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Jacqueline A. Rogers

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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.

Jacqueline is a member of the firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Associates Committee.

Representative Matters

  • Kindred Healthcare, Inc. and its directors in class action litigation concerning Kindred’s acquisition by Humana Inc., TPG, and Welsh Carson
  • Gordon Ramsay in petition to dissolve and wind up GR Burgr, LLC
  • Piper Jaffray & Co. in class action litigation challenging transaction between Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. and its GP, for which Simmons & Co. International (acquired by Piper) rendered a fairness opinion
  • Bob Evans Farms, Inc. in response to books and records demand
  • Gerb. Knauf KG in books and records demand directed at USG Corporation
  • 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
  • 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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Education

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
  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware, 2017

Professional Activities and Honors

  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2018 Pathfinder
  • Cooperating Attorney, Delaware ACLU