Ropes & Gray Listed among Top Ten Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts
In its inaugural appearance in The Boston Globe’s Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts, Ropes & Gray sealed a top-ten position on the list. A high percentage of women in the firm’s partnership, as well as in leadership positions, factored into the high ranking. As did the firm’s innovative and creative programs geared toward the helping women lawyers succeed in their careers. The firm’s success speaks directly to the many women in leadership positions at our firm, including Julie Jones who became chair in January 2020.
Ropes & Gray is a leader in elevating women into equity partnerships. Our partnership is made up of 32% women partners, above legal industry averages The firm’s governing policy committee is now 33% gender diverse and 25% racially diverse, and our 600-lawyer Women’s Forum routinely garners accolades for its innovative work guiding women lawyers in their career growth.
In 2021, Ropes & Gray was also named to Law360’s list of firms with the most women equity partners, and also The National Law Journal’s “NLJ500 Women’s Scorecard,” a ranking of the largest U.S. law firms by representation of women attorneys. Additional recent awards for Ropes & Gray include: 2021 Latinvex “Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers,” 2021 Women in Business Law “Lawyer of the Year,” and 2021 Crain’s Chicago Business “Notable GenX Leaders in Accounting, Consulting and Law.”
Learn more about the firm’s commitment to women lawyers here.