WELCOME TO ROPES & GRAY
Practicing law at Ropes & Gray puts you at the forefront of the legal and business developments shaping the industries that are transforming our world and creating new opportunities daily. You’ll handle exciting, innovative work for an impressive roster of leading global clients. You’ll also hone your professional skills with a training program regularly recognized as the finest in the industry. Just as important, you’ll enjoy the benefits of our renowned collegial and collaborative culture.
Ropes & Gray’s attorneys focus on the most critical business needs of our clients, across a range of leading legal practices. Our collaborative approach means that our clients have ready access to corporate, litigation, transactional and regulatory attorneys whose knowledge and experience span industries and geographies. Click here to see a full practice list.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Real Work The vast majority of entry-level attorneys at Ropes & Gray start their careers at the firm as summer associates, which is why we structure our 10-week summer program to offer a realistic sense of daily life at the firm. Summer associates handle challenging work on actual client matters as part of a comprehensive program designed to offer both professional and personal growth.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Diversity is an essential component of Ropes & Gray's firm identity, one that has become even more important as we serve an increasingly varied roster of clients around the world. We are committed to fostering an inclusive community of professionals of all races, religions, genders, sexual orientations and family structures. We see our individual differences as an asset that enhances the quality of life for each of us and strengthens what we can accomplish as a firm.
Training and Development Ropes & Gray associates can count on the firm to help them enhance their professional development. We provide:
To learn more about working at Ropes & Gray, please visit our Legal Recruiting website.
A Commitment to Public Service Ropes & Gray’s public service commitment is a hallmark of the firm, rooted in the example set by the firm’s founders 150 years ago. Pro bono work is truly a firmwide endeavor, supported by the energy and creativity that each of our 11 offices across the globe contributes to public service. From securing asylum for endangered immigrants to helping people keep their homes to winning the release of the wrongly convicted to arguing the landmark marriage equality case, Obergefell v. Hodges, before the U.S. Supreme Court, Ropes & Gray strives to provide the highest level of pro bono legal advice and support to those who need it most.
For an in-depth look at Ropes & Gray’s recent pro bono work, and the ways in which we invest in our people and our communities, please see our Practice with Purpose brochure.
Awards & Newsroom Ropes & Gray is recognized as one of the world’s premier law firms, receiving accolades from respected publications and organizations for the high quality of service our attorneys provide to our clients. The firm has also been named one of the leading firms for pro bono work and for our diversity initiatives.