Operational for more than 140 years, Ropes & Gray is one of the leading law firms in the world that offers a range of litigation services. The firm practices in the areas of corporate, health care, real estate, finance and real estate law. It also deals in matters concerning, business litigation, creditors' rights, and appellate and patent litigations. In addition, the firm handles issues related to antitrust, insurance, taxation, and labor and employment law. It serves customers in the private and public sectors. The firm s clients include financial institutions, government agencies, hospitals and health care organizations, colleges and universities. Ropes & Gray manages a staff of over 1,000 lawyers and professionals.