Kathy E. Herman

Biography

Kathy Herman maintains a practice focused on providing strategic advice and counsel to companies, management and entrepreneurs on a broad variety of business issues. Kathy advises clients a wide range of clients in corporate, commercial and securities issues, such as:

  • general corporate transactions and initiatives
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • capital formation, including venture capital and private ?placements of debt and equity securities
  • corporate governance best practices and compliance
  • commercial and operational agreements and arrangements
  • issues relating to social enterprise entities and impact investment
  • counseling and formation of nonprofit organizations
  • general business counseling

Kathy was formerly the General Counsel of Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., a publicly traded provider of education and educational services. Before joining Nobel Learning Communities, Kathy was 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. Kathy also served in-house, as a consultant, to public companies in the telecommunications and electronic messaging and transaction services industries.

While in law school, Kathy 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.

Outside the Firm

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

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Credentials

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, JD
  • Ursinus College, BA