Edwina Rogers, J.D.
Rogers, J.D. is Partner at Johnson, Rogers, & Clifton LLP.
Edwina has served in public policy positions in the US Senate, White House, and private and international sectors for more than twenty years. She most recently served as Executive Director at the Secular Coalition for America (SCA), a nonprofit coalition that represents 20% of the U.S. population, the diverse and growing voice for separation of church and state.
She served as founding Executive Director of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative from 2006 to 2011. This is a Washington DC trade association responsible for the national Patient-Centered Medical Home movement and implementation of the model around the United States. Edwina served as Vice President, Health Policy for The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) in Washington, DC from 2004 to 2009. ERIC advocates the employee benefits and compensation interests of America’s major employers.
Edwina has worked for two Presidents and four Senators. She was an Economic Advisor for President George W. Bush at the White House during 2001 and 2002 at the National Economic Council, focusing on health and social security policy. She was General Counsel of the National Republican Senatorial Committee during the Republican takeover of the Senate in 1994. She worked for Senator Lott while he was Majority Leader in 1999 and she handled health policy for Senator Sessions in 2003 and 2004.
She worked on International Trade matters for President Bush at the Department of Commerce from 1989 until 1991. She practiced law in the Washington office of Balch and Bingham from 1991 until 1994. She was a Fellow at the Kennedy School at Harvard during 1996.
Edwina has been a regular contributor of conservative newspaper columns, health and policy journals, and a regular strategist on cable news television. She served on the Board of Directors of Semco Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SEN) a natural gas distribution company.
Edwina earned her BS in Corporate Finance at University of Alabama in 1986 and her Juris Doctors in Legislative Law at Catholic University School of Law, Washington, DC in 1991.
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