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Luncheon: November 19th

November 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

November Presentation

Presentation – Qualified Zone Opportunities

Speakers – Christopher J Rogers and Patrick Welch of Jennings Strouss

Christopher J Rogers

Overview

Mr. Rogers’ and his opportunity zone group at Jennings Strouss have organized at least 15 opportunity zone funds in the past year, ranging in size from $5 – $100 million. His broader practice focuses on corporate, securities, fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, and other business transactions. His clients include real estate developers, venture capital, real estate and other investment funds, investment advisers, founders and entrepreneurs, and growing and mature companies in diverse industries.

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 various business and community organizations. Mr. Rogers also holds leadership positions in the State Bar of Arizona, serving as Co-Vice Chair of the Business Law section, and Chair-Elect of the Securities Regulation sections. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, New Jersey, and New York.


Patrick Welch

Overview

Mr. Welch focuses his practice in the areas of general and complex commercial litigation, construction litigation, and fidelity and surety litigation. He is licensed in Arizona, Nevada, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Based in Arizona, Mr. Welch regularly assists surety and fidelity clients with all facets of Arizona and Nevada claim investigations, litigation, trial, arbitration, mediation, and appeals.

Areas of Focus

  • Performance and Payment Bond Claim Investigations
  • Project Default
  • Takeover and Completion Agreements
  • Indemnity Workout Agreements
  • Miscellaneous and Statutory Bonds, including contractor license bonds, vehicle dealer bonds, notary bonds, transaction privilege tax bonds, broker and escrow agent bonds, mortgage broker bonds, and guardianship bonds
  • Fidelity Claim Investigations and Opinions
  • Design Professional Negligence
  • Delay Claims

Education

J.D., New England School of Law (2005) B.A., Connecticut College (1999)

Biography

Mr. Welch focuses his practice in the areas of general and complex commercial litigation, construction litigation, and fidelity and surety litigation. He is licensed in Arizona, Nevada, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Based in Arizona, Mr. Welch regularly assists surety and fidelity clients with all facets of Arizona and Nevada claim investigations, litigation, trial, arbitration, mediation, and appeals.

Mr. Welch also has a wealth of overseas experience, having worked for Mitsubishi International Corporation (a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation); Indochina Capital Corporation, a financial services firm based in Hanoi, Vietnam; and General Electric Company (GE), a U.S. multinational conglomerate. He is a fluent Spanish speaker and has extensive family and professional contacts within the Mexican, Argentine, and Colombian legal communities. Mr. Welch’s international experience well positions him to assist surety and fidelity clients with overseas claim investigations, particularly within Latin America.

Jennings Strouss is dedicated to providing clients with strategic legal guidance to help them seize every opportunity. Since 1942, the firm has been well-known for its rich heritage, commitment to community, and long-lasting relationships. We have a deep understanding of business and law. When you work with us, you’ll have a team of legal experts who are dedicated to your vision of success. Through our offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Tucson, Arizona, and Washington, D.C., we leverage resources both regionally and nationally to serve our expanding client base. Jennings Strouss is deeply rooted in each of our locations’ legal and business communities, and especially instrumental in helping shape the dynamic growth of Arizona and many of its institutions. The firm promotes a pragmatic, results-oriented approach, coupled with a healthy, well-managed, and friendly atmosphere of collaboration. As a full-service law firm, we are ideally equipped to provide legal assistance to entities of all sizes.

Details

Date:
November 19
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Blanco
2502 E. Camelback Rd. #122
Phoenix, AZ 85016 United States
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Phone:
(602) 429-8000
Website:
https://www.foxrc.com/restaurants/blanco-tacos-tequila/