2020 Legal 500 Asia Pacific Rankings Reflect Ropes & Gray’s Leading Presence In Asia

Rankings & Awards
February 3, 2020

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, a leading legal directory, once again recognized Ropes & Gray as a standout firm in the Asia-Pacific region in its 2020 edition. The firm was ranked in 23 practice areas, and 32 Ropes & Gray attorneys were mentioned in editorial sections—with several earning the distinction of “Leading Individual” and “Next Generation Lawyer.” 21 attorneys received new individual recognition.

Client commentary bolstered the firm’s rankings and standing in the region, with clients telling The Legal 500 that “[Ropes & Gray] is very thoughtful in terms of understanding clients’ needs and it has the ability to anticipate issues before they happen.” Another noted that the firm “provides prompt attention to the instructed work and timely response with practical solutions and advice.”

The firm was ranked in the following categories:


  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Funds
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Regulatory/Compliance

Hong Kong

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets (Equity)
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Investment Funds
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory: Anti-Corruption & Compliance
  • Restructuring & Insolvency


  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution

South Korea

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Intellectual Property


  • Foreign Firms

Ropes & Gray’s Asia offices have garnered global recognition for advising an array of clients on complex legal matters in the region. Read more here.