Marc Rubenstein > Ropes & Gray LLP > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ropes & Gray LLP
BOSTON, MA 02199
United States

Work Department

Intellectual Property




Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Venture capital and emerging companies

(Firms to watch)

Ropes & Gray LLP has an especially active Boston-based team, led by partners Marc Rubenstein and Bradford Flint, with especially strong links to growth companies operating in the life sciences and biotechnology sectors.

United States > Industry focus > Healthcare: life sciences

Ropes & Gray LLP‘s healthcare team has ‘very specific expertise in niche investment classes,’ and is known as a go-to firm on major transactions. M&A is a key area of experience, having advised Acceleron on its $11.5bn sale to Merck, with the team also able to act in strategic affiliations and financing agreements. Its dedicated regulatory arm is known for its work on clinical trials and drug pricing matters, with a growing emphasis on digital health. Litigation is another key strength, with the team offering distinct practices in Hatch-Waxman litigation and broader contentious corporate support focused on life sciences clients. The team’s Boston office is a source for many leading attorneys in the sector, including transactional IP expert David McIntosh, Marc Rubenstein, who advises clients on collaboration agreements and M&A chair Chris Comeau. Silicon Valley-based Megan Baca is a key adviser to digital health companies. Washington DC-based Gregory Levine advises on FDA regulations, with an emphasis on the therapeutics and diagnostics segments.