Clark Hill CEO John Hern to Receive Honorary Degree from the University of Kent

Apr 30, 2019

Clark Hill Chief Executive Officer, John J. Hern, Jr. is one of four University of Kent alumni set to receive honorary degrees during the institution's congregation ceremonies at Rochester and Canterbury Cathedrals this July.

Hern is the former President of the University of Kent in America. He will receive an honorary Doctor of the University degree in recognition of his work as President of the University of Kent in America.

Hern assumed the role of Clark Hill CEO in 2002 and has since overseen the explosive growth of the firm including several combinations. In addition to his leadership role, Hern's legal practice involves advising corporations of all sizes, public and private, on a wide range of issues such as incorporation, financing, leasing, contracting, mergers, acquisitions, and leveraged buyouts. He has been involved in multi-million dollar corporate mergers and acquisitions with manufacturing, service and financial organizations. 

More information on the ceremony and additional honorees may be found here.