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Mr. Sheedy has more than 41 years of experience handling complex business litigation matters which includes engineering, contract, and employment cases. In addition to Mr. Sheedy’s litigation experience, he has a degree in civil engineering and a Masters of Business Administration. Additionally, Mr. Sheedy served as Captain for the Army Corps of Engineers. Mr. Sheedy’s clients benefit from his extensive and unique background in engineering, business and law. Prior to joining Scheef & Stone, LLP, Mr. Sheedy was a partner at Goins Underkofler Crawford & Langdon.


  • Litigation Counsel and Division Counsel for Fortune 300 company, Joy Manufacturing Company
  • Vice President and General Counsel for Del Taco Restaurant Corporation
  • Prepared Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD’s) and operation manuals as General Counsel and as outside counsel for several other franchisors


  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association


  • Juris Doctor, Seton Hall University School of Law, 1973
  • Bachelor of Science., Civil Engineering, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, 1970
  • Master of Business Administration, Duquesne University, 1982


  • AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 1994 – 2018

Practice Areas

  • Collections
  • Loan Negotiation & Documentation
  • Contract Drafting & Negotiation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Reorganization
  • Direct Selling/ Multi-Level Marketing
  • Entity Selection & Business Formation
  • Franchising
  • Rent-to-Own Matters
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Licensing & Technology Transfer
  • Patent Preparation & Prosecution
  • Trade Secret Litigation
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trademark Preparation & Prosecution
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Non-Competition Covenants
  • Commercial Acquisitions & Dispositions
  • Commercial Leasing/Workouts
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Note Purchases & Sales


  • State Bar of Texas, 1985
  • State Bar of New Jersey, 1973
  • State Bar of Pennsylvania, 1979
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Patent and Trademark, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1985