Ropes & Gray Earns Standout Rankings in Chambers Global 2019

Rankings & Awards
February 14, 2019

The 2019 edition of Chambers Global acknowledged Ropes & Gray as a leading international law firm with four global-wide rankings for corporate investigations/anti-corruption, private equity fund formation, life sciences and private equity. Notably, the firm increased its global-wide ranking for private equity from band three to band two. The publication named the firm in 33 categories across China, India, Japan, South Korea, Latin America, the United Kingdom, the United States and Asia, and recognized the firm’s lawyers with 38 individual rankings.

The firm secured a new ranking this year as a High-Performing firm for International Transactions in the USA.

Clients interviewed for the guide described Ropes & Gray as a “highly respected name” with a “global reputation,” and praised the firm’s ability to “flex its international reach in all the right ways to support client needs.” One noted “its integrated team makes it possible for clients to get all services from one firm in an efficient way.”

The firm was ranked in the following categories and jurisdictions:


  • Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Life Sciences
  • Private Equity


  • Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment funds: Private Equity
  • Life Sciences


  • Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
  • Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly regarded (International Firms)
  • Intellectual Property (International Firms)
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity (International Firms)


  • Corporate/M&A (desk based abroad)


  • Banking & Finance: International
  • Corporate/M&A: International Firms
  • Latin America-wide:
  • Corporate Investigations

South Korea:

  • Corporate/M&A: International Firms
  • Intellectual Property: International Firms


  • Banking & Finance: Borrowers
  • Restructuring/Insolvency


  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
  • Corporate Crime & Investigations
  • Corporate/M&A
  • FCPA
  • Intellectual Property: Patent
  • International transactions: High-Performing Firms
  • Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance