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Paul Rogers

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Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner

Position

Paul Rogers is a partner with a broad-based corporate and securities transactional and advisory practice. His practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, securities offerings, corporate governance and commercial transactions. He has served as outside counsel to numerous companies, ranging in size from the development stage to large public companies, entrepreneurs and venture capital firms. Mr. Rogers is co-chair of Covington’s Venture Capital and Emerging Companies practice.

Career

Mr. Rogers has experience in a number of industries, including defense, national security, government services, internet, communications, software, life sciences, distribution and manufacturing. Mr. Rogers has practiced in both Boston, MA and Washington, DC.

Education

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1985 (cum laude; Georgetown Law Journal, Editor); Williams College, B.A., 1979 (cum laude).


United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

Venture capital and emerging companies

Within: Venture capital and emerging companies

Covington & Burling LLP’s practice is led by Ellen Corenswet in New York and Paul Rogers in Washington DC. Corenswet focuses on life sciences, technology and media companies, while Rogers focuses on investments and public and private securities transactions. Tom DeFilipps joined the Silicon Valley office in September 2016 as chair of the firm’s West Coast corporate practice and its venture capital and emerging company practice. Scott Anthony and Ingrid Rechtin are prominent in the technology space, advising on cleantech, e-commerce, predictive analytics and fintech transactions. Recent highlights include advising Propel.vc as lead investor on Guideline Technologies’ $4.6m Series A round and handling numerous investments for Salesforce Ventures, including the Series B financing of BugCrowd, the Series A financing of Amplero, the Series E financing of Quid, the Series A financing of Simplus and the Series D financing of SessionM. IFM Therapeutics, Kit Check, Athyrium Capital Management and Tencent Holdings are all clients.

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