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 regarding legal, business, and strategic decisions throughout their business lifecycle, including corporate, business and technology transactions, information privacy and data security, angel and venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, and protection of intellectual property.
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 from 2016-2018, and a New Jersey “Rising Star” from 2017-2018. He is also a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S.).