Ropes & Gray Earns Top Rankings for Associate Satisfaction in 2017 Vault Guide

In The News
July 12, 2016

Ropes & Gray was ranked the number two “Best Law Firm to Work For” in the 2017 Vault guide, marking the eighth consecutive year that the firm has been ranked in the top two spots. Based on a survey of more than 18,000 associates on workplace satisfaction, the Vault guide also ranked Ropes & Gray number one for firm culture for the second year in a row and number one for formal associate training for the sixth year running.

Ropes & Gray also received high rankings in the following categories:

  • 2 for informal training
  • 2 for associate/partner relations
  • 3 for satisfaction
  • 3 for pro bono
  • 3 for career outlook

The Vault rankings reflect Ropes & Gray’s dedication to fostering a robust firm culture and the continuous professional development of its attorneys. The firm champions collegiality, mutual respect, a commitment to excellence in client service, and a diverse and inclusive workforce as key elements of its culture.

Ropes & Gray is committed to building a world-class team to deliver outstanding results for its clients, and provides a wealth of learning and development opportunities for its associates, including more than 800 training programs focused on practical legal skills and substantive law. Associates participate in programs at career milestones, including fundamental skills courses for junior associates, an annual sixth-year associate retreat, and a program on business development.

Ropes & Gray is also proud to be recognized for its strong commitment to public service: in 2015, more than three quarters of the firm’s attorneys worldwide contributed to pro bono matters, and nearly 1,400 professionals at the firm devoted 114,000 hours to pro bono efforts.