Cameron Roberts is a litigation associate at Rogers & Hardin. He represents businesses, public entities, and individuals in complex civil litigation and appeals in federal and state courts. Cameron served as a law clerk for Judge Beverly B. Martin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and Chief Judge J. Randal Hall of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. He draws on that experience to secure victories for clients on matters of federal practice and procedure and claims brought under many federal statutes.
Cameron graduated, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. During law school, he participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition and as a pupil in the Lumpkin Inn of Court. He received the Morris B. Abram and Gabriel M. Wilner Scholarships as well as awards for the top grade in four courses. Cameron is an active alumnus, often judging moot court competitions and practices and serving as a mentor to law students. Before law school, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Affairs, cum laude, also from the University of Georgia.
Cameron is a barrister in the Lumpkin Inn of Court and a member of the Appellate Section of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association.
- Defended payment card processing companies in a class action asserting breach of contract and fraud claims on behalf of a class of nearly half a million merchants. The case reached a favorable settlement.
- Defended a major restaurant franchisor in class actions related to data security brought by consumers and financial institutions. The cases settled favorably.
- Experienced at serving as local counsel in multidistrict litigation and class action proceedings brought in the Northern District of Georgia.
Complex Business Disputes
- Defended three foreign companies and twelve of the companies’ employees and directors in a case alleging many business torts, including fraud, defamation, and unfair business practices.
- Successfully dismissed defamation claims brought by an investment fund in the Southern District of New York against a former CEO of a publicly traded company.
- Represented Georgia’s largest bank in a shareholder derivative action.
- Participated in the representation of a Fortune 500 client awarded nearly $60 million in damages due to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on a successful appeal before the Fifth Circuit.
- Briefed a successful appeal before the Fifth Circuit, which affirmed a $27 million damages award due to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
- Represented Atlanta Public Schools in litigation before the Georgia Supreme Court related to the constitutionality of an annexation by the City of Atlanta.