Ropes & Gray Lures Equity Partner From DE Shaw

Law360, New York (April 14, 2011, 3:16 PM EDT) -- Ropes & Gray LLP announced Tuesday that it has snagged an experienced private equity attorney from D.E. Shaw & Co. to bolster its growing presence in Asia.

Marcia Ellis, the firm’s fourth lateral hire in greater China and one of the leading private and mergers and acquisitions attorneys in Asia, is joining the firm as a partner in Ropes & Gray’s Hong Kong office.

“Marcia Ellis’ legal skills, keen business sense and extraordinary knowledge of China’s economy, culture and language give Ropes & Gray clients a...
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