Ropes & Gray Honored as Top-Tier Firm in 21 Practices Nationwide by U.S. News-Best Lawyers Best Law Firms 2017

U.S. News-Best Lawyers recognized Ropes & Gray as a top-tier firm nationwide in 21 practice categories in its recently released 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers Best Law Firms guide. Notably, the firm was named “Law Firm of the Year” for private funds/hedge funds law and for patent law, and 116 Ropes & Gray attorneys were listed in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers, with six attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas.

Each year, U.S. News-Best Lawyers recognizes one law firm per legal practice area as “Firm of the Year” based on the firm’s performance in client surveys, as well as feedback from legal industry peers and information provided to the publication as part of its annual law firm ranking survey.

Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence and consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

The 21 practice areas listed in this year’s guide included:

  • Antitrust Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Patent Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
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