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B.A., summa cum laude, University of Massachusetts Amherst

J.D., magna cum laude, University at Buffalo School of Law

Aaron concentrates his practice in business litigation, including complex commercial disputes, media law, construction law, False Claims Act actions, and municipal law.

Aaron has represented private and public sector clients engaged in some of the region’s most significant construction disputes. He also advises clients on media related issues, including communicating with the press, and is experienced in handling matters involving defamation, the First Amendment, the N.Y. Open Meetings Law, and the N.Y. Freedom of Information Law.   Additionally, he represents clients in shareholder disputes in closely held companies.

Prior to his legal career, Aaron worked for 13 years as a television reporter at media outlets in Buffalo; Pittsburgh; Wilmington, North Carolina; and Springfield, Massachusetts.

Honors

  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2017, 2018
  • Max Koren Award (most outstanding member of University at Buffalo School of Law class of 2013)
  • David Kochery Leadership & Service Award, 2013
  • James M. Kieffer Trial Excellence Award, 2013
  • Robert J. Connelly Trial Technique Award, 2012
  • Best Advocate of the 2012 Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition
  • Former member, Buffalo Law Review editorial board

Presentations

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

  • New York State Bar Association

  • Bar Association of Erie County

  • Former executive board member, University at Buffalo School of Law Student Bar Association

Community & Pro Bono

  • Erie County Audit Committee, Chairman, 2016-Present
  • Western New York Deaf Access Services board of directors
  • University at Buffalo School of Law Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Group board of directors, President, 2018