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Kevin Roragen

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Kevin Roragen represents clients on commercial and real estate transactional matters and litigation, primarily in the areas of affordable housing, tax credit finance, municipal land use regulation, oil and gas, and other commercial matters and business matters.

He has a depth of knowledge from more than 25 years’ experience representing real estate developers, affordable housing syndicators, and housing management companies, as well as municipalities, oil and gas producers, dental and medical practices, manufacturing companies, professional athletes, charitable organizations, and individuals in various legal matters.

Kevin primarily assists clients in creating affordable housing for seniors and other vulnerable populations, and regularly counsels developers, syndicators, and other investors on tax and business aspects of low-income housing tax credit projects. He drafts equity agreements and other foundational agreements related to affordable housing and real estate development, and knows the government agencies involved at the state and federal levels. Kevin has also represented business and commercial interests in both transactional and litigation matters involving municipal development agreements, real estate development/construction disputes, zoning and planning issues, partnership disputes, property ownership/title disputes, including oil, gas and mineral rights, and rights of way/easements.


J.D., maga cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1997, Associate Editor, Thomas M. Cooley Law Review
B.A., with honors, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1988, Economics


Named among The Best Lawyers in America® – Commercial Litigation, Municipal Law by Best Lawyers (2015, 2023)

Named a Leading Lawyer in Michigan by Leading Lawyers℠ (2016-2022)


American Bar Association, Litigation Section Employment & Labor Law Section

State Bar of Michigan Litigation Section, Municipal Law Section, Real Estate Section, and Employment Law Section

Ingham County Bar Association

Thomas M. Cooley Law School Alumni Association Board of Governors

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Ohio


Impression 5 Science Center, General Counsel


  • Co-author, “No Pay, No Play: The 1998-99 NBA Lockout”, Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law, Vol. 3, p.115, March 2000