Mr. Merhige is a partner in the Firm and joined Harvest at inception in 2005. He now serves as the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. He has over two decades experience in law, operations, and regulatory compliance, having spent five years in private equity with Vivum Group LLC and nearly eight years as an Associate in the Philadelphia office of the multi-national law firm Pepper Hamilton LLP. Mr. Merhige received a B.A. with Honors from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and a J.D. from Temple University in Philadelphia, where he was an Editor of the Law Review.