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Peggy B. Sherman

Clinical Associate Professor    
Education

J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law
B.A., Southern College

Specializations

Technology and e-commerce
Mergers and acquisitions
General corporate law

Biography

Sherman has over 13 years domestic and international experience as a corporate lawyer, representing primarily technology companies. She served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary for Per-Se Technologies, Inc.(formerly Medaphis Corporation); and was an Associate at Powell, Goldstein, Frazer and Murphy, Corporate and Technology Department.

During her career in private practice, Sherman managed an in-house Legal Department; completed over 30 acquisitions; participated in numerous lawsuits, arbitrations and mediations; negotiated licensing, distribution, development and other technology-related contracts; prepared copyright and trademark applications; assisted in various securities filings; advised clients regarding various employment laws; and represented clients in loan transactions.

Sherman is a Board Member and Secretary of the Atlanta Compliance and Ethics (ACE) Roundtable as well as an Advisory Board Member of the Resource Planning Group, LTD. She is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia District of Columbia Bar, Atlanta Bar Association, Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, and the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.

Publications
  • Sherman and Sherman, How a Fortune-500 Process Can Help Your Firm Reduce Errors, 10 Solutions, A Supplement to the Journal of Financial Planning, July/August (2007).
  • Sherman and Oakley, Pandemics and Panaceas: The World Trade Organization’s Efforts to Balance Pharmaceutical Patents and Access to AIDS Drugs, 41 American Business Law Journal, No. 2/3, 353 (2004).
  • Sherman and Mansfield, The Graduate Legal Environment Course: A Student-Centered Entrepreneurial Approach, 19 The Journal of Legal Studies Education, No. 2, 311 (2001).
  • Sherman, Peggy B., “Feast or Famine: Issues, Problems and Procedures Relating to Massive Aid Relief Efforts with a Focus on the African Crisis,” 19 Vanderbilt Journal of Transaction Law No.2 (1986).