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Christopher Rogers

Christopher Rogers

Partner

Haynes and Boone, LLP
Texas, U.S.A.

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Profile
Chris Rogers's litigation practice focuses on controversies involving actual or threatened government enforcement. He has represented corporations and individuals who were targets, subjects, or witnesses in criminal investigations by government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Texas Attorney General's Office. His clients operate in many different industries, including telecommunications, healthcare, banking, securities, construction, and military contracting.

Education

  • J.D., Duke University, 2005
  • B.A., History, Southern Methodist University, 2002
  • B.B.A., Finance, Southern Methodist University, 2002
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

False Claims Act. Won summary judgment in qui tam action by whistleblower alleging fraud in government procurement contract for the refurbishment of U.S. Coast Guard vessels; Poison Pill Litigation. Represented enterprise software company at trial in Delaware Chancery Court challenging novel corporate takeover defense under Delaware law; Stock Option Backdating. Represented corporate officer in civil litigation over stock options backdating practices; Indirect Purchaser Litigation. Represented a medical device company in defending indirect purchaser claims by plaintiffs in companion case to U.S. v. Dentsply Int'l; Accounting Fraud. Defended manufacturing company against claims of accounting fraud related to financial restatement and earnings projection issues; Commissioned Sales Agent. Member of trial team that won jury verdict and treble damages under the Texas Sales Representative Act (TSRA).
Articles

False Claims Act Year in Review 2016
Haynes and Boone, LLP, January 2017

The False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729, et seq. (FCA) continued to be a significant focus of government and whistleblower activity in 2016. ThisYear in Review highlights several key developments, including:   The U.S. Department of Justice is continuing its strong enforcement of the FCA, including recovering more than $4.7 billion in settlements and judgments in FCA cases in 2016, as well as continuing its focus on individual culpability...

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