Michael A. Nemeroff serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Vedder Price P.C. He is a member of the Executive Committee and the firm’s Board of Directors. Mr. Nemeroff counsels corporations in mergers and acquisitions transactions and governance matters. He provides private equity firms and hedge funds with experienced direction in leveraged and management buyouts and guides financial institutions in complex finance transactions. Further, Mr. Nemeroff negotiates and structures executive compensation arrangements for companies, management teams, compensation committees and executives. His many clients include The Edgewater Funds, Ally Financial, L Squared Capital Partners, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, CIT Group, Bank of America, CIBC Bank, Oil-Dri Corporation of America, GrubHub, Duchossois Capital Management, Wynnchurch Capital, Valor Equity Partners, Balmoral Funds and Vance Street Capital.
Mr. Nemeroff is one of two legal advisors to the G100, an elite international organization of leading Chief Executive Officers from Fortune 500 publicly traded corporations who meet regularly to share practical collective experience about leadership challenges. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC). Mr. Nemeroff, an authority on M&A and finance matters, makes frequent appearances on broadcast television and is often cited in prominent publications.
Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his Juris Doctorate from George Washington University. He is a member of the Illinois Bar, The Commercial Club of Chicago, The Economic Club of Chicago, American Bar Association, and sits on the Board of Directors of several corporations and charitable organizations including as the Board Chair of The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California