities & Public Companies Group – Boston or New York

The Securities & Public Companies Group of the Corporate Department are seeking a Boston or New York based junior to mid-level associate. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in capital markets, corporate governance, and strategic mergers & acquisitions. In particular, candidates should have experience representing corporate issuers and major investment banks in all aspects of equity capital markets financings, mergers and acquisitions and advice to clients on compliance & corporate governance issues. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

Securities & Public Companies Group – San Francisco

The Securities & Public Companies and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups of the Corporate Department are seeking a San Francisco based mid to senior level associate. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in capital markets, corporate governance, and strategic mergers & acquisitions. In particular, candidates should have experience representing corporate issuers and major investment banks in all aspects of equity capital markets financings, mergers and acquisitions and advice to clients on compliance & corporate governance issues in the life sciences and/or technology space. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

Tax Group - Boston or New York

The Tax Group of the Tax & Benefits Department is seeking a mid-to-senior level associate with at least 4 years of experience to provide advice to a broad range of clients regarding the tax aspects of domestic and international transactions, private investment fund investments and formations, and transactional and investment planning for public and private companies and tax-exempt organizations. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

Litigation and Enforcement Rising Mid-level Antitrust Associate – Washington, D.C.

The Antitrust group of the Litigation & Enforcement department of Ropes & Gray LLP is seeking a Washington, D.C.-based rising mid-level associate (2015-2017 law school graduation), preferably with experience working on substantive non-merger antitrust matters, including antitrust counseling, investigations, and litigation. Experience at the Federal Trade Commission and/or the Department of Justice-Antitrust Division is valued, but not a prerequisite. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

IP Litigation Associate – Silicon Valley

The Intellectual Property Litigation practice group is seeking two mid-level associates classes of 2014-2016. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Electrical Engineering (may consider mechanical engineers), Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry or a Biological Science, and/or Materials Science, as well as intellectual property experience. Advanced degrees a plus. USPTO registration is also a plus, but not required. Applicants must have excellent attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills. Superlative academic and large law firm experience is preferred. 

Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

Business Restructuring Department – Boston

The Business Restructuring Department is seeking a Boston based junior to mid-level associate (2nd to 5th year) in representing debtors and creditors in bankruptcy cases and distressed situations. Candidates must have sophisticated experience in handling bankruptcy matters as associates at a peer firm. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

Labor and Employment Department – Boston, Chicago, New York, or San Francisco

The Labor and Employment Department is seeking associates with at least two years of experience to join our group in a partnership-track position in either our Boston, Chicago, New York, or San Francisco offices. Attorneys in this role will work on the labor and employment aspects of corporate transactions and draft and negotiate purchase agreements, employment agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, retention agreements, separation agreements, and other agreements in corporate deals. In addition, this attorney may spend a portion of his or her time on advice and counseling, executive compensation matters, employment litigation, and training. Applicants must have excellent attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills. Superlative academic and large law firm experience is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Ropes & Gray LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Career Attorney – Boston or New York

The Labor and Employment Department is actively seeking a Career Attorney to join our group in either our Boston or New York office. Attorneys in this role will perform L&E due diligence on corporate transactions and draft and negotiate purchase agreements, employment agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, retention agreements, separation agreements, and the L&E provisions of other agreements in corporate deals. In addition, this attorney may spend a portion of his or her time on advice and counseling, executive compensation matters, employment litigation, and training. Applicants must have excellent attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills. Superlative academic and large law firm experience is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Ropes & Gray LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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