Randy Rogers is a partner in the corporate practice in Winston & Strawn’s San Francisco office. He concentrates in the areas of bankruptcy-creditor rights, real estate, and commercial lending.
Mr. Rogers represents lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured lending transactions, loan workouts and debt restructurings, and bankruptcy cases and related litigation. He is well-known for his work on agricultural lending and agricultural insolvencies, where he represents insurance companies, commercial banks, and Farm Credit System lenders. He also represents secured lenders, DIP lenders, and acquirors in Chapter 11 cases. Mr. Rogers has represented creditors’ committees in the Washington Group International, U.S. Aggregates, Morrison Knudsen, and America West Airlines cases.
Mr. Rogers received a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1977 and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1980.
Honors & Awards
Mr. Rogers was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and was named the Best Lawyers' 2014-15 San Francisco Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law "Lawyer of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each practice area, in each community is honored as a "Lawyer of the Year." He is also regularly listed in Chambers USA and named a California Super Lawyer.
Mr. Rogers is a member of the American College of Bankruptcy and the Commercial Financial Services Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. He also has served on the Agribusiness and Uniform Commercial Code Committees of the State Bar of California.
Publications & Speaking Engagements
Mr. Rogers is a member of the board of editors of Collier on Bankruptcy (15th ed., Matthew Bender) and is a contributing author to the publication. He also is a contributing author to the Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide (Matthew Bender) and the Collier Bankruptcy Manual (Matthew Bender). Mr. Rogers is the author of a one-volume book titled the Collier Farm Bankruptcy Guide (Matthew Bender, 1987, second edition, 1997) and a practice guide titled Taking Security Interests in Personal Property (Cal. Cont. Ed. Bar, 2007). In addition, Mr. Rogers has lectured for the American Agricultural Law Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Practising Law Institute, State Bar of California, American Bar Association, and the Central California Bankruptcy Institute.
Other authored works include: “Current Developments in Agricultural Bankruptcies and Insolvencies,” 5 Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, 137 (2000); and “Assignments of Rents Clauses Under California Law and in Bankruptcy: Strategy for the Secured Creditor,” 31 Hastings Law Journal, 1433 (1980).
- University of California - Hastings, JD, 1980
- University of California - Santa Cruz, BA, 1977