Jonathan Mark Gerken is a private equity attorney in Holland & Knight's Charlotte office. He advises private equity firms and their portfolio companies located across the country on leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments, take-private transactions, merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, equity issuances and general corporate matters.
Mr. Gerken has worked on deals ranging from small minority investments to multibillion-dollar take-private transactions. Mr. Gerken has also worked on matters across a range of practice areas, including company-wide employee co-investments and one of the largest telecommunications bankruptcy filings of the last two decades.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Gerken worked for a Charlotte-based law firm in its corporate and private equity group, and a Chicago-based global law firm in its M&A and private equity group.
- Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., Law and Business Certificate
- Drake University, B.S.B.A., cum laude
- North Carolina
- Scholastic Excellence Award, Constitutional Law I, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2018
- Pioneer Football League Academic Honor Roll, Drake University, 2007-2009