Herbert D. Frerichs Jr

Herb Frerichs offers businesses perspectives from the inside and outside.

As General Counsel to a major Maryland company, he blends the inside knowledge of an industry professional with the broad perspective of a legal and business analyst.

Mr. Frerichs regularly consults with clients on their day-to-day legal issues, as well as complex corporate transactions such as on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity and debt financing.

Mr. Frerichs is General Counsel for the family holding company that owns and operates a number of international food and agricultural companies, including Perdue Food Products, Perdue AgriBusiness and Coleman Natural Foods. He was Associate General Counsel at UNC Incorporated, a publicly-traded aviation services company from 1991-1995.

His in-depth understanding of corporate legal and business strategies provides clients the ability to make the optimum decision for the issue at hand. Mr. Frerichs communicates as a partner with in-house legal counsel while providing fresh ideas and perspectives unique to outside counsel. With that combination of skills, he takes a holistic approach to the issues faced by his clients.

Mr. Frerichs was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Maryland Economic Development Corporation by Governor Martin O'Malley in March 2011.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate
Law School University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 1988)
Education United States Naval Academy (B.S., 1980)
Bar Member / Association Maryland State Bar Association
Most recent firm Venable LLP
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