M. Ryan Jarnagin and John Sheets Elected to Membership01/21/2021
Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker has announced that two of its associates, M. Ryan Jarnagin and John T. Sheets, have been elected to become Members in the firm, effective January 1, 2021. BSDD’s new partners’ practices are listed below.
Ryan maintains a broad practice including commercial litigation and domestic and cross-border business transactions. His clients range from individuals, start-ups, and small businesses to global companies and represent a broad range of industries including financial services, manufacturing and distribution, real estate, healthcare, technology, hospitality, and insurance.
Ryan received degrees from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (B.G.S), University of Toledo College of Law (J.D.), and Boston University School of Law (LL.M., Taxation).
John T. Sheets
John’s practice focuses on the areas of business litigation and attorney malpractice defense, as well as real estate.
John’s business litigation practice covers a wide-variety of complex contractual disputes involving businesses and their key representatives across a number of industries. John’s commercial cases have also involved issues related to real property, fraudulent transfer and conveyance, shareholder disputes, non-competition agreements, fraud, fiduciary duties and other business torts. John also defends large law firms against claims of legal malpractice and has, on multiple occasions, successfully defended those claims in favor of the law firm. In addition to his litigation practice, John also assists developers with all aspects of their real estate projects and transactions.
John received his J.D., cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a B.A. from Michigan State University.