Michael F. Rogers

Partner

Overview

Mike Rogers is a corporate attorney handling transactional matters for a wide array of businesses throughout the United States, including companies involved in live entertainment, venue development, beverage distribution, ATM ownership, oil and gas services, prescription drug sales and software development. Mike’s representative clients include:

  • ACE Theatrical Group LLC
  • Becker Interests LP
  • Cardtronics LP
  • Dril-Quip Inc.
  • Feld Motor Sports Inc.
  • Houston Distributing Company Inc.
  • KEG 1 LLC
  • Live Nation Entertainment Inc.
  • Luscinia Health Care
  • Thompson/Hanson Inc.
  • Ticketmaster LLP
  • BASE Entertainment

Clients rely on Mike’s skills, experience and tireless approach for a broad range of corporate legal needs. These include acquisitions, divestitures, debt financing, private equity financing, technology issues, joint venture formations and business organizational matters.

Mike has significant, first-hand experience with complex acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures in a variety of industries, including live entertainment, ticketing and software. Many clients also hire Mike to assist in the negotiation and drafting of key operating contracts, and privately owned businesses utilize his services in developing and documenting ownership and governance schemes. These often include buy-sell arrangements, succession plans and integration with estate planning goals.

Michael currently serves as the Houston Office Managing Partner.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Houston Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Houston Children's Charity
  • Board Member, Sent Ministries Inc.
  • Board Member, Young Life – Houston Metro
  • Sunday School Teacher, Bethel Independent Presbyterian Church
  • Active participant in mentor program at Sharpstown High School, an inner city school in Houston

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized, AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™

Education

  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, (1983), with honors
  • B.A., Rice University, (1980), cum laude
    • Chemical Engineering

Admissions

  • Texas (1983)

Representative Matters

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Successfully negotiated the release of $1.8 million from the registry of the court for a Mexican client related to loan agreements for a construction project located in Texas
Represent national entertainment and live events/ticketing company in stock acquisition of internet-based event ticketing services company
Divestiture of student bus transportation services assets pursuant to a DOJ Order

Insights

2019 NDI Executive Exchange
14-15 November 2019
Chicago, IL