Global law firm Ropes & Gray announced today that 21 attorneys have been appointed as partners for the firm, effective November 1.
The new partners are distinguished advisors to the company’s global clients. They represent practices and disciplines that are critical to many industries, including asset management, private equity, finance, real estate, life sciences, healthcare, technology, employment, executive compensation and benefits, and litigation and enforcement.
“We are delighted to welcome this new group of partners, who are uniquely positioned to help our clients thrive in today’s uncertain economic environment,” he said. Julie Jones, chair. “These lawyers are problem solvers who think about the big picture, who are guided by a business approach and a deep understanding of the law.”
The new partners embody the company’s commitment to excellence and strong values, as evidenced by its recent No. 1 ranking American lawyer Annual A List.
“Our new partners are committed to a team of diverse backgrounds, who are trusted advisors to our clients and loyal to our company and our communities,” he said. David GuhaManaging partner.
Meet Ropes & Gray’s newest partners:
Samantha Barrett Bedlam Samantha guides clients through high-risk investigations and enforcement matters, drawing on extensive experience in internal and government-facing investigations and a deep understanding of company compliance programs across industries. She is a trusted advisor to global multinational companies across a wide range of sectors, including healthcare, life sciences, energy, and oil and gas, supporting compliance and enforcement requirements related to various US fraud and corruption laws.
Stephanie Bruce Employment attorney, Stephanie seeks to direct transactions involving non-competitive and worker classification issues. In addition to providing transactional support, they assist clients with a wide range of business and employment issues. Stephanie has an in-depth knowledge of restrictive covenants in all 50 states, as well as years of experience in employment litigation.
Drew Clary Drew is a healthcare attorney who advises insurance companies, hospitals, health systems and a host of other service providers on a wide range of regulatory, transactional and compliance issues. Clients from New York and across the United States rely on Drew for his deep expertise in the areas of Medicaid, managed care structures and transactions, value-based care payments, risk models, and New York State health care systems.
Dan Quinn Dan focuses his practice on leveraged finance for private equity sponsors in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, software and financial services. He advises clients across the full spectrum of financing transactions, from microfinance operations for mid-market private equity firms to more complex multi-class financings for large-cap acquisitions. Clients enjoy working with Dan for his mastery of complex financial structures.
Sally Davis – Sally works for real estate equity investors in a wide range of transactions. Working with leading hedge funds, private equity funds and asset managers, Sally advises on joint ventures, financing, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as the real estate aspects of corporate transactions. It is known for developing innovative solutions to achieve client business objectives such as expanding into innovative asset types, creating hybrid deal structures, or exploring new approaches to governance. Sally is a co-leader of the company’s ESG initiative in commercial real estate.
Bill Davison Bill is an experienced civil litigator who handles corporate betting cases for clients in the financial services and pharmaceutical industries. He also has an in-depth knowledge of investment management litigation issues and SEC enforcement matters. Bell is highly regarded by clients for his strategic thinking and ability to turn a complex set of facts into a compelling part of an advocacy. As a thought leader in ESG litigation risk assessment, Bell has co-authored a number of articles on the topic.
Gabriel Dibernardi Gabriel guides private equity sponsors and other investment management firms in acquisitions, mergers, acquisitions, strategic acquisitions and dispositions. It assists clients with investments across various industries, including healthcare, life sciences, and software/technology. Gabrielle also has extensive experience representing financial sponsors and other clients on distressed corporate investments and restructuring matters.
Shona Ha – Private equity attorney, Shona excels at complex cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, disposals, chippings, joint ventures and corporations.–investments. She often works with clients who pursue healthcare and life sciences deals. Share Shona–He has authored a chapter focusing on the UK in 500 legal A Comparative Guide to Private Equity. She helped launch R&G Insights Lab.
Laura Hearst Laura is a private fund attorney who handles everything from closed-end funds for sponsors to complex primary and secondary transactions for investors. Laura helps asset managers and other financial services companies launch and operate a variety of funds, including trusts and hybrid funds. Laura has been a former in-house attorney for two global asset managers, and she is known for developing cutting-edge solutions for her clients.
