Aaron is a senior associate in the transactional section at Vela Wood. Aaron represents startups, entrepreneurs, investors, and established businesses in a wide range of matters, with an emphasis on venture financings (both equity and convertible debt), mergers and acquisitions, and acting as outside general counsel.
Prior to joining VW, Aaron was a corporate associate at Locke Lord and a member of the inaugural class of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center Ambassador Program.
If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late. – Reid Hoffman
Aaron received his JD in 2012 from Notre Dame Law School, where he was elected to the Student Bar Association and served as an Admissions Ambassador, and his BA in Political Science from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, in 2006.
Aaron is a mentor at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center and a member of the Colgate Club of DFW, Colgate University’s Alumni Admissions Program, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Dallas Young Lawyers Association.
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Aaron now lives in Dallas with his wife, Margaret, and their energetic dog, Lady Bird.