placeholder.png

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett as 103rd Supreme Court Justice

placeholder.png

The Drama of the Online Bar Exam, the NCBE, and 2020 Bar Examinees

placeholder.png

2020 Survey Shows $165K Average Law Student Debt at Graduation

placeholder.png

The 2020 Law School Guide to Success for Rising 1Ls

Law Firms

This Week in Law Firm News: Oct 18 Edition

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Good news for a change for many major Massachusetts law firms since the pandemic in March.

Written by:

Lawwly

Views:

65

placeholder.png

We’ve come a long way since the days of pay cuts and shutdowns for big law firms as a result of the pandemic.


Here’s some good news for a change.


Ropes & Gray


On October 20, Ropes and Gray was awarded the “Licensing & Collaboration Firm of the Year” and “Impact Deal of the Year” as a result of their work with Sarepta Therapeutics.


Ropes and Gray facilitated a licensing agreement with Roche valued at $1.15 billion. Additionally, antitrust partner and practice chair Mark Popofsky of Washington D.C. was awarded the “Antitrust Litigator of the Year.”


As a result, Ropes and Gray has been awarded with a total of three LMG Life Sciences Awards for 2020. Ropes and Gray continues to hold the position of the top law firm in the Life Sciences space.


Goulston & Storrs


On October 14, Am Law 200 firm Goulston & Storrs has launched its College Sports Law Practice to assist colleges and universities navigate the legal landscape during the pandemic.


The firm has recruited two high-profile sports professionals to consult and is putting together a winning and diverse team to lead the practice. 


Murphy & King


Massachusetts law firm Murphy & King brings nine new Super Lawyers to the 2020 Massachusetts Super Lawyers List, as well as two new selections to the 2020 Massachusetts Rising Stars list.


The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and leading city and regional magazine and newspaper companies across the country.


Murphy & King provides practical and cost-effective solutions for start-ups and corporations for over 30 years.

Robinson+Cole


An additional five lawyers from Robinson+Cole’s boston location were added to the Super Lawyers list for Massachusetts in 2020, as well as two new selections to the 2020 Massachusetts Rising Stars list.


The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and leading city and regional magazine and newspaper companies across the country.


Robinson+Cole is an AmLaw 200 law firm established over 175 years ago to serve regional, national, and international clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.


That’s all we’ve got for this week.


Please consider subscribing to our newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest law firm news.

placeholder.png

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett as 103rd Supreme Court Justice

placeholder.png

The Drama of the Online Bar Exam, the NCBE, and 2020 Bar Examinees

placeholder.png

2020 Survey Shows $165K Average Law Student Debt at Graduation

placeholder.png

The 2020 Law School Guide to Success for Rising 1Ls

DISCLAIMER: All blog posts with the author "Lawwly Contributor" have been submitted to us through our contributor portal. Lawwly only edits the posts for grammatical and typing errors. The views expressed in the blog posts by contributors are those of the contributor and do not necessarily reflect the official position of Lawwly, who shall not be held liable for any inaccuracies presented. The contributor of any post presented on this site is responsible for obtaining all necessary permissions for publication. See our policies for more information.