Overview

Welcome to Scope of Practice, a new Ropes & Gray podcast series for law students and recent graduates that provides an inside look into different practice groups and the lives of attorneys in those groups at the firm. To keep current on new episodes, subscribe to this podcast series on AppleGoogleSpotify.

Scope of Practice: Special Feature—Acing Law Firm Interviews
6/15/2022

On this special feature episode of Scope of Practice, hiring partners across several of Ropes & Gray’s offices provide some quick interview tips, followed by a deeper dive discussion with asset management associate, Yoni Levy, and real estate counsel and on-campus interviewer, Chrystal LaRoche, about how to excel at law firm interviews. 

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Scope of Practice: Special Situations—Distressed Companies, Relaxed Associates
4/20/2022 

On this episode of Scope of Practice, Ropes & Gray asset management associate, Yoni Levy, speaks with private capital transactions associates, Nell Ethridge and Brian Klapow, about their work on loans to distressed companies and related equity projects.

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Playing by the Rules—An Insight into Regulatory Practice
4/6/2022 

On this episode of Scope of Practice, Ropes & Gray asset management associate, Yoni Levy, speaks with asset management partner, Nicole Krea, and associate, Chris Aitken, about their practice focused on certain regulations as applied to private funds.

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Scope of Practice: Hedging Your Bets—Chronicle of a Career Path
 
3/23/2022

On this episode of Scope of Practice, Ropes & Gray asset management associate, Yoni Levy, speaks with asset management associate, Chidi Oteh, about his hedge funds-focused practice and his career path to date, which includes leaving and returning to the firm as an associate, and then working as a secondee for a client.

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Scope of Practice: Derivatives and Commodities—Anything but Onions
3/9/2022

On this episode of Scope of Practice, Ropes & Gray asset management associate, Yoni Levy, speaks with partner, Jeremy Liabo, and counsel, Molly Moore, both members of the asset management practice who focus on derivatives and commodities trading and regulation, about their unique practice space.

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Scope of Practice: Don’t Mess with Taxes
2/23/2022

On this episode of Scope of Practice, Ropes & Gray asset management associate, Yoni Levy, speaks with tax associate, Colby Rogers, about life as an associate in the tax practice at the firm.

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Scope of Practice: Employed with Benefits
2/9/2022

On this episode of Scope of Practice, Ropes & Gray asset management associate, Yoni Levy, speaks with Kyle Higley, who was recently promoted to partner in the firm’s employment, executive compensation & benefits group, about his practice and to discuss the roles and responsibilities of an associate in the firm.

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Scope of Practice: Mixed Practices—Registered & Private Funds
1/26/2022

On this episode of Scope of Practice, Ropes & Gray asset management associate, Yoni Levy, speaks with asset management associate, Chelsea Childs, about her practice, which is split across registered funds and private funds work, as well as the firm’s San Francisco office.

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An Introduction to Private Funds

1/12/2022

In this inaugural episode, asset management associate and host, Yoni Levy, speaks with asset management associate, Young Yoon, about life as an associate in the private funds practice at the firm.

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