Michael A. Rogers, Associate

Biography

Michael A. Rogers is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group and represents clients in all aspects of business litigation, including defending and prosecuting lawsuits on behalf of large and small companies. His practice focuses primarily on competition law and unfair trade practices. Mr. Rogers advises businesses regarding the effects and enforceability of non-competition covenants, and he litigates disputes over restrictive covenants. He also represents financial institutions in all aspects of lender liability law. He has litigated National Bank Act preemption of state consumer protection statutes, has defended loan-servicing class actions, and has litigated the applicability of the Federal Arbitration Act to consumer disputes. Mr. Rogers has representative experience with the federal statutes that affect lenders, including the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Billing Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Truth in Lending Act, and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. He also represents financial institutions in litigated matters in bankruptcy court, including discharge injunction claims, automatic stay claims, and issues involving reaffirmation agreements.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Indiana University–Maurer School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2008)
  • Purdue University (B.S., cum laude, 2005)

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Indianapolis Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Indiana State Bar Association (Member)
  • Defense Research Institute (Member)
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (Member)

Professional Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers® -Rising Stars 2014-2016 Editions