John H. Rogers


Phone: 617.723.7700
Fax: 617.227.0313

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John H. Rogers


John joined Rudolph Friedmann LLP in 2003. For more than a decade, John has afforded sound and successful advice and representation to businesses and individuals in the areas of business transactions, civil litigation, and construction law.

John’s recent representation of clients include:

  • Filed and won a bid protest for a $2 million dollar subcontract wrongfully awarded to a competing bidder
  • Real estate attachments on business properties to satisfy substantial debts to general contractors
  • Successful litigation and settlement negotiations between businesses

John received a Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School in 1992 and was admitted to the practice of law that same year. He was graduated cum laude from Brandeis University in 1987 and also attended University College School of Law in Galway, Ireland. In 1983, John graduated at the top of his class at Catholic Memorial High School. Elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1992, the Norwood native is currently serving his eighth term. John as the past Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee was the architect of budget recovery plans that successfully navigated the Commonwealth through one of the worst revenue crises in state history.

John is a lifelong resident of Norwood where he resides with his wife Brenda and three daughters, Abigail, Katherine, and Lindsay.


  • Named to Massachusetts Super Lawyers list, 2020-2022
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Massachusetts Water Resource Authority Advisory Board, 2006
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Massachusetts Municipal Association, 2003
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Massachusetts Office of Victim Assistance, 2003
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Massachusetts Bar Association, 2002
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, 2002
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Massachusetts Association of School Committees, 2002
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Massachusetts Jewish Community Relations Committee, 2001
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Massachusetts Audubon Society, 2001
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Massachusetts Families for Kids, 2000
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Massachusetts Court Reports Association, 2000
  • “Commonwealth Award,” Center for Adoption Research, 2002
  • 1st Annual Congressman John Joseph Moakley Award
  • T.O.Y.L. (Ten Outstanding Young Leaders) Award, Boston Jaycees, 1997
  • Outstanding Community Leadership Award, Norfolk County Bar Association, 1997

Associations & Memberships

  • Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1993 – Present
    Majority Leader, 2005 – 2009
    House Ways and Means Committee, 2001 – 2005
    Joint Committee on Taxation, 1999 – 2001
    Joint Committee on The Judiciary, 1997 – 1999
    Special Ad Hoc Committee on Adoption Law Reform, 1997 – 1999
    Special Ad Hoc Committee on Child Abuse & Neglect, 2007 – Present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1992


  • Suffolk University Law School
    Boston, Massachusetts
    Juris Doctorate, 1992
  • Brandeis University
    Waltham, Massachusetts
    Bachelor of Arts, 1987
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude

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