Mr. Lawrence was a partner at the law firm of Ropes & Gray from 1976 until his retirement on December 31, 2007. Mr. Lawrence became chairman of the Partners HealthCare Board in July 2012. He had previously served on the Partners Board from 1998 to 2008. He is the former chairman of the Massachusetts General Hospital and former trustee/director of The General Hospital Corporation, McLean Hospital, Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society Inc., Wellesley College, and Groton School. He is also a director of Invesco, Inc. Mr. Lawrence graduated from Harvard College and Columbia Law School.