Sherry has 28 years of legal experience representing privately-held companies in all phases of their business from formation through exit. Sherry has experience in many industries including technology, pharma, healthcare, retail services and manufacturing. She counsels her clients on all types of corporate and financing matters including private equity and debt financings. Sherry has experience in both the private practice of law as well as the in-house arena having worked in large law firms and also serving as the Director of Legal Services for a subsidiary of the University of Pennsylvania Health System with over 1500 employees where she managed the company’s legal department and utilized her legal and business expertise to advise senior management on a variety of day to day legal issues, including contracts, employment issues, strategic planning and litigation management.
Sherry teaches leveraged buyouts and E-Commerce at Villanova Law School. She also serves as a judge for the National Championship Rounds of the Transactional Law Meet (a competition in corporation negotiations), sponsored by The Program in Business & Entrepreneurship Law at the Earl Mack School of Law at Drexel University. She has been featured on radio talk shows regarding successful women entrepreneurs. She has also lectured on the TARP laws throughout the city and represented the United States Treasury in 23 transactions relating to approximately $500 million in financing. She is a frequent lecturer on various corporate issues affecting privately-held businesses, including Pennsylvania Bar Institute conferences in the venture capital arena.
Ms. Lemonick has been consistently ranked as one of the top speakers at the Early Stage East Conference. She has lectured at the Bio Life Conference and University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business (venture capital). Sherry serves on a number of local boards and committees including the Philadelphia Chapter for the Association for Corporate Growth and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. In addition, she has been published in the Philadelphia Business Journal (Corporate divorce: A practical guide for small businesses, Philadelphia Business Journal, December 19, 2008 ).