Mr. Short is chairman of TroyGould's Corporate Department. His practice is devoted primarily to corporate and securities transactions for a client mix of public companies and successful, privately held businesses. Mr. Short 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.Mr. Short was named by The Best Lawyers in America as the “2014 Los Angeles Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year” and has earned a listing in Best Lawyers® on numerous occasions, most recently in 2014. He was named a Southern California Super Lawyer in 2014 for the 11th straight year. In addition, Mr. Short is rated AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell.