Randall W. Bodner

Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

Randall W. Bodner

Randall W. Bodner

Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

Biography

Randy, who is a member of Ropes & Gray’s governing Policy Committee and former head of the firm’s business and securities litigation practice group, focuses on securities litigation, corporate governance matters, deal-related litigation, contentious insolvency litigation, securities enforcement matters, D&O insurance coverage, and other complex commercial disputes. Called “an engaged, passionate advocate of superior creativity” by Chambers USA, Randy has considerable experience in both the courtroom and the boardroom from his successful representations of corporations, financial services companies, private equity clients, hedge funds and individual officers and directors in corporate and securities disputes across the country. Randy has also conducted numerous internal investigations for clients involving highly sensitive matters, successfully defended against investigations and threatened actions by the SEC, DOJ and other government agencies, and guided companies through grand jury investigations to avoid criminal prosecution.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Randy served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where his notable successes included convictions in the six-month trial of high-ranking members of the Medellin Cocaine Cartel as well as the two-month trial of the acting boss and other members of the Luchese Organized Crime Family of La Cosa Nostra.

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Number of Awards

11

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Future Chair at Ropes & Gray LLP (Effective 01/2020)

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Future Managing Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP (Effective 01/2020)

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Co-Managing Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Co-Chair, Government Enforcement Practice Group at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Co-Chair, Women's Forum at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Randall W. Bodner
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Education
JD, magna cum laude
Class of 1985

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1981

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts & Sciences and its three leading professional schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.

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Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Career History
Partner
Current

Ropes & Gray LLP is a global law firm with 11 offices located in the United States, Asia, and Europe. The firm has over 1,100 lawyers, and professionals worldwide, and its clients include corporations and financial institutions, government agencies, universities, and health care organizations. It was founded in 1865 in Boston, Massachusetts by John Codman Ropes and John Chipman Gray

Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York
Prior

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interests of the United States according to the law; ensures public safety against threats foreign and domestic; provides federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeks just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and ensures fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Clerk
Prior

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (in case citations, 2d Cir.) is one of the thirteen United States Courts of Appeals. Its territory comprises the states of Connecticut, New York, and Vermont, and the court has appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts: District of Connecticut, Eastern District of New York, Northern District of New York, Southern District of New York, Western District of New York, District of Vermont.

Boards & Committees
Member, Governing Policy Committee
Current

Ropes & Gray LLP is a global law firm with 11 offices located in the United States, Asia, and Europe. The firm has over 1,100 lawyers, and professionals worldwide, and its clients include corporations and financial institutions, government agencies, universities, and health care organizations. It was founded in 1865 in Boston, Massachusetts by John Codman Ropes and John Chipman Gray

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior - 2016

Saint James School is a private company headquartered in St. James, MD, involved in schools and educational services,.

Political Donations
$125
2002
$1,000
1999

White House Cyber Security Adviser at Executive Office of the President Under Donald Trump

$250
1997

Senior Counsel at Casner & Edwards LLP

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Bain Capital Private Equity LP, Development Bank of Japan, Inc. /Private Equity, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, Ltd., Toshiba Memory Corp. /Private Group purchase Toshiba Memory Corp. from Toshiba Corp.

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TPG Capital, LP, Leonard Green & Partners LP, J. Crew Group, Inc. /Private purchase J. Crew Group, Inc.

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OSIM International Pte Ltd., Prospect Hill Growth Partners, Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd. purchase Brookstone, Inc.

Awards & Honors
2012
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
2012
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
2011
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
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