Randal B. Short is Of Counsel in the firm’s San Francisco office and former Practice Leader of the Corporate Practice Group. Mr. Short’s areas of specialization include mergers and acquisitions; wine industry matters; real estate fund representation; corporate, LLC, partnership and joint venture formation, governance and dissolution; corporate and partnership investment transactions; and representation of off-shore investment companies.
Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Mr. Short practiced in the San Francisco office of Pettit & Martin. He was an Executive Committee Member of that firm from 1981 to 1994; Managing Partner from July of 1990 to June of 1993; and Administrative Partner from 1981 to 1990.
J.D., Stanford University, 1971
A.B., University of Missouri, 1967, Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions : California, 1972
Member, American Bar Association (Business, Partnerships, and Law Firm Sections)
Member, California State Bar Association (Business Section)
Member, San Francisco Bar Association
Board of Directors (2002– ), Executive Committee member (2003-), and Chair of Development Committee (2004-2014), Legal Community Against Violence
Former Member, Stanford University, The Campaign for Stanford
Former Member, Board of Directors, Corte-Madera Larkspur Schools Foundation
Former Member, San Francisco Unified School District, Principal for a Day Program
Co-Chair, Stanford Law Society of San Francisco, 1998– 2000, and board member