Coordinator, Business Outreach

Margaret Sherman

margaret-shermanMargaret (“Peggy”) Sherman serves as CIBER’s coordinator for business outreach. In this capacity, she helps CIBER collaborate with major businesses, governmental and other organizations on joint programs designed to facilitate cross-border trade, investment and educational exchanges.

Peggy is an assistant professor in the Legal Studies Group of GSU’s Risk Management and Insurance Department. She has over 13 years’ domestic and international experience as a corporate lawyer, representing primarily technology companies. Peggy served as vice president, associate general counsel and assistant secretary for Per-Se Technologies, Inc. (formerly Medaphis Corporation), a public company providing systems integration services, information technology systems and accounts receivable management services. Prior to that, she was an associate at Powell, Goldstein, Frazer and Murphy, in the Corporate and Technology Department.

During her career in private practice, Peggy managed an in-house legal department; completed numerous mergers and acquisitions; participated in lawsuits, arbitrations and mediations; negotiated licensing, distribution, development and other technology-related contracts in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the U.S.; assisted in various securities filings; advised clients regarding employment laws; and represented clients in loan transactions. Peggy received her law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law. She is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and the District of Columbia Bar. She has published in various journals, including the American Business Law Journal and The Journal of Legal Studies Education.