Health Group Of The Year: Ropes & Gray

Law360, New York (January 23, 2012, 6:55 PM EST) -- Ropes & Gray LLP earned a spot on Law360's list of Health Groups of 2011 not because of its work in the courtroom, but in the boardroom, helping to broker a trio of billion-dollar transactions, topped by biotechnology company Genzyme Corp.'s $20.1 billion sale to French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi-Aventis SA.

The transaction, which closed in April, was one beset with shareholder lawsuits and accusations that Sanofi was undervaluing Genzyme. Ropes & Gray partner Marc Rubenstein, who co-chairs the firm's life sciences practice, says the ability of...
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