Best Lawyers in America 2021 Names Eight Ropes & Gray Partners “Lawyer of the Year”

Rankings & Awards
August 20, 2020
John B. Ayer ,
Thomas N. Bulleit
Deidre J. Johnson , Brien T. O'Connor , Loretta R. Richard ,
R. Newcomb Stillwell

The 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America named nine Ropes & Gray partners “Lawyer of the Year” in their practice areas. Overall, Ropes & Gray attorneys received a total of 116 listings across in Best Lawyers’ 2021 guide.

Ropes & Gray partners named 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” are: 

  • John B. Ayer - Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Tom N. Bulleit - Health Care Law
  • Deidre J. Johnson - Antitrust Law
  • The late Raj Marphatia - Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Newcomb Stillwell - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Brien T. O’Connor - Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • Loretta R. Richard - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 

Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is based on comprehensive survey responses submitted by thousands of leading lawyers in the United States.