The Confidence of Experience. The Advantage of Insight.

Our Team

Christopher L. Rogan, Principal

  

Chris Rogan has been practicing law, throughout Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, for over 30 years. He represents businesses and individuals in all aspects of commercial transactions, litigation, employment matters and bankruptcy/insolvency law. Mr. Rogan works with individuals and businesses concerning entity selection, organization and operation, including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and other business forms. He has considerable experience in the resolution of individual, business, corporate and shareholder disputes, through litigation, alternative dispute resolution and out-of-court settlements.  Mr. Rogan represents landlords and tenants in the negotiation of residential and commercial real property leases and the resolution of lease defaults and other disputes. He has extensive experience in the area of bankruptcy and insolvency law, having represented debtors, creditors, creditors' committees and trustees.  Mr. Rogan’s practice includes the representation of creditors and debtors in complex chapter 11 reorganization and liquidation proceedings and assisting individuals and families in obtaining relief under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. 

Mr. Rogan has had the unique opportunity of having served as vice president and in-house general counsel for a Northern Virginia telecommunications technology company.  He assisted in business development efforts and was responsible for all aspects of the company's legal strategy and affairs. Mr. Rogan oversaw the negotiation and management of professional services, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, software development, licensing and sales agreements, alliance and joint venture agreements, employment and termination agreements, and was responsible for corporate formation and governance issues, investor relations, collections and debt restructuring.

Mr. Rogan has been named a Best Lawyer in America, in the area of Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Law, every year since 2006, and enjoys an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubble, its highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. He has taught various continuing legal education programs and has written  articles and other papers on various aspects of business and bankruptcy law.

Mr. Rogan received his Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Barrington College, in 1984, and his Juris Doctorate, with distinction, from George Mason University, in 1989.  He is a member of the bars of Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.  

Mr. Rogan began his career with the Tysons Corner, Virginia law firm of Wickwire Gavin, PC (now Akerman Senterfitt, PC), as a law clerk.  He became an associate with the firm and later, a shareholder.  In 2006, Mr. Rogan moved his practice to a Leesburg, Virginia firm in 2006 and launched his own firm in the Spring of 2009. Together with Peter Miller and Eric Zimmerman, Mr. Rogan founded Rogan Miller Zimmerman, PLLC in November 2013. 

Mr. Rogan, his amazing wife and their five beautiful children make their home in Waterford, Virginia.

Peter H. Miller, Principal

Peter H. Miller was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1989. Mr. Miller has been practicing from offices in Leesburg, Virginia since 1994. Mr. Miller practiced law in Fairfax   County, Virginia for several years prior to moving his practice to Leesburg. Mr. Miller's practice is focused on meeting the legal needs of clients ranging from large corporations to private individuals. Mr. Miller is involved in civil litigation, real estate, domestic relations, bankruptcy, estate planning/probate, corporations, and commercial transactions. Mr. Miller practices before the Courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, the United States District Court for Virginia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District and Western District of Virginia.

Mr. Miller maintains an active membership in the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Fairfax County Bar Association and the Loudoun County Bar Association where he has served two terms on the Board of Directors and five terms as the chairman of the Law Library and Technology Committee. Mr. Miller also served as Chairman of the Bar Association's Website Committee.

Mr. Miller is a graduate of Wittenberg University where he majored in Political Science. Mr. Miller obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Claude W. Pettite College of Law at Ohio Northern University.

Mr. Miller is active in numerous church, community and civic matters, including serving as ten years as a Little League coach. Mr. Miller has served as counsel for a number of non-profit youth sports organizations.

Mr. Miller is married with three children and resides near Hamilton,  Virginia.

Eric V. Zimmerman, Principal

  

Eric V. Zimmerman began practicing law in 1975. In addition to his involvement with the local Bar Association, he has served for over two decades in the Real Property Section of the Virginia State Bar, a group of distinguished attorneys who provide input to the Virginia Supreme Court on issues affecting real estate law of the Commonwealth of Virginia and assisting attorneys within that particular field of practice.

In 1999 Mr. Zimmerman was honored with the “Tradition of Excellence Award” from the Virginia State Bar. This tribute is given annually to a single attorney who exemplifies an attitude of charitable effort contributed to his community. Likewise, he was named 1998 Loudoun County Citizen of the Year by the Loudoun Times Mirror newspaper. His dedication outside the office was further demonstrated by serving two terms as Mayor of his hometown of Purcellville and coaching his four children in youth sports.

While Mr. Zimmerman’s forte remains real estate and business matters, his practice has evolved into one of general counselor to his clients. He thrives on helping clients cope with their changing personal and business lives. His philosophy in the practice of law is distinguished by recognizing the intimate, personal nature of the profession. “The client’s needs and desires, which are not necessarily the same, are to be respected and balanced,” says Mr. Zimmerman. “My role is to provide high quality legal advice while being honest and forthright with my clients.”

The Town of Purcellville has been home to Mr. Zimmerman since 1983 where he lives with his wife Barbara and where they raised their four children.

Rogan Miller Zimmerman, PLLC

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Complex Civil Litigation and Construction Law
  • Family Law and Divorce
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate and Land Use
  • Bankruptcy

Our Approach

At Rogan Miller Zimmerman, we make sure we get to know you and understand what all your goals and needs are. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.

A Team in Your Corner

 We take pride in our ability to build and sustain long-term relationships with our clients. From our office in Leesburg, Virginia, we represent clients in matters throughout Virginia and the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area.