Jeremy Scherlinck is Senior Counsel at Miller Johnson, focusing on mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He represents private equity firms, venture capital funds, founders, family offices and large corporations in connection with their acquisitions, divestitures, equity raises, restructurings and other complex business transactions. Mr. Scherlinck has advised on and closed over 60 acquisition/sale transactions in a variety of industries, with transaction sizes ranging from a few hundred thousand dollars to over $600 million.
Mr. Scherlinck has experience and expertise in all aspects of M&A transactions, including drafting and negotiating:
- purchase agreements and letters of intent;
- stockholders’ agreements, limited liability company agreements and amended and restated charter documents;
- representation and warranty insurance policies;
- transition services agreements, restrictive covenant agreements and employment agreements; and
- promissory notes and security agreements.
In addition to his M&A experience, Mr. Scherlinck regularly represents portfolio companies of private equity funds in connection with the resolution of a variety of commercial, employment and other disputes.
Professional Experience and Affiliations
Prior to joining Miller Johnson, Mr. Scherlinck practiced for several years at a large law firm in Detroit, MI. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.
Mr. Scherlinck played NCAA Division 1 Men’s Ice Hockey in the CCHA for Ferris State University from 2002 – 2007 (CCHA Championship & NCAA Elite 8 Finalist, 2002-2003). After his collegiate hockey career, Mr. Scherlinck played professional minor-league hockey for affiliates of the Dallas Stars and Pittsburgh Penguins.
Mr. Scherlinck earned his J.D. in 2014 from Georgetown University Law Center. He earned his B.A. from West Liberty University, West Virginia in 2010. He is licensed to practice in Michigan.