Olson Remcho is pleased to announce that Kristen Mah Rogers has become a partner of the firm effective January 1, 2021.
Rogers represents public and private clients in litigation over election law, education funding, public policy, and constitutional issues with a focus on federal litigation. She also advises clients on political and government law matters, including conflict of interest and ethics regulations, and redistricting.
“Kristen came to us as an experienced federal litigator and quickly became a key player on our litigation team,” said Managing Partner Karen Getman. “Her sharp mind and great communication skills make her a valuable part of our advice and initiative practices as well, where she helps solve complex legal problems for clients in all areas of our practice.”
Prior to joining the firm, Rogers represented clients in high-stakes litigation in civil and criminal matters at Farella Braun + Martel LLP. From 2014 until mid-2015, she clerked for the Honorable Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. She started her legal career in the Washington, D.C. working on redistricting and voting rights cases at Jenner & Block LLP. Rogers is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley (B.A. with honors; Phi Beta Kappa), Pace University (M.S.T.), and Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude).
Throughout her career, Rogers has been committed to public service and pro bono work, including representing clients seeking asylum and parole, and successfully challenging a statewide voter purge. During law school, she interned at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, participated in Harvard’s Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, and was an editor for the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review and Harvard Law and Policy Review. Prior to law school, she taught middle school American history and English language arts as part of Teach for America.