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Tricia A. Sherick

Partner

Education

University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.
  • magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; College of Law Merit Scholarship, 1994-1997 Recipient
  • University of Toledo Law Review, Contributing Editor, 1995-1997
Ohio Northern University, B.A.
  • English Literature and Political Science
  • with honors and high distinction

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Clerkships

  • Judge Patrick J. Duggan, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Law Clerk, 1997-1999
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Overview

Ms. Sherick’s practice involves representing original equipment manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers in the development of strategies when faced with nonperforming suppliers, assisting in contract negotiations, as well as providing analysis and advice regarding maintenance of supply relationships. 

  • Represents original equipment manufacturers and tier one suppliers, including:
    • Development of strategies for protection of just-in-time supply of component parts produced by non-performing, financially distressed or bankrupt suppliers
    • Contract negotiation among suppliers, other customers, creditors' committees and secured creditors
    • Analysis and advice regarding maintenance of supply relationships, including negotiating supply contracts, reviewing purchase order terms and conditions and providing general advice regarding commercial transactions
  • Advises secured and general creditors in phases of commercial bankruptcy cases, including:
    • Negotiation and drafting of cash collateral and post-petition financing orders
    • Analysis of disclosure statements, plans of reorganization and preference exposure
  • Broadly represents commercial lenders, including:
    • Loan restructuring, origination and documentation, with particular emphasis on asset-based lending
    • Analysis of lenders' existing loan documentation and perfection of security interests
    • Negotiation of work-outs and orderly wind-downs
  • Represents purchasers and sellers of assets in and out of bankruptcy, with a special emphasis on automotive-related transactions
  • Act as external general counsel to tier one automotive manufacturer
  • Serves as firm's Recruiting and Attorney Development Partner

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Honors

  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2014 and 2015
    • Recognized as one of America's leading business lawyers in the Banking and Financing field in Michigan; Chambers adds:
      • 2015 – "The 'excellent' Tricia Sherick maintains a fine reputation advising original equipment manufacturers and suppliers on a variety of issues, including nonperforming suppliers and the maintenance of supply relationships."
      • 2014 – “is a ‘quality practitioner’ making her mark in the troubled suppliers area. Clients describe her as ‘extremely capable,’ adding that ‘she has a very deep skill set and really understands not just the state of the art on the legal side but the up-to-date state of the commercial manufacturing market.’”
  • Named one of 20 “Women in the Law” for 2011 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • Crain's Detroit Business, recognized as one of Crain's "40 under 40" Metropolitan Detroit business leaders under the age of 40 (2010)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2011-2017
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2010-2016
    • Recognized as a Rising Star, 2010-2012
  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2013-2015
  • University of Toledo College of Law
    • American Jurisprudence Awards in Civil Procedure, Contracts and Legal Research, Writing and Appellate Advocacy
    • Corpus Juris Secundum Awards in Civil Procedures and Contracts
    • Highest Ranking Student – Trial Practice, Winter 1997