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Jacqueline A. Rogers

Attorneys Main

Ms. Rogers is a member of the firm’s Corporate Group and her practice involves corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery, including stockholder class and derivative litigation, alternative entity litigation, and complex commercial disputes.  Her experience also includes litigating and providing advice concerning various statutory proceedings under the Delaware General Corporation Law, such as indemnification and advancement suits, stockholder appraisal actions, litigation involving contested director elections, and books and records demands.

Representative Matters

  • Simon Property Group in commercial litigation relating to joint venture projects
  • Lorillard, Inc. in class action litigation related to Reynolds American Inc.’s acquisition of Lorillard
  • Alpha Natural Resources in class action litigation concerning its acquisition of Massey Energy Company
  • National Amusements Inc., the controlling stockholder of Viacom Inc., in litigation concerning a contested election of Viacom directors and amendments to Viacom’s bylaws
  • Subsidiary of Jenzabar, Inc. in books and records demand
  • Gentiva Health Services, Inc. in class action litigation related to Kindred Healthcare, Inc.’s acquisition of Gentiva and related stockholder appraisal action
  • Alpha Natural Resources relating to a former director/officer’s petition for indemnification and advancement
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The College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2012;

  • Member, William & Mary Law Review
  • Articles Editor, William & Mary Business Law Review
  • Best Corporate Brief Winner, 2012 Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Moot Court Competition at Widener University School of Law
  • 2012 Gambrell Professionalism Award (recognizing excellence in legal writing, research, analysis, and client relations)

University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006

  • Goldstone Prize for Best Senior Honors Thesis

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Delaware, 2012

Professional Activities and Honors

  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association—Business Law Section:
    • Member, Mergers & Acquisitions Committee
    • Member, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee
    • Member, Class and Derivative Actions Subcommittee
    • Member, Corporate Counseling and Litigation Subcommittee
    • Member, Women Business and Commercial Advocates Subcommittee
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Cooperating Attorney, Delaware ACLU