WHO WE ARE:  A CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE, RESPECT AND COLLABORATION

Consistently ranked as one of the top law firms to work for, Ropes & Gray has a supportive, collaborative culture that enables associates to take on interesting and challenging work across a variety of leading practice groups throughout the United States and around the world.


OFFICES WITH A GLOBAL REACH

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PRACTICES


RANKINGS & AWARDS

Vault Top Ranked High 2017 Rankings in Numerous Categories:
Firm Culture: #1
Formal Training: #1 
Overall Diversity: #1
Best Firm to Work for: #2 
Associate Partner Relations: #2
Financial Times US Innovative Lawyers Report | 2010 – 2015
Asia Innovative Lawyers Report | 2014, 2015
Law 360 Named Practice Group of the Year for Privacy and Appellate | 2016 American Lawyer A-List | 2011 - 2015
US News 22 National Top-Tier Rankings Firm of the Year | 2016 in Leveraged Buyouts and PE, and Biotechnology Law Legal Business Honors Ropes & Gray with U.S. Law Firm of the Year Award in 2013 and 2015
Chambers UK Chambers UK 2014 Honors Ropes & Gray IFLR 1000 Top Rankings in the 2014 Edition of the IFLR1000
Asian Legal Business Japan Law Awards: Equity Market Deal of the Year | 2015 Sager Minority Corporate Counsel Thomas Sager Award in 2012 & 2013
ABA Outstanding MLP Pro Bono Advocacy Award 2015    

 

For a complete listing of Ropes & Gray’s rankings and awards, please visit our Rankings & Award page.


WHAT TO EXPECT:  INNOVATIVE INVESTMENT IN ASSOCIATES AND THEIR PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

TRAINING

Ropes & Gray associates are treated to a first-class training experience ranked number 1 in Vault’s most recent survey of America’s top 100 law firms.  Our associates are our greatest assets; investing in their professional growth is an integral part of our culture, and makes us one of the very best law firms in the country.  Our training program is designed to fulfill the needs of lawyers at all levels, and to develop distinctively well-rounded talent. 

Our associate training program recognizes that a lawyer's development advances in many ways. The program includes:

- formal and informal training
- mentoring
- constructive evaluations 

To complement on-the-job learning, each department offers its own training programs.  The corporate and litigation departments each have a committee of partners and staff dedicated solely to the development of training programs.  The majority of these courses are available for all lawyers to view online at their convenience.

DEVELOPMENT

Ropes & Gray is at the cutting edge of the legal industry in providing career counseling for associates.  Two career development coaches are available to help associates take charge of their careers, set career goals and navigate their careers at the firm.  Additionally, we understand the critical importance of assigning work in a way that aligns with individual interests, career goals and developmental needs.

For additional information about Ropes & Gray’s training and development programs, please visit our Attorney Training & Development page.


REMARKABLE RETENTION

Developing our associates into successful and satisfied attorneys is a key component of our retention efforts.  We provide associates with challenging work that will help them grow professionally while enabling them to maintain a reasonable work/life balance.

To maximize retention, we continuously assess several factors, including:

  • Work/life balance programs
  • Mentoring programs
  • Training programs

JOIN US

To launch your legal career with Ropes & Gray, please visit our hiring website.