Ropes & Gray Widely Ranked by U.S. News, Named “Firm of the Year” for Mutual Funds

Rankings & Awards
November 1, 2017

In the 2018 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, released today, Ropes & Gray has been recognized as a top-tier firm in 22 national practice categories.

Notably, the firm was named “Law Firm of the Year” for Mutual Funds Law, an accolade awarded to one firm per category based on the volume and quality of feedback gained from client surveys. This recognition is the latest in a series of outstanding awards and accolades that the firm—and our leading investment management practice—have received over the past year.  In addition to top rankings in the 2017 editions of Chambers USA and Legal 500 US, Ropes & Gray received Chambers USA’s Investment Funds Client Service Award, which recognizes the work of the firm’s hedge funds, investment management and private investment funds practice groups.  The investment management practice also was named a finalist for “Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) Lawyer of the Year” by a leading online ETF publication.  Investment management attorneys were also recognized in the Fund Intelligence Group’s 2017 Mutual Fund Industry Awards.

Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence and consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

Ropes & Gray was named a national top-tier firm in the United States in the following 22 practice areas:

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Patent Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law