Ropes & Gray Earns Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2017, Wins Investment Funds Client Service Award

Practices: Antitrust, Banking, Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits, Finance, Health Care, Hedge Funds, Investment Management, Litigation, Private Equity, Tax, Asia Private Equity, Lending

Chambers USA honored Ropes & Gray with its Investment Funds Client Service Award, which recognizes the work of the firm’s hedge funds, investment management and private investment funds practice groups and is based on the strong feedback provided by the firm's clients. Ropes & Gray’s health care and privacy & data security practices were finalists for the Chambers Award for Excellence. The firm was honored at a ceremony in New York on May 25.

Building on 2016’s record-breaking performance, Ropes & Gray earned 52 practice rankings and 148 individual rankings in Chambers USA 2017. The firm achieved two new rankings—for antitrust nationwide and litigation: white collar crime & government investigations in Illinois—and increased its rankings in four categories: bankruptcy/restructuring nationwide, hedge funds nationwide, litigation: general commercial in New York, and tax in New York.

The following practices earned Band 1 Chambers USA rankings:

  •          Antitrust
  •          Banking & Finance
  •          Corporate/M&A
  •          Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  •          Healthcare
  •          Hedge & Mutual Funds
  •          Investment Funds: Registered Funds
  •          Litigation: General Commercial
  •          Private Equity: Buyouts
  •          Private Equity: Fund Formation
  •          Tax

Chambers relies heavily on feedback from clients to determine practice rankings. Clients surveyed by Chambers remarked that Ropes & Gray is “always two steps ahead of where we need to be,” and “professional, smart and practical.” A health care client commented that the firm is “very client-oriented, they’re very business-oriented, and they are excellent at developing and maintaining relationships. They just have a very good business sense.” An investment management client summed up its experience with the firm by saying: “They have a good understanding of our business and the issues, are solution-oriented and will work with us to get us where we need to go.”