Madison, Wis. – Christopher Rogers, a firm shareholder practicing for Habush Habush & Rottier in their Madison office has been named the Wisconsin Co- Chair of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation for a three-year term.
The American Bar Foundation is among the world’s leading research institutes in the empirical and interdisciplinary study of law. As an independent non-profit organization for more than 65 years, it seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects on the most pressing issues facing the United States and the world. The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is a worldwide society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and the welfare of their communities.
Rogers graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1995 where he was a note and comment editor for the Wisconsin Environmental Law Journal. After graduation, he worked for firms in Milwaukee and Madison before joining Habush Habush & Rottier. Rogers was inducted as a Fellow of the Wisconsin Bar Foundation in 2016 and in 2018 he was inducted as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor less than one percent of all U.S. practicing lawyers receive. Additional accomplishments for Rogers include being named a Wisconsin Super Lawyer since 2010 and named a Top 25 Madison Super Lawyer in 2012 and then again in 2015-2018. Since 2018, he has been elected as a Best Lawyer in America.
In 2017 Chris Rogers was elected President of the State Bar of Wisconsin, which has over 25,000 members. Rogers served as President elect in 2017-2018, as President from 2018-2019, and is currently serving as active past President of the State Bar.