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Best Lawyers in America2016 Recognizes More Than 120 Ropes & Gray Attorneys, Naming Eight as “Lawyer of the Year”

Practices: Tax, Health Care, Investment Management, Securities & Public Companies, Finance, Private Equity, Private Investment Funds

In the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 123 Ropes & Gray attorneys have been recognized for their accomplishments, with 14 appearing on the list for the first time, and 51 attorneys making the list for the tenth year or more, while two partners have been included for a 30th year.

Best Lawyers also announced “Lawyer of the Year” awards, naming eight Ropes & Gray attorneys as leaders in their practice areas. The list includes tax partner Adelbert (Lorry) Spitzer in non-profit/charities law; health care partners Stephen Warnke and Anne Ogilby in health care law; investment management partner Gregory Sheehan in mutual funds law; securities & public companies partner Julie Jones in mergers and acquisitions law; finance counsel Philip Smith in securitization and structured finance law; private equity partner Newcomb Stillwell in leveraged buyouts and private equity law; and private investment partner Raj Marphatia in private funds/hedge funds law.

Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America is based on comprehensive survey responses submitted by thousands of the leading lawyers in the United States.