Firm profile submitted by Rogers & Hardin LLP
Executive Committee: Edward J Hardin, Robert C Hussle, Brett A Rogers, David G Thunhorst, Jeffrey W Willis
Rogers & Hardin is an Atlanta-based law firm with a national reputation for excellence. The firm assists clients ranging from some of the largest multi-national companies to mid-market and privately-owned businesses with their critical business needs, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising initiatives, other sophisticated corporate transactions, governance matters, trial and appellate representation and other complex dispute resolutions. Providing a multi-discipline approach within a boutique-sized footprint is what sets Rogers & Hardin apart from its typically larger peer firms. The firm believes that its approach benefits clients by providing superior work product and service on a cost-effective basis. Established in 1976, the firm has been advising business clients for over 40 years.
Extensive experience in antitrust matters, including general antitrust litigation, defense of class actions and representation in government investigations.
Commercial Real Estate & Finance:
Regularly represents financial institutions, developers, investors, owners and operators in transactions involving the acquisition, disposition, development, financing and leasing of and investments in, real estate projects throughout the United States.
Vast experience in a variety of complex business litigation matters, resulting in a national reputation for effectively representing clients in high-stakes cases with complex factual and logistical problems, class actions and matters involving injunctive or other extraordinary relief.
Actively engaged in counseling management, boards of directors and board committees with respect to fiduciary duty issues, day-to-day internal governance issues, best practices, shareholder relations, risk management, internal and external investigations and compliance issues with the full range of laws, rules and regulations related thereto.
Nationally recognized practice involving a broad spectrum of claims, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, wage and hour, ERISA, noncompete/restrictive covenant and whistleblower claims and fraud, including class actions.
Financial Services Litigation & Regulation:
Exceptional depth and experience in defending broker-dealers, investment advisors, banks, hedge funds, managers and other securities professionals before FINRA and AAA and in connection with enforcement proceedings and investigations brought by the SEC, FDIC, the SROs and state securities commissions.
Extensive experience in government investigations and enforcement actions, including securities investigations conducted by the SEC, DOJ, FINRA and others; healthcare investigations conducted by the DOJ and OIG False Claims Act; and Anti-Kickback, white collar and whistle blower investigations.
The firm offers decades of experience in both IT and healthcare, handling an array of complex business and regulatory issues. Rogers & Hardin supports a host of operational, contractual and regulatory needs for companies who face the complexities of safeguarding the privacy and security of medical record information.
Mergers & Acquisitions:
Highly-regarded in the representation of acquirors and target companies, as well as special committees, financial advisors, investors and competing bidders, in many different industries in both negotiated and hostile transactions.
Wide ranging expertise with class action and mass tort actions, including those involving building materials and pharmaceuticals.
Professional Liability/Disciplinary Proceedings:
Significant experience and expertise representing clients of all sizes, from individuals to large national accounting firms, insurance brokers and law firms, who find themselves defending against allegations that they have breached their professional obligations.
Routinely represents issuers and other market participants in private placements and public offerings of equity, investment and non-investment grade debt and ‘hybrid’ securities, including both primary and secondary offerings, Rule 144A transactions and structured financings.
Integral to the firm’s complex transactional practice, its practice provides effective tax planning in support of all practice areas.
Technology, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity:
The firm assists all types of companies with their contracting, licensing, risk assessment and dispute resolution needs in the management of their business technology and data assets.
Rogers & Hardin is part of the Interlaw network, a global network of leading independent law firms. Interlaw is ranked by Chambers and Partners as band one/elite in ‘Leading Law Firm Networks’.