Andrew Sherman is a Adjunct Professor in the Georgetown Law School’s CLE Program, with an expertise on corporate governance best practices.

A partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Jones Day, Sherman’s practice focuses on issues affecting business growth for companies at all stages, including developing strategies to leverage intellectual property and technology assets, as well as international corporate transactional and franchising matters. He also counsels on issues such as franchising, licensing, joint ventures, strategic alliances, capital formation, distribution channels, technology development, and mergers and acquisitions. He has served as a legal and strategic advisor to dozens of Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of emerging growth companies.

Sherman has appeared as a guest and a commentator on all of the major television networks as well as CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” CNN’s “Day Watch,” CNNfn’s “StreetSmarts” and “For Entrepreneurs Only,” USA Network’s “First Business,” and Bloomberg’s “Small Business Weekly” and various other regional and local television broadcasts as well as national and local radio interviews for National Public Radio (NPR), Business News Network (BNN), Bloomberg Radio, AP Radio Network, Voice of America, Talk America Radio Network and the USA Radio Network, as a resource on business growth strategies, capital formation, entrepreneurship and technology development.

In 2002, Fortune Small Business in 2002 recognized Sherman as one of the nation’s top ten gurus and thought leaders on entrepreneurship and the legal and strategic issues facing small and growing companies. In 2006, Inc. magazine recognized him as one of the nineteen leading resources and advocates for growing companies in the nation.

Sherman also teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and has taught at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and in the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland.

Sherman holds a J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.