Ramsey, NJ — Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is proud to announce Steve Herbes has been named to this year’s NJBIZ Leaders in Law list. Herbes joined Konica Minolta in 2014 and has held the positions of Corporate Counsel and Compliance Manager and Assistant General Counsel and Director of Compliance. He was recently promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel.
Herbes leads a team of dedicated legal professionals who serve as trusted advisors on acquisitions and divestitures, litigate and oversee complex litigation by outside counsel, engage in commercial transaction negotiations, partner with Human Resources on legal matters, and ensure legal and regulatory compliance. He was part of an international team of Konica Minolta attorneys and professionals who developed and implemented the company’s Code of Conduct and compliance program. Herbes also led a team of M&A attorneys in the successful restructuring of Konica Minolta’s print management business.
“Steve’s legal expertise, dedication and sound judgment make him an invaluable member of Konica Minolta’s executive leadership team,” said Sam Errigo, President and CEO, Konica Minolta. “His work has made an incredible impact, enhancing our corporate governance, business partnerships and identifying risks to keep our company protected. Congratulations to Steve and all the well-deserving law leaders recognized this year by NJBIZ.”
Herbes has served as Chair of the Mendham Township Board of Adjustment and is the former President of the Morris-Sussex Chapter of the New Jersey Society of CPAs and the Association for Corporate Counsel of New Jersey, where he partnered with minority bar associations to create programs that provided people of color and women greater exposure in the legal community. In his free time, he volunteers with Scouts, where he serves as Treasurer of BSA Troop 1936, and is also a cantor at his church.
“In this line of work we are continually presented with new and unique circumstances and challenges to solve. The ability to apply my knowledge and experience at Konica Minolta to develop legal strategies that drive growth and attain company objectives is extremely rewarding,” said Herbes. “I am incredibly honored to receive this award from NJBIZ and be part of this distinguished group of New Jersey leaders in law.”
The Leaders in Law awards program honors legal professionals – lawyers and general counsels – whose dedication to their occupation and to their communities is outstanding. Following an open nomination period, honorees were chosen by a panel of independent judges with experience in the justice system. Read more about NJBIZ’s 2022 Leaders in Law online.
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