Ropes & Gray Attorneys Recognized on Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court 2020 Honor Roll

Rankings & Awards
December 9, 2021

Ropes & Gray has been named to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court 2020 Pro Bono High Honor Roll alongside four law firms. The honors are given to firms and attorneys who have demonstrated a commitment to providing legal representation for impoverished individuals, undeserved communities, nonprofits, and small businesses that might lack access to high quality legal services.

In addition to the firm’s recognition, close to 200 Ropes & Gray attorneys were named to the 2020 Pro Bono Individual Attorney High Honor Roll and Honor Roll lists. The High Honor Roll list is reserved for attorneys who have performed over 100 hours of pro bono work; the Honor Roll list is for those who have completed over 50 hours.

Public service commitment is a hallmark of the Ropes & Gray firm. The following attorneys received Pro Bono High Honors: Mark Barnes, Richard Batchelder Jr., Anne-Marie Beliveau, Tony Bernard, Thanithia Billings, Caroline Blake, Gideon Blatt, Tyler Bodenair, Sam Brenner, Stephanie Bruce, Devon Caton, Michael Clark, Rich Conklin, Jenny Cooper, Colleen Creeden, Kendall Dacey, Elana Davis, Greg Demers, Cambrey Dent, Peter Dilibert, Jessica Dormitzer, Stephanie Dowd, Marc Duffy, Stephanie Fagan, Daniel Fine, Kate Fisher, Allie Fixsen, Effie George, Mark Gaioni, Gabriel Gillmeyer, Sam Goodwin, Michael Hanify, Tom Hannigan, Jonathan Hempton, Franziska Hertel, Matt Hevert, Robert Jones, Nicole Karatzas, Adam Knapton, Teo Larsson Sax, Jay LeBlanc, Will Little, Keith MacLeod, Hunter Malasky, Sandra Hough Masselink, Hardin Mathews, Katy McDonald, Jane McGraw, Natalia Mercado Violand, Melicia Morris, Emma Notis-McConarty, Brien O’Connor, Emily Oldshue, Ali Olia, Chidi Oteh, Rachel Pearlman, David Peloquin, Sam Perrone, Win Quayle, Kyle Rainey, Jessica Reece, Claudia Restrepo, Jenny Rikoski, Luke Riley, Patrick Roath, Rob Roberts, Ben Ruano, Pete Scherer, Jacob Schwartz, Merry Sheehan, Ningzhou Shen, Heather Sprague, Newcomb Stillwell, Mark Szpak, Tahned Tantiyavarong, Scott Taylor, Dan Ward, Christian Westra, Kevin Willis, Dan Yanofsky and Jay Yi.

The Pro Bono Honors were awarded to: Mike Allen, Dan Armas, Alyson Gal, Alexis Berglund, Megan Bisk, Sandy Boer, Doug Brayley, Katy Caldwell, Emilia Cannella, Brooke Carleen, Josh Caroll, Kevin Cegan, Patty Chen, Peter Chi, Ken Chow, Sara Clevering, Sabrina Cohn, Jack Creedon, Kelley Crisp, Maggie Curtiss, Cara Dermody, Kelly Fin, Dee FitzGerald, Deborah Gardner, Jennifer Gorman, Abigail Gregor, Yana Guss, Erica Han, Jack Heald, Keith Higgins, Caroline Himamshu, Andy Hogan, Michael Jurasic, Jaclyn Kogler, Stanford Law, Janice Lee, Rachel Lehman, Yoni Levy, Debra Lussier, Jessica Madsen, Mike McGrath, Michael Mendelevich, Marc Migliazzo, Iona Moldovan, John Montgomery, Joe Muller, Ariella Mutchler, Joe Nania, Anne Ogilby, Mike Palerm, Michael Ragan, Jazmyn Reid, Loretta Richard, Al Rose, Peter Rosenberg, Larry Jordan Rowe, Rob Schmidt, Catherine Simes, Erika Steinbauer, PJ Sullivan, Patrick Welsh, Rich Wheeler, Elizabeth Whitkin and Yu Chen Xue.