Daniel Sheerin

Daniel Sheerin

Partner, Los Angeles dsheerin@cdas.com

Daniel Sheerin is a transactional entertainment lawyer in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Daniel’s practice centers on literary and intellectual property deals, often with sophisticated rights components and innovative elements, including transactions among industry leaders in film, television, book publishing, digital media, music, live events, and immersive media. He drafts and negotiates agreements for rights acquisitions, intellectual property licenses, talent (writers, directors, producers, showrunners), production services, and distribution, counseling clients on transactions with Netflix, Disney, Amazon, HBO, Hulu, ESPN, NBC/Universal, Paramount, and PBS, among others.

In addition, Daniel represents entertainment industry clients across a wide range of business matters, including entity formation, corporate governance, private financing, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures.

Prior to joining CDAS, Daniel practiced corporate law in the Century City office of a national firm, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, technology and digital media matters, and transactions with significant intellectual property elements. Daniel’s law school experience included an internship with Maker Studios (now Disney Digital) and the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts. Before law school, Daniel was an accomplished drummer, playing on over one hundred studio recordings and touring the United States and Europe.