Mr. Roe initially practiced with Vinson & Elkins in Houston, Texas, where he represented regional, national, and multinational corporations. His experience there included participation in large corporate transactions and the public and private sale of securities. After returning to Idaho, Mr. Roe practiced in the business group of another well- established Boise law firm where he represented individuals and small to medium-sized corporate clients in mergers, acquisitions, and a wide range of other business transactions. Mr. Roe later held the position of Vice President/General Counsel with a start-up healthcare services company. In that capacity, he was responsible for managing all the legal affairs of the company. Immediately prior to joining Givens Pursley, Mr. Roe was a partner at a large Idaho firm where he specialized in complex business transactions and commercial litigation.


  • Best Lawyers in America (Litigation - Real Estate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  • Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year (Mergers and Acquisitions) (2014)
  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business (Corporate/Commercial)
  • Martindale-Hubbell - Highest Ranking (AV)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers - Business/Corporate


  • J.D., Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Idaho, summa cum laude


  • Idaho
  • U.S. District Court (Idaho)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
  • Texas (inactive)