Ropes & Gray LLP

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.


World

OFFICES WITH A GLOBAL REACH

AMERICASINTERNATIONAL
NEW YORK
WASHINGTON, D.C.
BOSTON
CHICAGO
SAN FRANCISCO
SILICON VALLEY
LONDON
HONG KONG
SHANGHAI
SEOUL
TOKYO

PRACTICES


RANKINGS & AWARDS

Vault Top Ranked  
High 2014 Rankings in Numerous Categories:
Best Firm to Work for: #2
Overall Diversity: #2
Satisfaction: #3
Law 360 "Practice Group of the Year" Honors in Private Equity, Privacy & Data Security and Securities Litigation
Financial Times Recognizes Ropes & Gray in "U.S. Innovative Lawyers 2013" Report
American Lawyer Ropes & Gray Ranks Prominently on 2013 "A-List"
US News U.S. News – Best Lawyers Ranks Ropes & Gray among Top National Law Firms in 2014 "Best Law Firms" Survey
Asian Legal Business Asian Legal Business Honors Ropes & Gray as a 2013 Finalist in Hong Kong Law Awards
Chambers UK Chambers UK 2014 Honors Ropes & Gray
Legal Business Honors Ropes & Gray with 2013 U.S. Law Firm of the Year Award
American Lawyer Ranks Ropes & Gray Highly in Pro Bono 2013 List
IFLR 1000 Top Rankings in the 2014 Edition of the IFLR1000

For a complete listing of Ropes & Gray's rankings and awards, please visit our Rankings & Awards 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 guidance managers 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.

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