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S. Rogers Warner Jr.

Partner
Recruiting Committee Chair

Rogers Warner has more than 20 years of experience in mergers, acquisitions and other business ventures. He regularly acts as lead counsel on acquisition matters, assisting the client – whether buyer or seller – in managing the transaction from planning and legal diligence, to negotiating and signing, to closing. He has managed transactions in numerous industries with a particular focus on health care and behavioral health services transactions.
 
His experience also includes transactions in other industries, including commercial construction, wholesale distribution (flooring, building products), retail (automobile dealerships), manufacturing (circuit boards, sheet goods and coated fabrics, industrial machinery) and nonprofit education (charter schools, colleges and universities).

In addition to mergers and acquisitions, Rogers regularly advises clients on operational and governance matters, such as organizational structure, buy-sell arrangements, material contracts and loan transactions. He also has extensive experience advising clients on health care regulatory matters, including the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the federal Stark Law and HIPAA.

Results By the Numbers

  • 0 Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2016
  • 0 Practice Areas included in Chambers 2013: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

Representative Experience

  • Represented behavioral health services provider/group home operator in successfully closing more than 60 acquisitions throughout the United States.
  • Represented numerous hospital systems in acquiring medical group practices – representation has included strategic planning, development of form employment contracts, working with appraisal consultants on regulatory requirements, planning of optimal legal structures and negotiating and drafting definitive transaction documents.
  • Served as lead counsel in numerous hospital/physician joint ventures, including ambulatory surgery center transactions.
  • Represented seller of licensed radiation therapy facility to a publicly traded radiation therapy provider.
  • Represented seller of specialty commercial construction business to publicly traded construction company.
  • Represented a nonprofit hospital joint venture providing home health services in sale of the business to a national home health provider.
  • Served as lead counsel in merger of accredited college with accredited university, including assistance in governance issues and analysis of effect on endowments.

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Honors & Awards

  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America in Health Care Law, 2010-2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ in Mergers; Acquisitions & Joint Ventures; Business Law; Health Care; HIPAA

Memberships

  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP, Lateral Recruiting Partner; Finance Committee; Professional Review Committee