Aaron I. Messing, Esq., CIPP
Aaron I. Messing is a partner at A.Y. Strauss, and the founder of the firm’s technology practice. Aaron has experience advising entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies, and multinational companies on legal matters related to emerging technology, corporate, business, and technology transactions, capital raises, intellectual property, and information privacy and data security.
Aaron serves as outside general counsel and outside privacy counsel for clients in the technology, e-commerce, software, hospitality, online media, marketing, retail, and real estate industries, advising on routine and unique legal, business, and strategic decisions. He also advises clients in connection with the protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights.
Prior to joining A.Y. Strauss, Aaron practiced corporate, transactional, startup and privacy law at another law firm. He has also served as Chief Privacy Officer for Advanced Health Media, LLC, a multinational technology and service provider, and as Chief Privacy and Security Officer for Avatar Solutions (acquired by Press Gainey), a leading enterprise health care consulting firm.
Aaron was a Dean’s Fellow at Fordham University, a Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholar, an Associate Editor of the Moot Court Board, and a member of the Journal of Corporate & Financial Law.
Aaron has been recognized as a New York Metro “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2016 and 2017.