Ropes & Gray


At Ropes & Gray, diversity has long been an essential part of our firm identity. 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.

The firm works hard to promote the recruitment, retention and advancement of people of diverse backgrounds at all levels. Our diversity committee hosts programs and events, addresses policy issues, and works to ensure that diversity remains a key focus across all of our offices. With the help of resources such as the Ropes Multicultural Forum, LGBTQ+ Forum, Women’s Forum, and professional development and attorney support teams, we offer educational programs and seminars to our firm community.

Five Things to Know About This Firm

  1. Founded in 1865
  2. Over 1,400 attorneys in 11 offices worldwide
  3. Ranked in the top five among U.S. firms for Overall Diversity by Vault (2022)
  4. Enjoys a 13-year run receiving a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI)
  5. Offers 1L and 2L Diversity scholarship opportunities for law students