Aaron L. Gafni

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Biography

Aaron Gafni represents clients in a wide variety of corporate and transactional matters, ranging from entity formation and structuring to equity financings, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.

Aaron advises entrepreneurs, start-ups and middle market companies across a broad range of business sectors, including technology and digital media, sports and entertainment, food and beverage and branded consumer products.

He has particular experience representing growth companies in the technology and digital media space, often working with such clients from initial formation to successful exits. Founders rely on Aaron’s experience with convertible note and preferred stock financings, equity incentive plans, corporate governance, day-to-day transactional matters and mergers and acquisitions. Aaron’s involvement in the tech community extends to the other side of the table, where he represents angel investors and venture capital funds with respect to fund formation and portfolio investments. Aaron also spearheaded the Firm’s sponsorship of Venice start-up accelerator Amplify.la and pre-accelerator Startup Boost (an affiliate of TechStars). 

Awards

  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2018

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles  (J.D., 2007)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara  (B.A., 2002)
    • Global and International Studies Major
    • Japanese Minor