Rocco Testani is co-leader of the Eversheds Sutherland (US) Business and Commercial Litigation team, and the Government and Civil Rights team, and he leads the Education sector team. He has represented state and local government officials across the nation in school finance matters, including education funding and adequacy litigation. Rocco also represents clients in litigation ranging from complex business disputes to civil rights and constitutional law cases.
Over the past 20 years, Rocco has tried numerous cases in both federal and state courts, in Georgia and other states. He has a broad range of experience in many types of cases including “bet-the-company” business litigation matters, as well as in high-profile public policy and governmental disputes. Rocco has also served as a special assistant attorney general.
Awards and Rankings
Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of general commercial litigation (2016)
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of education law (2007-2017)
Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of commercial litigation (2015)
Selected as a Georgia Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation (2012-2017)
Member, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Federalist Society
Member, Law and Judiciary Committee, Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Past Member, State Bar of Georgia/Georgia Chamber of Commerce Task Force on Electronic Discovery
Chairman of the Board, Reach for Excellence, Marist School
Past Chairman of the Board, Catholic Charities Atlanta
Past Chairman of the Board, Christ the King School