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Dale Eugene Short

Dale Eugene Short

Practice areas:

Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Offerings, Corporate & Incorporation, Limited Liability Company (LLC)

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About Me

I am chair of TroyGould's Corporate Department. My practice is devoted primarily to corporate and securities transactions, with special emphasis on middle-market public companies and successful, privately held businesses. I also regularly represents boards of directors and board committees in corporate governance matters and other special situations, as well as senior executives and management groups in connection with employment matters, corporate buyouts and similar transactions.


I am listed (under the category of securities law) in The Best Lawyers in America, a lawyer referral reference that ranks attorneys based on peer review.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 45%
  2. Securities Offerings: 35%
  3. Limited Liability Company (LLC): 10%
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%

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Contact Info


1801 Century Park East
Los Angeles, CA, 90067




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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Highest AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super Lawyer, Southern CaliforniaSuper Lawyers2011
Super Lawyer, Southern CaliforniaLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2010
Super Lawyer, Southern CaliforniaLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2008
Super Lawyer, Southern CaliforniaLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2007
Super Lawyer, Southern CaliforniaLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Super Lawyer, Southern CaliforniaLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2006
Super Lawyer, Southern CaliforniaLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward/White, Inc.2005
Super Lawyer, Southern CaliforniaLaw & Politics Magazine2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of California, Business Law SectionMember, Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies Committee2009 - Present
Institute for Corporate CounselMember, Board of Governors1997 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember, Partnerships/Unincorporated Business Organizations Com1993 - 1995
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember, Executive Committee, Business/Corporations Law Section1993 - 1999
University of Southern CaliforniaMember, Law ReviewN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Advising and Defending Corporate Directors and OfficersLiability Under Federal and State Securities Laws2006
Advising and Defending Corporate Directors and OfficersThe Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 20022006
California Business Law Practitioner (CEB)Sarbanes-Oxley and Its Aftermath 2003
State Bar of CaliforniaGuide to Organizing and Operating a Limited Liability Company in California1995


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California School of LawN/AJ.D.1980
Iowa State UniversityN/AB.S.1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Association of Corporate Counsel-Southern California ChapterNavigating the Legal and Ethical Shoals of a Recessionary Economy2009
Association of Corporate Counsel-Southern California ChapterArbitration: Hits and Myths2008