Tim Larimer is a senior advisor to the leadership of the firm, with a focus on  communications and marketing initiatives. Tim joined Ropes & Gray in 2010, and for nearly 10 years (2015-23) he was the firm’s chief of marketing communications. Tim was an established journalist before transitioning to a career in communications and marketing in the legal industry. His journalism career took him around the world, including stints as Tokyo bureau chief and Southeast Asia bureau chief, based in Hanoi, for Time magazine.

He earned a BS in journalism from Northwestern University and an MA in journalism from Columbia University, where he was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow. Tim also earned an MBA from Columbia Business School.