John Herzog

Jon M. Herzog

Partner
Jon M. Herzog
Boston
+1 617 570 1109

Jon Herzog, a partner in Goodwin's Private Equity and Technology Companies groups, focuses his practice on company and investor side merger and acquisition transactions, growth and venture capital investments, and the representation of both emerging and mature private companies.

Mr. Herzog represents a variety of businesses in various industries including consumer products, software, technology, business services, and for-profit education and has worked with clients in structuring and executing minority and control investments, acquisitions and dispositions. His practice also includes representation of private equity funds, growth and venture capital investors and search fund entrepreneurs.

Experience

Mr. Herzog’s recently completed transactions include representing:

  • TA Associates in many transactions, and most recently in its:
    • investment in Flexera
    • investment in HelpSystems
    • acquisition of Thermacell
    • investment in Weiman
  • Wayfair, Inc. in connection with general corporate matters
  • The Boston Celtics in connection with their acquisition of the Maine Red Claws
  • Charlesbank Capital Partners in many transactions, and most recently its:
    • acquisition of QC Supply
    • investment in Capital Vision Services
  • Nonantum Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of Roadone Intermodal Logistics

Professional Activities

Mr. Herzog is a member of the Boston, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations.

Credentials

Education

JD2000

Boston College Law School

(magna cum laude)

BA1995

University of Massachusetts

Admissions

Bars

  • Massachusetts

Recognition & Awards

Mr. Herzog has been selected for inclusion in The Legal 500 U.S. 2022. Mr. Herzog has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America Best Lawyers for his work in Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law 2022-2023.

Mr. Herzog was a 2021 recommended lawyer for Merger control by The Legal 500. Mr. Herzog is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Best Lawyers in America.

Publications

Mr. Herzog is a frequent writer and speaker in the private equity/emerging companies area. Publications and speaking engagements by Mr. Herzog include:

  • “Closing the Deal,” Harvard Business School Conference, Boston, MA, December 3, 2016 (panelist)
  • “Primer Session: The Basics of Search Funds,” IESE Business School’s 2nd International Search Fund Conference, Barcelona, Spain, October 27-28, 2016 (panelist)
  • “2018 Survey: Rollover and Incentive Equity Terms in Middle Market Private Equity,” published by Goodwin Procter
  • “2017 Survey: Rollover and Incentive Equity Terms in Middle Market Private Equity,” published by Goodwin Procter
  • “2015 Survey: Rollover and Incentive Equity Terms in Middle Market Private Equity,” published by Goodwin Procter
  • “2013 Survey: Rollover and Incentive Equity Terms in Middle Market Private Equity,” published by Goodwin Procter