Richard A. Rodgers Attorney At Law

Richard A. Rodgers - Attorney at Law


T 407.843.8880
F 407.244.5690
Orlando 301 East Pine Street Suite 1400 Orlando, Florida 32801

As a shareholder of the firm, Richard practices in the corporate law department, dealing with a broad range of corporate, securities and other business matters. He is a member of the GrayRobinson technology team and has experience in representing both public and private companies in many areas, including the formation and governance of corporate, partnership and other business organizations; the purchase and sale of stock, businesses or assets; mergers and acquisitions and dispositions; equity and debt financings, whether through private placements or public offerings; federal and state securities regulation; venture capital investments; recapitalizations; franchising; licensing; and the drafting of a broad range of commercial, employment and shareholder agreements. Richard is also a certified public accountant and uses this background to complement his law practice.

  • Personal

    Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Richard was raised in Orlando from a very young age, where he graduated from West Orange High School.  Richard received both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in accounting, each with honors, from the University of Florida. Richard joined GrayRobinson after clerking with the firm in 1994 and receiving his law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida College of Law in 1995. Richard and his wife, Kim, also a West Orange High School and University of Florida graduate, have two children.

  • Education
    • University of Florida, B.S. accounting (with honors, 1991)
      • High Honors
    • University of Florida, M.Acc. accounting (with honors, 1992)
      • The Outstanding Master of Accounting Tax Student
      • President, Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honorary)
    • University of Florida, J.D. (1995)
      • Honors
      • Moot Court Final Four Champions
      • Order of the Coif
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • American Bar Association
    • The Florida Bar
    • Orange County Bar Association
    • Certified Public Accountant
    • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Civic
    • Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando, Past President, Director and Butkus Award Committee Member
    • Leadership Orlando, Class 50
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2018-2024
      • Corporate Law
        • Lawyer of the Year, 2019, 2023
      • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
      • Securities/Capital Markets Law
    • Orlando Magazine, Best Lawyers, 2019-2023
      • Corporate Law
        • Lawyer of the Year, 2019, 2023