An innovative problem-solver, Gerry uses his background in finance and entrepreneurship to reach his clients' goals.

Overview

Gerry concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt securities offerings, and venture capital matters. Gerry has represented clients in transactions covering a wide array of industries, including health care, real estate and financial services. Leveraging a deep knowledge of finance and a passion for entrepreneurship, Gerry understands the operational considerations that drive deal-making.

Prior to joining Stinson, Gerry worked at a startup accelerator, where he developed and mentored life sciences startups. In addition, Gerry has written and researched extensively on securities matters affecting startups, including publication in a national business law journal.

In addition to his practice, Gerry pursues his passion for service as a soldier in the Army National Guard, where he serves as an Information Technology Specialist. There, he has developed skills in database management and network security.

Experience

Gerry has served on transaction teams that represented:

National healthcare transportation company in its sale

National financial services firm in a private securities offering

Private property management company in its sale

News & Insights

Publications

"Proving Equal Access to Capital in the Age of the Startup: The Case for Federal Pre-Emption of State Blue-Sky Laws," Journal of Business Entrepreneurship, 2020

"Autonomous Vehicle Regulation in the United States: The Road Ahead," Michigan State Law Review, March 2020

Co-author, "SEC Adopts Regulation Best Interest, a New Form CRS and Other Guidance"

Practices & Industries

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2020
  • Vermont, 2020

Education

Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2020

  • Michigan State Law Review, Articles Editor

Michigan State University, M.B.A., 2020

Indiana University Southeast, B.A., magna cum laude, 2016

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