Eugene F. Rogers

Eugene F. Rogers

  • Of Counsel

Gene Rogers is one of the founders of Rogers Townsend & Thomas. He has extensive experience in civil litigation, aeronautics law, and family law. In particular, he has handled complex contract matters, including negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, and litigation. Gene also has extensive experience in condemnation and inverse condemnation, including property acquisitions and defense of inverse condemnation actions; representation in FAA enforcement actions; preparation and drafting of rules, statutes, and regulations for industrial and governmental clients; and preparation and drafting of leases, including tenant and concessionaire leases.



  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 1952
  • University of South Carolina, B.S. 1950


  • South Carolina Bar
    • Former member, House of Delegates
    • Former member, Senior Lawyers Division Council, President and Vice President
  • Richland County Bar Association
    • Former Vice President
    • Former member, Executive Committee
  • Lexington County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Council Member, Senior Lawyers Division
    • Chair, Resource Development
    • Former Chair, Mental Health Committee of Family Law Section
    • Former co-National Director, Young Lawyers Division (formerly Junior Bar Committee)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
    • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • Founder and charter member, South Carolina chapter
  • Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates
    • Founder and charter member, South Carolina chapter
  • Presbyterian Church of USA
    • Former member, Permanent Judiciary Commission of the Synod of the Southeast
    • Former member, Permanent Judiciary Commission of the National Church
    • Member, Trinity Presbytery
  • National Federation of the Blind of South Carolina
    • General Counsel and chair of Legal Committee
    • Member Advisory Board of Directors
  • YMCA Board of Directors
    • Former Chief of Legal Committee and General Counsel to the Board
  • Columbia Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Board member
  • Columbia Theological Seminary
    • Former member, Board of Trustees
  • Forest Acres Rotary Club
    • Former President
  • Mid Carolina Mental Health Association United Fund
    • Former member, Board of Directors
  • Columbia Township Auditorium
    • Former member, Board of Directors

Awards & Recognition

AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell


United States Marine Corps, 1946-1949

United States Air Force Reserve, 1951-1965

South Carolina State Guard
Brigadier General, 2006
Chief of Staff, 2006-2007
Chair of the 2010 National Convention of the Medal of Honor Society

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