John Rogers concentrates his practice in the areas of banking, corporate, international, insolvency matters, and foreign investment law, with a focus on Latin American banks and companies. Formerly chief counsel of Bank of America in Mexico, he resided in Mexico for 19 years and was in charge of Strasburger's Mexico City office until he returned to the U.S. to open the firm's New York office in 2007. Mr. Rogers has broad experience in bank lending transactions and loan workouts, project finance, joint ventures, acquisitions, securitization, and international bondholder representation. He is also actively involved in the development of new financing and investment vehicles for banks and investors initiating or expanding operations in Mexico and other parts of Latin America. In addition, he has experience in the telecommunications field, including air to ground telephony, satellite communications, and local telephony; and in energy matters including natural gas distribution and transportation.