Randy Short is retired from the firm and is now Of Counsel.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Short’s areas of specialization included 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.



Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal 500, 2009

Northern California Super Lawyers, San Francisco Magazine, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006


Media Mentions


J.D., Stanford University, 1971

A.B., University of Missouri, 1967, Phi Beta Kappa


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