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 focuses his practice on startups and emerging growth companies, providing general counsel services for companies from formation through exit. Aaron frequently advises clients in connection with routine and unique legal, business, and strategic decisions, including corporate, business and technology transactions, angel and venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, protection of intellectual property, and information privacy and data security.
Prior to joining A.Y. Strauss, Aaron practiced at a boutique full-service law firm, and 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. He is also a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S.).