John F. Rogers Jr., a shareholder in the Nashville office, concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial real estate (including acquisitions, divestitures, development and leasing) and financial services and transactions. He also is a member of the Firm's Economic Development Group and has experience in land-use matters. Mr. Rogers helps clients implement and consummate a variety of different and complex transactions. He has experience in the negotiation and preparation of complex real estate and financing documents, including as relates to land acquisitions, portfolio transactions, sale/leaseback transactions, health care facilities and financing "work-out" transactions for both private and publicly traded corporate/entity and financial institution clients, including real estate investment trusts (REITs). He also has experience in negotiating asset purchase agreements and other business acquisition and divestiture agreements. Mr. Rogers joined the Firm in the fall of 1997 after practicing in Louisville, Kentucky for approximately eight years.