Scott A. Herkamp

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Offices Cincinnati, Columbus
Phone 614.464.5697
Fax 614.719.4961
Phone 614.464.6400

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Scott is an associate in the Vorys Cincinnati and Columbus offices and a member of the corporate and financial institutions groups. 

Scott advises privately held companies, startup companies and entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations and private equity firms in sophisticated merger and acquisition, joint venture, debt and private equity transactions. He counsels clients in general business matters, including the formation of business entities and the drafting and negotiation of business contracts and commercial agreements. Scott also supports public companies in public-private M&A transactions, joint ventures, commercial agreements and debt offerings.

Scott has hands-on experience advising financial institutions, their holding companies and affiliates on a wide variety of significant regulatory and corporate matters, including capital raising, securities matters, corporate governance matters, board issues, regulatory compliance, charter conversions, M&A transactions, and de novo (startup) bank and holding company formation. This includes direct interaction with executive management, industry consultants, and senior representatives of state and federal bank and holding company regulatory authorities in multiple states and federal districts. In this capacity, Scott writes regularly for banking publications, assists in legislative matters, and has drafted amicus curiae briefs filed on behalf of clients in the Ohio Supreme Court.

Additionally, Scott counsels various cannabis-related businesses and financial institutions regarding cannabis business issues, and he writes extensively regarding issues involving federal law and Ohio’s medical marijuana and hemp programs.

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Scott received his J.D. cum laude from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where he was an articles editor for the Ohio State Law Journal. He received his B.A. cum laude from Clemson University.