Mark Barnes, Named a 2020 National Law Journal “Health Care and Life Sciences Trailblazer,” Guides Clients in COVID-19 Response

Rankings & Awards
April 2, 2020

Mark Barnes, a health care and life sciences partner advising clients through the COVID-19 pandemic, has been named a 2020 Healthcare and Life Sciences Trailblazer by The National Law Journal. The list recognizes “agents of change” in the legal industry, whose work has advanced innovation in the health care and life sciences industries. Mark was also recently named the “Legal Innovator of the Year” by the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers report for his leadership on complex, cutting-edge issues facing the health care and research communities.

Mark is a preeminent thinker and adviser to health care and life sciences companies, academic institutions and investors. Among his many accomplishments, Mark co-founded Vivli, a nonprofit that collects data from clinical trials from companies, hospitals and academic research institutions. Vivli is creating a special COVID-19 platform to allow for use in COVID-related data research.

Named a 2019 Law360 “Healthcare Group of the Year, Ropes & Gray’s preeminent health care and life sciences practices are leading companies and investors in their response to COVID-19 pandemic. The firm’s Coronavirus Resource Center provides up-to-date insights on best practices, legal considerations and maintaining the health and safety of your employees.