Uni Levi Uni guides sponsors and investors through fundraising, from first-time offerings to $1 billion in funds. With an extensive practice, Yoni operates across fund types, including LBO, credit, energy, evergreen, and fund of funds. In addition, Uni has significant transaction experience, including dedicated asset management deals such as private equity creations and restructurings.
Nicole Lopez Tacket Nicole, part of the company’s leveraged finance team, works for private equity sponsors, as well as corporations and other borrowers, in complex mid- and large-market buyout financing transactions. She also has extensive experience representing clients in all aspects of the private equity lifecycle, including liability management, restructuring and fund financing.
Jessica Marilyn Jessica advises private fund sponsors on all aspects of their business, including fund formation, corporate affairs management, regulatory and compliance issues, with a focus on customized products and diversified business lines, with particular expertise in advising trust funds and hedge fund sponsors. Jessica also represents large institutional investors with capital deployment in alternatives, negotiating fixed investments in primary and secondary/continuing vehicle structures.
Pascal Mayer Pascal advises clients on their executive bonus and transaction benefits for sponsors, private companies, and public companies. Assists in designing equity compensation arrangements and advises on the implications of relevant tax and securities laws. He also has significant experience representing executives and sponsors in negotiating employment and separation arrangements. Pascal works in a wide range of industries, drawing on his previous experience as an investment banker to provide clients with practical solutions to complex legal and commercial issues.
Anthony Mongoni With an exceptional mix of experience in commercial real estate debt and equity, Anthony guides clients in a wide range of real estate transactions, including commercial real estate buyback facilities, securities financing, REIT and private debt syndication strategies. funds. It also represents funds in acquisitions, disposals and scalable joint ventures, with an emphasis on distressed and value-added assets.
Jessica Reese Jessica advises registered investment firms, their independent trustees, and investment advisors on regulatory, transactional and compliance matters. As a skilled regulatory attorney, her experience extends far beyond traditional registered fund work and includes deep knowledge of ETFs, BDCs, REITs, data security compliance, and compliance with the Advisors Act and FINRA regulations. She regularly works with brokers and dealers who work in the fund space registered with FINRA and other matters.
Ben Rod Ben directs clients in all aspects of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. He brings significant experience on the corporate side and the creditor side to his practice, along with a strategic mindset and deep market knowledge. Over the course of his career, Ben has represented numerous distressed companies, boards of directors, financial sponsors, and investors. He works with clients across a wide range of industries, including private equity, healthcare, aviation, media and entertainment.
Scott Rollnick Veteran financial attorney, Scott advises global private equity firms and their portfolio companies on bank, bond, preferred stock and other capital market transactions, as well as liability management transactions. In addition, Scott advises leading global real estate investment firms in leveraged financial transactions in the capital markets space. Clients regularly rely on Scott to offer highly tailored, market-leading terms for the most complex financing transactions.
Alexander Simkin Alex is an experienced attorney who has represented sophisticated financial institutions and other corporate clients through all phases of complex commercial litigation, from pre-litigation advisory services to trial and appeal. During his career, Alex has earned praise as a trusted advisor to clients in private equity, banking and insurance. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts across the United States.
Annie Seb – Annie guides private equity clients and strategic investors through complex M&A transactions, leveraged buyouts, minority investments, recapitalization and more. She has deep experience in cross-border and cross-border transactions. Annie is known for her ability to pivot across industries, with a focus on serving clients in the healthcare, life sciences, and technology sectors.
PJ Sullivan PJ is a dynamic and multifaceted private equity attorney who has built deep client relationships with investors in midmarkets and large spaces and in a range of industries, including TMT, retail, consumer products, healthcare, industrial and asset management. Despite his focus on mergers and acquisitions, clients turn to PJ for their more detailed and high-risk transactions, appreciating his approach to solving complex problems.
Dan Zuckerman Dan provides tax advice to private equity, hedge fund sponsors and investors through the entire lifecycle of the funds – from structuring to ongoing operations and dispositions – across a range of asset classes. He has experience with Continuing Funds, Treaty Funds, SPAC Offerings, and Transferable Interest Tax Planning.
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