Darrell E. White II is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s health care practice. He works with health care clients confronting transactional, regulatory, and compliance issues including administrative and federal court litigation contesting adverse government agency action, and government enforcement defense.

Prior to joining the firm, Darrell clerked for Hon. Benita Y. Pearson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio for the 2021-2022 term. Before his clerkship he served as a visiting fellow at the Center for Ethics and Public Integrity at the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), where he assisted with the publication of “The Anticorruption Manual: A Guide for State Prosecutors.”

While at Cornell Law School, Darrell assisted with the creation of a medical-legal partnership between Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell Law School and co-authored an article in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology regarding the medical/legal issues surrounding gestational surrogacy. Darrell also worked as a summer associate at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) corporate legal department, interned at the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS), served as a research assistant for Professor Jed Stiglitz, and externed at the United States Attorney’s Office in Syracuse.

Before law school, he received his MA in Bioethics & Science Policy from Duke University. His Masters Practicum Project was entitled “Bioethics and Science Policy Issues in Mobile Health Apps.” 

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