Mr Gregory A. Schernecke > Dechert LLP > Philadelphia, United States > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
United States

Work Department

Corporate & Securities


Gregory A. Schernecke focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, with a particular emphasis on private equity; corporate finance and general corporate matters, including public company reporting and governance issues.

Mr. Schernecke represents private equity and strategic buyers and sellers and their portfolio companies in merger and acquisition transactions across a wide range of industry sectors, including travel and hospitality, healthcare, technology, consumer products, financial services and asset management and industrial manufacturing. He also represents companies and investment banks in cross border public and private financing transactions and securities offerings of equity and debt.


Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division


Davidson College, B.A., 2003; Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2008, magna cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Capital markets: equity offerings

Collaborative, involved, professional and prompt’, Dechert LLP attracts praise for ‘seeking to understand the client’s business to provide a value-add service. The group, which acts for corporate issuers and investment banks, is particularly prominent in advising business development companies and life sciences clients on equity deals. Among its recent highlights, Philadelphia-based private equity specialist Kenneth Young advised Corporate Capital Trust, a business development company, on its NYSE listing. New York-based group co-chair David Rosenthal (‘a trusted and valued advisor’) acted alongside Philadelphia’s Gregory Schernecke to advise Aquestive Therapeutics on its $67.5m IPO. Other key contacts include Boston-based department co-chair Thomas Friedmann, Philadelphia-based James Lebovitz and business development company specialist Harry Pangas, who recently joined in Washington DC from Eversheds Sutherland.