Two Practices, Private Equity and Privacy & Cybersecurity, Named Law360 “Practice Groups of the Year”

Rankings & Awards
January 14, 2019

Law360 recognized Ropes & Gray’s private equity and privacy & cybersecurity practices among its 2018 “Practice Groups of the Year,” a coveted distinction that recognizes law firms whose work for clients has resonated throughout the legal industry.

Ropes & Gray’s private equity practice received the “Practice Group of the Year” honor for a second straight year. Our global private equity practice handled a number of significant global deals for our clients in 2018. The firm’s accomplishments included advising Bain Capital on its $18 billion acquisition of Toshiba’s chip business, Advent International in its acquisition of 80% stake in Walmart Brazil, and Summit Partners in its sale of ABILITY Networks, one of the leading healthcare technology deals of the year, among many others.

Ropes & Gray’s privacy & cybersecurity practice, recognized by Law360 as a “Practice Group of the Year” for five of the last seven years, continues to handle a broad spectrum of important privacy and cybersecurity matters in litigation and compliance counseling. In 2018, the practice advised on an array of cutting-edge issues, helping some of the world’s leading businesses navigate the risks of a fast-changing cybersecurity environment.