Jerrad T. Howard


Jerrad’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other sophisticated transactions. He has served as lead deal counsel for both public and private companies on deals from $1 million to $1 billion-plus. In addition, Jerrad is routinely called as a trusted advisor to provide general advice and counsel to both executive management and boards. Clients appreciate his practical advice, humor, and tenacity, as well as his genuine interest in, and ability to assimilate into and understand, their business.

He also served as general counsel for a $100 million-plus annual revenue health care client on secondment for two years. In that role, Jerrad operated as a member of the senior executive leadership team and managed all aspects of the client’s legal function, including acquisitions and strategic partnerships, compliance and internal investigations, human resources, litigation (with a docket of more than 30 active cases), and day-to-day legal matters.      


  • University of Kentucky College of Law  (J.D., 2012)
    • Kentucky Law Journal, managing editor
  • University of Kentucky  (B.S., summa cum laude, 2009)
    • Accounting & Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • Ohio