Biography

Aaron advises clients on a wide variety of decisions throughout the business lifecycle, providing counsel on entity formation, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, asset transactions and complex corporate transactions.

Working with clients from diverse industries, including technology, manufacturing, distribution, and financial and professional services, Aaron guides both established and startup businesses at all levels of capital structure in matters related to corporate structuring, contract drafting and complex transactions.

Business

Aaron advises clients at every stage of the business lifecycle, assisting with initial formation, structuring and capital raising, as well as the negotiation and drafting of contracts and licensing agreements. For businesses at any stage, Aaron creates and reviews processes and best practices related to financial, commercial, IP and human resource needs, analyzing compliance risks and then drafting and implementing policies, procedures and contracts.

Aaron also counsels businesses on the numerous securities issues associated with private placements and non-public investment, especially those relating to planning and sourcing development capital for companies requiring a complex blend of equity and debt investments.

Mergers + Acquisitions

Aaron counsels buyers and sellers in acquisition transactions, including mergers, reorganizations, and asset or stock purchases. He also holds a depth of experience in deal structuring and negotiation, as well as in the negotiation of joint ventures.

Commercial + Real Estate Finance

Aaron represents banks, investment funds and commercial borrowers of all sizes in a wide range of financing transactions, including acquisition financing, mezzanine financing, commercial loans, syndicated loans, inventory and accounts receivable financing, and a variety of other asset-based loans.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Capital University Law School (JD, 2005; LLM, 2009)
  • Ohio University (MSA, 2005)
  • John Carroll University (BSBA, 2002)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Special Honors

  • Selected to the Ohio Rising Star list by Super Lawyers

Charitable + Civic Involvement

  • Boys + Girls Clubs of Columbus, board member
  • The Ohio State University Men’s Rugby Team, assistant coach