Cambrey Dent joined Ropes & Gray in 2019 as an associate in the litigation department. Cambrey represents clients in civil litigation including complex commercial disputes, government investigations, and federal securities litigation. Cambrey also served as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. In this role, Cambrey defended constitutional and other legal challenges to state statutes and regulations; suits that challenge the implementation of state policies and programs; and suits for judicial review of the decisions of state administrative agencies.

During law school, Cambrey externed with the Honorable Justice Barron on the First Circuit Court of Appeals and at the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. Cambrey also served as an articles editor for the American Journal of Law and Medicine


  • Defended a cannabis company in an arbitration dispute concerning an alleged breach of an employee agreement.
  • Represented an electronic health record vendor in a federal investigation concerning alleged violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act.
  • Conducted an internal investigation to assess whether sales representatives were encouraged to make potentially unsubstantiated comparative claims at a major pharmaceutical company.
  • Successfully briefed and argued before the Massachusetts Appeals Court a termination of parental rights case on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families.
  • Briefed, argued, and won a motion in Massachusetts Superior Court seeking judicial review of a decision issued by the Office of Public Safety and Inspection to impose civil penalties for unlicensed pipefitting. 
  • Defended state agencies, such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Board of Appeals on Motor Vehicle Liability and Bonds, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation in suits that challenged whether the agencies’ final administrative decisions were supported by substantial evidence and/ or free of legal error. 

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