...Rocco E. Testani
represents clients in a variety of litigation matters, including civil rights and constitutional law cases and complex business disputes.Rocco has served as co-counsel in trials and arbitrations of major cases on behalf of private and governmental clients in numerous jurisdictions.His
more significant trial experience includes:
...Rocco currently serves as head of the firm's Education, Government and Civil Rights practice group, which focuses on the representation of states in complex school finance cases across the nation.
In addition to the states of New York and Michigan, Rocco
has represented the states of Georgia, North Dakota, Missouri and the Florida legislature in such matters.Rocco is a member of the Board of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, which serves people of all backgrounds and religions in need.He is a frequent speaker and writer on education law issues and previously served as chairman of the board of education of a K-8 parochial school in Atlanta.
In 2007, Rocco
was selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine
, and in 2007, he
was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in Education Law.Rocco joined Sutherland in 1992 and became a partner in 2001.Rocco is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta and American Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the Western District of Michigan and the United States Court of Federal Claims.