John T. Rogerson, III: Lawyer with Adams and Reese LLP

John T. Rogerson, III

Partner; Litigation Practice Group Leader, Litigation
Jacksonville,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Commercial Restructuring / Bankruptcy
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Toxic Tort
  • Banking / Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy / Workouts
  • Medical
Contact InfoTelephone: 904.493.3303
Fax: 904.394.0570
University University of Florida, B.A., 1985
Law SchoolUniversity of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 1989
Admitted1989, Florida; United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida; United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida; United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


American Bar Association

The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section

Jacksonville Bar Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association

Jacksonville Trial Lawyers Association

The Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, former member


John T. Rogerson III joined Adams and Reese in 2013 as a Partner following the firm's expansion into Jacksonville.

Practicing law since 1989, John focuses in the areas of business and commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, toxic tort defense, and insurance law/litigation. He also advises corporate and health care providers in general business and legal matters.

John's clients include banks and financial institutions, creditors in bankruptcies, medical providers with litigation issues, and businesses with litigation needs.

After successfully representing a client in a major forbearance deficiency action, John said one of his great legal accomplishments was being told by the opposing counsel, who is a very prominent business litigator, that John's representation in the case was the best example of ethical lawyering the opposing counsel had seen in his career.

John's legal achievements and accomplishments include:

•Ranked among Best Lawyers in Insurance Law.
•Selected among Florida Super Lawyers in Business Litigation, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights and Insurance Coverage Law.
•Named among the “Florida Legal Elite” by The Florida Trend.
•Selected among “Top Lawyers” by Jacksonville Magazine's 904 in 2011 and 2012.
•Named among the “Top Attorneys in Florida” in The Wall Street Journal in 2011.

John received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, in 1989. While attending law school, he received the American Jurisprudence Award in Conflict of Laws. He earned his B.A. from the University of Florida, in 1985.

In the community, John is a frequent supporter of Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, and he represents Family Support Services of North Florida, a charitable organization that oversees north Florida's foster care program.

Among the people John most admires is Louis Zamperini, the real life subject of the book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand; Zamperini was an Olympic distance runner and Japanese prisoner of war in World War II. He also admires former United States President Harry S. Truman and American Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, political commentator, and physician Charles Krauthammer.

In his spare time, John enjoys playing golf, working out, and watching Gator (University of Florida) sports.

Other Distinctions

AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers - Insurance Law

Florida Super Lawyers - Business Litigation, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Insurance Coverage

“Florida Legal Elite” - The Florida Trend, 2013-2015

“Top Lawyers” - Jacksonville Magazine's 904, 2011, 2012

“Top Attorneys in Florida” - The Wall Street Journal, 2011

Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year in Jacksonville - Insurance Law, 2016

Press Releases

Adams and Reese Has 121 Attorneys Ranked 2016 Best Lawyers 8/18/2015

Adams and Reese Has 12 Attorneys Named 2016 “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers 8/18/2015

Eleven Adams and Reese Attorneys Named Among 2015 Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 6/12/2015

Adams and Reese Has 120 Attorneys Ranked Among 2015 Best Lawyers 8/18/2014

Thirteen Adams and Reese Attorneys Named Among 2014 Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 6/18/2014

John Rogerson III Named Litigation Practice Group Leader 7/19/2013

Thirteen Adams and Reese Attorneys Named Among 2013 Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 6/14/2013

Newsletters / Alerts

Closing the Chapter 7 Loophole for High Income Debtors 2/20/2014


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John T. Rogerson, III

501 Riverside Avenue, 7th Floor
JacksonvilleFL 32202


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