'It’s going to be death by a thousand cuts' – why are so many partners leaving Ropes & Gray?

Ropes has seen more than 20 partners exit the firm since the start of the year. Here, current and former partners give their take on the departures

“It’s going to be death by a thousand cuts if people keep leaving at this rate.”

One former Ropes & Gray partner does not mince his words when reflecting on the rate of departures the Boston-headquartered firm has seen so far this year.

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