Experience

Mr. Rodgers is an associate at McNelly & Goldstein, LLC. He concentrates his practice in the areas of constitutional law and civil rights, complex litigation, corporate law and business advising. Mr. Rodgers represents a diverse client base, which includes corporate entities, civil rights organizations and private individuals. As an experienced litigator, he appears before federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Rodgers has litigated cases involving sophisticated commercial matters, ERISA transactions, civil RICO violations, constitutional challenges, and a variety of employment issues.

Mr. Rodgers has extensive knowledge and expertise in handling all facets of employment law. Before joining McNelly & Goldstein, Mr. Rodgers worked for a prominent employment law boutique in Chester County. There, he handled matters involving: retaliation and discrimination under Title VII, ADA, ADEA and FLSA; sexual harassment; whistleblower complaints; wrongful termination; the enforceability of restrictive covenants; and breaches of employment contracts. In addition, he served as co-chair of the Employment Law Section of the Chester County Bar Association.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Rodgers spent two years clerking for the Honorable Sallie Updyke Mundy, who was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in June of 2016. There, he gained firsthand expertise in appellate advocacy. He has considerable experience briefing appellate arguments and detailed knowledge of appellate procedures.

Education

Mr. Rodgers graduated Cum Laude from the Villanova University School of Law, ranked as one of the top students in his class. Mr. Rodgers received his undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from Villanova University, where he was inducted into the prestigious honor society of Phi Beta Kappa. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.