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Daniel Sheerin provides strategic counseling to ventures at all stages, with a focus on business combinations, including mergers and asset acquisitions, entity formation, intellectual property matters and entertainment and media transactions.

Daniel has worked on transactions in a number of industries, including entertainment, digital media, technology, advertising, fashion, health and wellness, real estate, and food, beverage and hospitality. He has also provided intellectual property and talent guidance to clients in the music, film and television industries.

Prior to joining Raines Feldman, Daniel interned at the Walt Disney Company and the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts. Before law school, he worked in the real estate finance department of a Magic Circle firm’s New York office and for a prominent Manhattan real estate developer.

Significant Engagements & Transactions

  • Representation of digital media company in the expansion of its operations to a multi-platform genre leader.
  • Representation of health and wellness business from inception through a roll-up merger into a regional industry leader.
  • Representation of renowned international nightlife group in the launch of its first venture in the United States.
  • Representation of intellectual property holding company in the procurement of $100 million credit facility.
  • Representation of audio/visual equipment company in effecting its long-term horizontal-acquisition strategy in the film industry.
  • Representation of special committee of the board of directors of a publicly-traded company in connection with the sale of key properties.
  • Representation of a private equity group in the purchase and rebranding of a landmark California hotel.

Publications, Recognitions & Speaking Engagements

  • Daniel’s publications include “Data Security Best Practices for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises” (Bloomberg BNA’s Electronic Commerce & Law Report) and “’You Never Got Me Down, Delay’: Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. and the Availability of Laches in Copyright Infringement Brought within the Statute of Limitations” (Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal).