Sherin and Lodgen adds John B. Shinn to its Business Law Department

March 29, 2021

Sherin and Lodgen is pleased to announce that John B. Shinn has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Business Law Department. He focuses his corporate practice in the areas of entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, capitalization, intellectual property, and governmental licensing (ABCC and TTB).

An experienced attorney who brings a contemporary approach to corporate and transactional matters, John represents clients across a wide range of industries including sports and entertainment, SaaS, hospitality, fitness, and fashion. His representative matters have involved acquisitions/dispositions and business negotiations for: professional sports teams (soccer) and organizations (MMA); eSports teams; mobile software apps; restaurants (franchises and original concepts); breweries and distilleries; fitness centers; firearms; apparel lines; celebrities and media personalities; and film, television, and streaming projects (scripted and non-scripted) for talent and production companies.

In addition, John is a Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) Certified Player Agent, representing professional baseball players in all facets of their careers with draft advising, contract negotiations, salary arbitration, endorsements, free agency, and post-career transition services. He represents a significant number of MLB players and has advised over 50 draft selections. John is a graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Hamilton College.

Sherin and Lodgen’s Managing Partner Douglas M. Henry said, “John’s background, expertise and experience in a variety of unique business law practice areas will be a great addition to the firm and to clients in the broad range of industries we represent. We are pleased to welcome John to the firm.”