Jane Willis is a partner and the co-head of the business & securities litigation practice at Ropes & Gray. She is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University in Applied Mathematics in 1991, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1994. In school, she had a reputation as a mathematical whiz, and was recruited into the MIT Blackjack Team. The book Bringing Down the House and the film 21 are based upon the team’s success. Willis is portrayed as a character named “Jill” in both the book and film. As a lawyer, Jane has twenty years of experience representing clients in complex business litigation and antitrust matters, including business disputes and class actions. As a part of her antitrust practice, Jane has represented many of the firm’s clients in mergers and acquisitions subject to antitrust merger review and investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission. Jane has been interviewed for her litigation and antitrust experience by various publications including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Legal Times, Competition Law360, Modern Healthcare, Reuters and Bloomberg News Services.