Experience

Aaron has extensive experience advising and representing organizations and individuals in all aspects of business and commercial litigation, transactions, and bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings.  Aaron’s significant experience includes the representation contractors, subcontractors, developers, boards of directors, executives, and shareholders in matters including construction disputes, land use and zoning, corporate governance, unfair competition and trade, insolvency, bankruptcy, and dissolution.

Aaron has tried cases before State Courts, Superior Courts, United States Bankruptcy Courts, and United States District Courts.  Aaron has also represented parties before appellate courts, including the Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Aaron’s recent experience includes:

  • Obtained a trial verdict against a contractor’s chief executive officer and imposed liability against the officer for the contractor’s actions by successfully piercing the contractor’s corporate veil
  • Defeated over $2 million of construction related claims against a minority shareholder of a contractor in a federal jury trial
  • Obtained appellate reversal of a trial court’s denial of his client’s motion to dismiss under the Georgia anti-SLAPP statute, resulting in a total defense victory for his client against defamation claims
  • Obtained a jury trial verdict holding a former officer of a technology company liable for breaches of fiduciary duties and conversion

Aaron is also a frequent speaker on topics affecting businesses and their owners, including corporate governance, piercing the corporate veil and alter ego, insolvency, fraud, and contracts.

  • Co-Presenter:  “Avoiding Pitfalls:  What you Don’t Know Can Hurt You,” Gwinnett Small Business Summit, November 18, 2015
  • Off-Roading Without a Map: The Supreme Court Drives Over NEPA in Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance,” Georgia State University Law Review, 24 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 533 (2007)

Credentials

  • Admissions
    • Admitted to practice in Georgia
    • Admitted to practice in Texas
  • Awards
    • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Business Litigation 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Education
    • Georgia State University College of Law, J.D. cum laude
      • Associate editor, Georgia State University Law Review
      • Member, Student Trial Lawyers Association
    • Georgia State University, B.A. Philosophy
  • Community Involvement
    • Director, Peachtree Corners Downtown Development Authority
    • Leadership Gwinnett, 2013-2014
    • Gwinnett County Bar Association
    • American Bar Association