Biography

Mr. Roll has successfully defended and prosecuted cases involving multi-million-dollar damage claims related to various business matters. In addition to litigating in state and federal court, he has extensive experience resolving claims through alternative dispute resolution methodologies and serves as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association for commercial matters.  He has practical expertise in international business law, having served as assistant general counsel for a Fortune 500 corporation, supervising litigation and providing counsel in the purchase and sale of companies and the licensing of technology in the United States, South America, Europe, and Asia. He has an interest in and has spoken on computer security issues which are addressed by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Computer Emergency Response Team.

He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. 2nd, 3rd, and 6th Circuit Courts of Appeal, the U.S. District Courts for Connecticut, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, Western District of Pennsylvania, Northern District of Ohio, Northern District of Indiana, and is licensed to practice law in Connecticut, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, specializing in intelligence matters, and was awarded the U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal for his service in Thailand during the Viet Nam War.  He also is an instrument-rated FAA licensed pilot.

Awards and Recognition

Martindale-Hubbell has awarded him with its highest ethical standards and pre-eminent legal ability rating in his fields of practice.