Ropes & Gray Strips Kelley Drye Of Four Partners

Law360, New York (February 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Boston-based powerhouse Ropes & Gray has lured four partners away from Kelley Drye in a move designed to bolster its New York bankruptcy practice.

The Boston-based general practice firm announced the move earlier this week, describing the hiring spree as “significantly enhancing the firm’s capabilities in representing institutional investors, committees, financiers and debtors in large, complex restructurings and bankruptcies.”

The four new additions to the firm are bankruptcy lawyers Mark I. Bane, Mark R. Somerstein, Keith H. Wofford and corporate attorney Mark Kokas, all former partners...
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