• Pennsylvania


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, JD
  • Ursinus College, BA
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Kathy E. Herman


Philadelphia, PA v. +1.215.569.5734 f. +1.215.832.5734

Kathy Herman provides strategic counsel to companies and executives on a broad variety of business issues.  She concentrates her practice in corporate and business law, advising management on:

  • Mergers, acquisitions and sales of public and private companies;
  • Capital formation, including public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities;
  • SEC regulatory, reporting and compliance issues;
  • Negotiating and preparing complex commercial agreements;
  • General corporate, partnership and limited liability company transactions and counseling;
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances;
  • Corporate governance matters; and
  • Counseling and formation of nonprofit organizations.

Ms. Herman was formerly the general counsel of Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., a publicly traded provider of education and educational services. Prior to that, Ms. Herman was also general counsel at IBAH, Inc., a contract research organization providing research and development services to the drug and biotechnology industries, which was publicly traded before it was acquired by Omnicare, Inc. Ms. Herman also served in-house, as a consultant, to public companies in the telecommunications and electronic messaging and transaction services industries.

While in law school, Ms. Herman published comment, Anti-Blind Bidding in the Motion Picture Industry: Associated Film Distribution Corp. v Thornburgh, 5 J.L. & Commerce 298 (1984). She also was a note editor and an associate editor of the University of Pittsburgh Journal of Law and Commerce.


In 2017, Ms. Herman was elected Judge of Elections in Ward 5, Division 25 of the City of Philadelphia.