New York Positions

Business Restructuring Associate

The Business Restructuring Department is seeking an experienced associate with 3-5 years of experience to join either our Boston or New York office.  The ideal candidate will have experience representing debtors and creditors in bankruptcy cases and distressed situations.


Experienced Associates will be involved in all aspects of complex corporate restructuring transactions.  Associates represent debtors and creditors in connection with chapter 11 proceedings, out-of-court restructurings and other state law insolvency-based proceedings in a variety of industries. Negotiate and draft chapter 11 filings, term sheets and disclosure statements, plans of reorganization, settlements and asset purchase agreements. Prepare for contested hearings, including preparing witnesses for deposition and hearing testimony.  Research and analyze legal issues with respect to chapter 11 and commercial law. 


Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years of experience in handling bankruptcy matters as an associate at peer law firms.  Candidates must also be intellectually curious, possess exceptional interpersonal skills to interact with clients and fellow colleagues and have strong written communication skills.  J.D. degree from an accredited law school is required and experience working at a Chambers-ranked bankruptcy department at a large law firm is preferred.  Candidates with clerkship experience at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Capital Markets Group

The Capital Markets 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.

Private Equity Transactions Group (Mid-level)

The Private Equity Transactions Group of the Corporate Department is seeking highly-qualified experienced mid-level associates for our Boston, New York and San Francisco offices. Candidates who will be considered for these positions will have 3 – 4 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 and reference position PET34. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.


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