Christopher J. Rogers

Christopher J. Rogers

Buchalter, A Professional Corporation

Recognized since 2023

Scottsdale, Arizona

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

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Mr. Rogers’ practice focuses on corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, real estate finance, and all kinds of business transactions. He regularly represents investors and companies as they conduct securities offerings and other finance and capital transactions as well as advising them through ordinary course legal issues. He is Chair of the State Bar of Arizona’s Securities Regulation Section and Past Chair of the Business Law Section.

Clients often turn to Mr. Rogers to organize and advise their businesses and investment funds (including venture, real estate, and qualified opportunity zone investment funds). He offers significant experience in proper governance through operating agreements, equity incentive plans, shareholder agreements, disclosure and offering materials, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) compliance, as well as regular legal issues facing any operating business. Mr. Rogers also assists registered investment advisers and investment funds manage SEC obligations. Regularly serving as transaction counsel in the sale or purchase of small and large businesses, clients often turn to Mr. Rogers for knowledgeable guidance through some of the most important transactions for any business.

His clients include banks, real estate and venture capital funds, investment advisors, founders and entrepreneurs, growing and mature companies and partnerships, and others in industries as diverse as real estate, technology, agriculture, energy, food service, financial technology, manufacturing, emerging industry, finance, entertainment, and others.

Mr. Rogers is active in both the legal and broader business and investment community. He will often be found mentoring entrepreneurs throughout the startup-ecosystem. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona Chapter, a leading mid-market private equity organization, and is actively involved with the Arizona Technology Council, Invest Southwest, and Venture Madness. Mr. Rogers holds leadership positions in the State Bar of Arizona, serving on the Executive Council of the Business Law and the Securities Regulation Sections. He currently serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors of the Jennings Strouss Foundation.

Growing up in Utah and Arizona, Chris continued his education and invested his early professional life on the east coast where he worked in Congress as a Legislative Assistant advising a member of the House International Relations Committee on trade, defense and business issues and then later in the political unit at CNN as one of the producers of the daily political debate program “Crossfire.”

  • 15279 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 440
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254-1754
  • American University, J.D., graduated 2008
Bar Admissions
  • Arizona, State Bar of Arizona
  • New Jersey, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York, New York State Bar Association

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Corporate Law
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law


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