Education

Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
  • cum laude
  • International Law Review, Senior Associate; Chance at Childhood Clinical Program; Family Law Society, Secretary; Phi Alpha Delta; Varnum Diversity and Inclusion Scholar; Wolverine Bar Foundation Scholar 
Michigan State University, M.A.
  • Public Relations
James Madison College, Michigan State University, B.A.
  • Social Sciences

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Overview
Experience
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Overview

Jessica Herron is a corporate attorney who focuses her practice on private equity and securities and corporate governance matters.  She represents clients with mergers, acquisitions, financings, transactional matters, private and public securities offerings, and compliance and disclosure under Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and listing standards. 

  • Assists public companies in drafting and negotiating various transaction documents with respect to SEC filings, initial public offerings, and compliance issues
  • Drafts and reviews public filings, including proxy statements, Exchange Act filings, and SEC correspondence
  • Assists publicly and privately held companies in drafting and negotiating purchase agreements and ancillary documents for mergers, acquisitions financings, business formation, dissolutions, and other general corporate matters
  • Prepares and reviews corporate governance documentation, including organizational documents, insider trading policies, committee charters, and other company policies

Experience

Representative Matters

Representative Clients

  • Represents a bank holding company headquartered in Michigan and listed on Nasdaq, with its primary operations based in Michigan and Wisconsin
  • Represents a bank holding company headquartered in Michigan and listed on Nasdaq, with its primary operations based in California, Washington, and New York

Recent Transactions

  • $180 million initial public offering of common stock (Nasdaq) for bank holding company.

Prior Experience

  • Michigan House of Representatives, Campaign Manager and Staff Member
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Judicial Intern for Judge Nancy Edmunds

Recognition

Awards

Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2017-2018

Professional & Community Involvement

State Bar of Michigan

  • Business Law Section

Wolverine Bar Association

  • Summer Clerkship Program Committee
  • Minority Bar Passage Program Committee

Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan

  • Board of Directors, 2015-present

The Wolverine Bar Association

  • Board of Directors, 2017-present

News & Resources

News

Publications

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