Michael A. Nemeroff > Vedder Price > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

Vedder Price
CHICAGO, IL 60601-1003
United States

Work Department

Finance & Transactions


President and CEO



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, RoundTable Healthcare 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 deal making and leadership challenges.

Mr. Nemeroff is a member of the Board of Directors of Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC). He is active in charitable and civic affairs as an Executive Committee and Board Member of the Chicago Children’s Choir and Chairman of the Board of The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.

Mr. Nemeroff, an authority on M&A and finance matters, makes appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg Television and is cited in publications such as the Wall Street Journal. He is a member of the American Bar Association, The Commercial Club of Chicago and The Economic Club of Chicago.


  • Member, Board of Directors, Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Chicago Children’s Choir
  • Chair, Board of Directors, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
  • Member, The Commercial Club of Chicago
  • Member, The Economic Club of Chicago
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1988
  • Binghamton University, B.A., 1985