Thursday, August 6, 2015
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon Expands Corporate, Securities & Finance Department with the Addition of Robert K. Rogers and Christopher J. Rogers
PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 6, 2015) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that two new attorneys, Robert K. Rogers and Christopher J. Rogers, have joined the firm’s Phoenix office, expanding the firm’s Corporate, Securities and Finance legal services.
“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Bob and Chris Rogers to the Jennings Strouss family,” stated John C. Norling, Managing Attorney. “Bob and Chris are men of great character and integrity, and have established themselves as leaders in the areas of securities law and the Canadian capital markets. They will be tremendous assets to our firm and we look forward to working with them to expand the services Jennings Strouss can offer to each of our clients.”
Robert Rogers joined the firm as a Member. He is a long-time figure of the Arizona corporate and securities bar, and previously practiced in the corporate and securities departments of large New York and Salt Lake City law firms. Bob’s practice focuses on business and corporate law with emphasis on finance and private/public securities offerings in the United States and internationally; SEC compliance; mergers and acquisitions; high tech; licensing; venture capital; international law and technology transfer; and limited liability companies. He is also active in the community, and serves on various committees and boards for Arizona organizations. Bob is an Executive Board member of the Canada-Arizona Business Council, a non-profit established to promote and foster bilateral trade and investment.
Christopher Rogers joined the firm as an Associate. His practice focuses primarily in the areas of general corporate law and private securities offerings. Chris’ experience includes advising U.S. companies and investors in connection with domestic and cross-border debt and equity securities offerings; organizing and counseling start-up companies; private equity funds and special purpose entities; and general business and corporate law. Chris previously worked in Washington, D.C. as a Senior Legislative Assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives and as one of the producers of CNN’s daily political debate program, “Crossfire.” He also served as Special Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, NY, worked in the Federal Communications Commission’s Media Bureau, Policy Division, and clerked in the Superior Court of New Jersey. Chris is currently General Counsel for the Canada-Arizona Business Council, and serves on the Executive Committee of the State Bar of Arizona Section on Securities Regulation.
"Jennings Strouss is a natural fit for us,” stated Bob Rogers. “Not only do their attorneys have exceptional skills, but they are a real pleasure to know and work with. We are excited to contribute to the breadth of services that Jennings Strouss is known for, and look forward to bringing our clients all the legal tools that growth-oriented companies need under one roof.”
About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
Jennings, Strouss &Salmon, PLC, has been providing legal counsel for over 70 years through its offices in Phoenix and Peoria, Arizona; and Washington, D.C. The firm's primary areas of practice include agribusiness; bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; employee benefits and pensions; energy; family law and domestic relations; health care; intellectual property; labor and employment; legal ethics; litigation; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; tax; and trust and estates. For additional information please visit http://www.jsslaw.com/default.aspx and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
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