Loretta Richard > Ropes & Gray LLP > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ropes & Gray LLP
BOSTON, MA 02199
United States

Work Department

Investment Management





Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Noted for its stellar expertise in the life sciences, healthcare and financial services sectors, the team at Ropes & Gray LLP acts for private equity firms and public companies in high-end M&A, such as advising a leading biotech company in the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of its $11.5bn sale to a major competitor.. In the firm’s Boston office, practice co-leader Loretta Richard focuses on ESOP transactions, while fellow co-leader Renata Ferrari has considerable experience in handling the executive compensation, disclosure and shareholder-related aspects of IPOs. Based in New York, Alexandra Alperovich advises private equity firms, such as Harvest Partners, in high value acquisitions, while Joshua Lichtenstein specializes in ERISA Title 1 mandates. Jennifer Rikoski is another key member of the team and operates from the firm’s office in Boston.

United States > Tax > US taxes: contentious

Ropes & Gray LLP represent asset management firms and clients in life sciences and fintech industries on complex federal and SALT litigation and appeals. The team provides mock audits, drafts formal and informal guidance on reporting and withholding of taxable income, and regularly represent clients in bankruptcy courts and before grand juries. Based in Boston, practice group leader Loretta Richard represents both corporations and high-net-worth individuals in general tax litigation matters, both in District Courts and Federal Court of Claims.