Nationally Recognized Attorney Thomas N. Bulleit Joins Ropes & Gray to Lead Health Care Practice in Washington, D.C.

December 11, 2013
Thomas N. Bulleit
Ropes & Gray is pleased to announce that one of the nation’s most respected  health care attorneys, Thomas N. Bulleit, has joined the firm as a partner to head the health care practice in the Washington, D.C. office. 

Mr. Bulleit joins Ropes & Gray from Hogan Lovells, where his experience over a quarter century has distinguished him as a legal force in the health care industry. He represents clients on complicated regulatory matters across multiple industries, including academic medical centers, pharmaceuticals, biomedicine and medical devices.  His legal acumen and industry knowledge have garnered him recognition as one of the nation’s premier health care lawyers by numerous publications, including Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Nightingale’s Healthcare News, Legal 500 and Super Lawyers.

“Tom Bulleit’s pedigree positions him to lead Ropes & Gray’s health care practice in Washington, D.C., to the benefit of our clients around the country who face regulatory and compliance issues,” said Tim McCrystal, who co-leads Ropes & Gray’s health care practice.

“For 25 years, Tom Bulleit has guided clients through major legal developments in the dynamic health care industry,” said Anne Phillips Ogilby, co-leader of the firm’s health care practice. “His deep experience and knowledge strengthens our ability to serve the needs of our diverse clients on their most significant regulatory and transactional matters.” 

Mr. Bulleit received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, and his A.B., cum laude, from Yale University. He is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the National Association of College and University Attorneys.

Ropes & Gray—a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul—is home to one of the nation’s first practices dedicated to health care law. With more than four decades of experience, the firm’s lawyers have played instrumental roles in milestone acquisitions, partnerships and new ventures, and today, clients turn to the firm for innovative solutions and sophisticated advice for their transactions, regulatory issues, government investigations and strategic counseling.

“There is no lawyer better positioned than Tom Bulleit to provide an authoritative voice to health care clients on issues emanating out of the nation’s capital,” said Doug Hallward-Driemeier, managing partner of Ropes & Gray’s Washington, D.C. office. “He joins a team of Ropes & Gray lawyers Washington with a blend of government, judicial and private practice experience on critical regulatory and compliance issues.”

The success of Ropes & Gray’s health care practice is has been recognized by leading independent observers. Eight partners were recognized for health care law in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America, and nine partners were recognized for health care in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, which also ranked the health care practice nationally, as well as in California, Massachusetts, New York and Washington, D.C., as well as the firm’s pharmaceutical and medical products regulatory practice in Washington, D.C.


Thomas N. Bulleit
Thomas N. Bulleit
Retired Partner