Aaron J. Velli

Aaron Velli is a partner in the Cooley Business department. He joined the Firm in 1999 and is resident in the Firm's Washington, DC office.

Mr. Velli's practice encompasses the representation of emerging growth companies and investors in such companies in various corporate and securities transactions. As a member of the Firm's Venture Capital practice group, Mr. Velli maintains particular expertise in the formation and operation of private equity investment partnerships, including securities laws matters, partnership terms and relevant tax, accounting and other regulatory considerations. His experience includes venture capital financings, private and public securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and credit finance.

Mr. Velli is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center where he teaches Venture Capital Finance. Mr. Velli has also lectured at George Mason Law School, University of Maryland Business School and Vanderbilt University Business School and is a regular speaker at private equity conferences.

Prior to joining Cooley, Mr. Velli was an associate in the Corporate/Securities group at Andrews & Kurth LLP in Washington, DC

Mr. Velli received a JD from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1993, where he served as a senior editor of the Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues and a BA from Brown University in 1990.

Mr. Velli is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, the District of Columbia and before the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Mr. Velli is a member of the American Bar Association's Business Section.

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Areas of Practice 1) Fund Formation, 2) Software, 3) Venture Capital Fund Formation, 4) Venture Capital, 5) Venture Capital Financings, 6) Venture Debt, 7) Credit Finance, 8) Emerging Companies and 9) Mergers & Acquisitions
Law School University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1993
Education Brown University, B.A., 1990
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Cooley LLP
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