Darryl C. Sheetz, principal of Law Offices of Darryl C. Sheetz, is engaged in the practice of corporate, real estate, securities, and tax law. His practice includes business and tax planning for individuals and all forms of business entities; mergers, acquisitions and sales of privately held businesses; structuring, organizing, and private placements of securities and other financings for start-up ventures and small business issuers; real estate syndications of general and limited partnerships, and limited liability companies; commercial financings; acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing of residential and industrial properties; registration of copyrights and trademarks; defense of insider trading enforcement and fraud actions and formal and informal investigations by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and state securities divisions; representation of individuals and business entities before Internal Revenue Service; arbitration proceedings involving contract and securities law disputes; regulatory compliance with federal securities and state securities laws (Blue Sky) upon issuance and transfer of securities; expert witness involving corporate and securities issues; and commercial litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts, from 1992 to present.
Mr. Sheetz is Admitted to Bars of California, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania; admitted to practice before Supreme Court of the United States, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and United States District Court for Central and Southern Districts of California, and Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Sheetz was Senior Attorney with Semmes Bowen & Semmes in Washington, D.C., a partner at Fox Rothschild in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, General Counsel at the National Jet Industries, Inc., attorney at Clark Ladner Fortenbaugh & Young in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Frederick B. Smilie, Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, from 1976 to 1977, he was an Investment Banker for Dillon Read & Co., Inc.
Mr. Sheetz received his B.S with Honors in accounting and finance from Drexel University, LeBow School of Business, 1970; M.B.A., 1974, his J.D.;1974; LL.M. in Taxation, 1984 from Villanova University School of Law and LL.M. in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center, 1993. He is a member of the California, Maryland, New York, and American Bar Associations (former member of Business Law Section subcommittees on securities regulation and non-public and small business offerings) and Union League of Philadelphia.
In addition, Mr. Sheetz is a Former arbitrator in judicial arbitration proceedings before Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania; former arbitrator for American Arbitration Association, University of California at Irvine, School of Law – Lecturer (beginning Fall 2013),University of Pennsylvania – former Adjunct Professor of accounting to paralegal students Lieutenant – United States Army; Honorable Discharge, Member of Newport/Irvine Rotary Club (Paul Harris Fellow); member of Board of Trustees, College Foundation of State University of New York, Delhi, New York; Treasurer and Director of private foundation and public charity; former member of CHOC (Children’s Hospital of Orange County) Children’s Foundation Corporate Partnership Committee; former President, Treasurer and Director of Parent Association, Fairmont Private Schools, Edgewood Campus; former member of Vestry of church; former member of Executive Board of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; former member of Board of Directors of American Youth Soccer Organization; former member of Board of Directors of Tustin Eastern Little League; former President and Director of community homeowners association.
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