Andrew R. Rogoff joined the Board of Managers in January 2017. Rogoff has been a trial lawyer in the Philadelphia office of Pepper Hamilton LLP since 1985, with a focus on the defense of pharmaceutical product liability claims and allegations of professional negligence.
Rogoff has tried to verdict several dozen jury and non-jury cases, argued appeals in federal and state courts, and resolved many cases through private mediation and arbitration. He was an assistant district attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office between 1980 and 1985, and then was an associate and a partner in Pepper Hamilton from 1985 through 2012. He now serves the firm as special counsel.
Throughout his career, Rogoff has been devoted to pro bono legal services, human rights and community improvement causes. In his pro bono practice, Rogoff handles immigration matters with HIAS, post-conviction cases with the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, and a variety of civil matters with the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers. He is also an active member of the Pepper Center for Advanced Public Service.
Rogoff chairs Pepper’s Training Committee and co-chairs its Diversity Committee. In addition, he has chaired the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Outside the firm, he has served on several boards of directors, including those of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (of which he also served as board chair); the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women; and Beth David Reform Congregation in Gladwyne, PA.
Rogoff teaches trial advocacy as an adjunct professor at the Rutgers School of Law – Camden. Previously, he served as an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he taught appellate advocacy.
He received his BA from Yale University and his JD from the University of Virginia.