Roger A. Lane is a partner and securities litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He has significant experience representing clients involved in complex commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on corporate law disputes, stockholder and federal securities litigation, and related risk management issues. Mr.
Lane is a member of the Securities Enforcement & Litigation and Private Equity & Venture Capital Practices as well as the Technology Industry Team.
Mr. Lane has represented venture capital and private equity firms, their partners, early-stage and mature corporations, their directors, officers, and independent board committees, investment advisers, investment banks and underwriters.
He has handled litigation related to the federal securities laws, debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation, and other matters of corporate management and governance. Mr.
Lane has also managed internal corporate investigations and advised clients on how to mitigate litigation risk before entering major corporate and commercial transactions.
Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Lane was a litigation partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP. Mr. Lane was previously a partner and chair of the litigation department at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault LLP in Boston.
Mr. Lane earned his law degree from Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1987). He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan (B.A., high honors and highest distinction, 1984) where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Following his graduation from law school, Mr. Lane served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable John R. Gibson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (1987-1988).
Mr. Lane is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.
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