Aaron Binstock

Partner

I buy and sell companies. As a trusted member of your inner circle, I help navigate through a complex process to simplify your deal while focusing on outcomes that are important to you.

abinstock@cooley.com

Aaron’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and other complex corporate transactions, representing strategic and financial buyers and sellers in public and private acquisitions, as well as venture capital and growth equity financings. He is highly regarded as a dealmaker and strategic adviser to companies within two of the most innovative and rapidly evolving industries – technology and media – with a particular emphasis in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, software as a service (SaaS), healthcare and communications, and frequently works with government contractors.

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Experience

  • Meredith Agrees to Sell National Media Group to IAC’s Dotdash 

  • Meredith Agrees to Sell TV Broadcast Group to Gray Television for $2.8 Billion 

  • The Goal Sells to Motion Recruitment Partners 

  • Datalogue Sells to Nike 

  • Meredith Sale of the Travel + Leisure Brand to Wyndham Destinations 

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Passions

    Pittsburgh sports, skiing, traveling, trying new restaurants, spending time with my wife and kids.

Education

  • George Washington University Law School
    JD, with honors, 2007

  • George Washington University
    BBA, cum laude, 2004


Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Maryland

Virginia

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • American Bar Association - Section on Business Law

  • Association for Corporate Growth, Board Member

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A & Private Equity – District of Columbia: Up and Coming (2021)

    The National Law Journal: Rising Star (2021)

    Super Lawyers: Washington, DC, Rising Star (2019)