R. Garret Rogers
Prior to joining Grahall, Mr. Rogers worked in the New York office of Pearl Meyer & Partners for 10 years. In such capacity, he consulted with publicly and privately held companies in the design and implementation of equity participation programs and incentives for subsidiaries, business units, spin-offs, IPOs, bankruptcies, joint ventures, and Litigation Efforts. Mr. Rogers also specializes in the design and negotiating of employment, change-in-control, severance and retention arrangements. While his experience covers a wide spectrum of different industries, he has worked extensively with Clients in the financial services industry, private equity, hedge funds, technology and insurance industries.
Previously, he was with the law firm of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross, where he advised public and private companies regarding the structuring and negotiation of employment, change in control and severance arrangements and Litigation Efforts. Mr. Rogers also interned in the Washington D.C. office of current Senate majority Leader Harry Reid. While interning, Mr. Rogers authored a white paper on the impact of then proposed IRC Section 280G.
Mr. Rogers holds advanced degrees from each of New York University Law School (J.D.) and Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management (MBA-Finance) and received a bachelor of arts in World Political Economics from Colorado College. He is currently co-authoring a book on Negotiating CEO employment agreements.