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Aaron is a counsel in Reed Smith’s Global Corporate Group, practicing primarily in the area of private fund formation and counseling. In this role, Aaron represents private equity and hedge fund sponsors in a wide array of transactions, including fund formations, portfolio company transactions, and financings. Aaron also regularly advises fund sponsors and other clients on regulatory matters such as adviser registration and private placement issues. While focusing his practice primarily on private funds, Aaron also engages in general corporate representations, including company formations and drafting of related governing documents, negotiation and drafting of agreements and side letters for venture capital investments, and drafting of corporate resolutions.


  • New York University School of Law, 2009, J.D.
  • College of William & Mary, 2004, B.A.

  • New York

  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York

  • New York State Bar Association