Tim Diggins, a Ropes & Gray partner since 1992, is a member of the firm's corporate department, and is the co-head of the firm’s sovereign investment and derivatives practice groups. Tim and his wife Debb live on Beacon Hill, and have two teen-age children. Tim is Co-Chair of the Board of Overseers of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Director of the Boston Celebrity Series, and was until recently a long-time trustee of the Boston Ballet. Tim received a BA (Latin and Greek Classics) from The College of the Holy Cross, and a JD from the University of Chicago. He studied in Germany under a grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst. Tim has pursued his interests in the Classics since college, and has collected a substantial personal library of works in Latin and Greek. It was the Athenaeum’s collection of Latin and Greek works, and of ancient philosophy and commentaries, that initially drew Tim to the Athenaeum. Tim is a long-time member and is a Proprietor of the Athenaeum.