Founder, CEO and Chairman
Roger is responsible for setting our vision and strategy and for overall execution. Roger is an expert on how to improve legal processes in complex transaction and legally-intensive businesses. He brings over 22 years experience handling $10 billion in complex capital market and loan workouts as a corporate attorney with Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison and Dorsey and Whitney. His clients included Wells Fargo Bank, Sunstone Hotels, Friedman Billings and Ramsey, Finova and Westar Capital. Roger led seven IPOs for financial and real estate companies. He also managed scores of leveraged buyouts and debt restructurings, including developing a compliance process for a $2 billion loan portfolio for the Resolution Trust Corporation and developing a unique data and document management system for a four year debt restructuring involving 5,000 loan documents for what became Starwood Hotels. Roger studied at the American College of Switzerland, Oxford University, and Tokyo. He graduated from UC San Diego, summa cum laude, and received his law degree from Boalt Hall at UC Berkeley.