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Jennings Strouss Attorney Christopher J. Rogers Elected as Chair of the State Bar of Arizona Business Law Section and Chair-Elect of the Securities Regulation Law Section

October 14, 2020

Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ (October 15, 2020) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce the election of attorney Christopher J. Rogers as Chair of the State Bar of Arizona Business Law Section and Chair-Elect of the Securities Regulation Law Section for the 2020-2021 term.

These sections promote the objectives of the State Bar of Arizona within the area of business law and of federal and state securities laws, and to further the development of these fields of law.

“The talent in Arizona’s business and securities bar sections is tremendous,” stated Christopher J. Rogers. “As Chair and Chair-Elect, I’m thrilled to continue working with these gifted colleagues. It’s been a tough year, but exciting things are happening in business, securities, and M&A sectors and it’s a great time to be practicing in these areas.”

Mr. Rogers, former Senior Co-Vice Chair of the Business Law Section and Vice Chair of the Securities Regulation Law Section, is a Member in the Firm’s Business Transactions practice group, where his practice focuses on corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, real estate finance, and all forms of business transactions. He has considerable experience organizing and advising private investment funds, including qualified opportunity zone funds. He regularly advises companies in their capital raising initiatives but also financial professionals (including fund managers) with their SEC and ACC compliance. He practices in Arizona, New Jersey, and New York.

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

For over 75 years, Jennings Strouss has been dedicated to providing clients with strategic legal guidance to help them seize every opportunity. The firm is well-known for its rich heritage, commitment to community, and long-lasting relationships. We have a deep understanding of business and law. When you work with us, you’ll have a team of legal experts who are dedicated to your vision of success.

Through our offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Tucson, Arizona, and Washington, D.C., we leverage resources both regionally and nationally to serve our expanding client base. Jennings Strouss is deeply rooted in each of our locations’ legal and business communities, and is especially instrumental in helping shape the dynamic growth of Arizona and many of its institutions. The firm promotes a pragmatic, results-oriented approach, coupled with a healthy, well-managed, and friendly atmosphere of collaboration.

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