Edward D. Rogers is the Team Leader of the Eminent Domain team. He is also a member of the Antitrust and Competition, Loss Recovery, and Real Estate and Construction Litigation Groups, and is in charge of the Professional Liability Practice Group. His business litigation practice spans a wide variety of civil cases, with an emphasis on eminent domain cases and complex antitrust. Ed also serves as the firm's Partner-in-Charge of Training and Alumni Relations.
In his antitrust practice, Ed represents plaintiffs and defendants in monopolization and conspiracy cases. His eminent domain practice involves high stakes condemnation matters for property owners and government entities. Ed’s loss recovery practice consists of counseling and representing clients in antitrust disputes to recover overcharges.
- Representing property owners as condemnee in a complex eminent domain action related to a large parcel of land adjacent to the Philadelphia International Airport. Successfully tried the action to a Board of View, resulting in a substantial award to the client that is currently on appeal.
- Representing a major Philadelphia utility as condemnor in a substantial eminent domain action involving a waterfront parcel in West Philadelphia.
- Representing a major mixed-use developer in connection with a partial taking of an office/retail/hotel parcel for light rail expansion by the City of Phoenix.
Recognition & Accomplishments
The Legal 500 US, Antitrust - Civil litigation/class action - defense and plaintiff, 2019
AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
"News Gathering Practices After Bartnicki v. Vopper," LDRC Prepublication/Prebroadcast Review Subcommittee Report, November 2002
"District Court Dismisses Libel Claim Against Website Operator for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction: Plaintiff's Residence in Jurisdiction Insufficient," The Legal Intelligencer, June 2002
"Striking the Wrong Balance: Constituency Statutes and Corporate Governance," Pepperdine Law Review, Volume 21, Number 3, 1994
Columbia Law School (J.D. 1991)
Recipient, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholarship
Harvard University (A.B., magna cum laude, 1983)