William Rogers

William S. Rogers Jr.

Partner, Prince Lobel Tye LLP

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Prince Lobel Tye LLP
100 Cambridge St., Ste. 2200
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 456–8112


William S. Rogers Jr. contributes to the nanotechnology column of

Mr. Rogers has more than 25 years of experience in complex commercial and tort litigation. He concentrates his practice in Prince Lobel’s Litigation, Construction, Data Privacy and Security, Media and Nanotechnology Practice Groups. Mr. Rogers is chair of the firm's 14-member multidisciplinary Nanotechnology Practice Group. Attorneys in the Prince Lobel Nanotechnology Practice Group work together with nonlegal strategic partners and consultants in management, insurance, industrial safety, science, and toxicology in order to identify and resolve the unique legal challenges faced by companies in the nanotechnology field. Mr. Rogers concentrates in nanotechnology compliance and risk management in anticipation of future nanotechnology litigation. He is a member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group and a U.S. Delegate to ANSI-ISO Technical Committee-229 Nanotechnologies, Working Group 3.

Mr. Rogers received his B.S. degree from Syracuse University Whitman School of Management and his J.D. from Boston University School of Law. He was named a 2012 Massachusetts Super Lawyer for Business Litigation by Thomson Reuters™ in the November edition of New England Super Lawyers Magazine and was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2013 edition of "Best Lawyers in America®" in the areas of commercial litigation and product liability litigation—defendants.

Mr. Rogers has coauthored numerous papers on nanotechnology, consumer product safety, toxic tort claims, and other legal topics. He is a frequent speaker on nanotechnology litigation, compliance, and risk management at industry conferences and forums across the United States, and on litigation issues at various national webinars and continuing legal education programs.