Professional Biography
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Aaron J. Ver Counsel

  • San Francisco

    D +1.415.344.7110

    F +1.415.344.7050

    San Francisco

    505 Howard Street, Suite 1000

    San Francisco, CA 94105-3204




Aaron Ver is a trial lawyer focused on high-stakes litigation, primarily in contract disputes, real estate, class action, emerging technology, post-closing mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and employment. Aaron represents clients in federal and state courts, in arbitrations, and before administrative tribunals.

Clients turn to Aaron to formulate and execute strategies to achieve their business goals. Aaron draws from valuable business experience serving as a litigation strategist secondee to a global company. In addition, he has been named a Northern California “Rising Star” in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers in 2022 and 2023.

In his business litigation practice, Aaron represents plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes business disputes, including manufacturer–supplier disputes, post-closing litigation arising out of M&A deals, breaches of fiduciary duty, and nonsolicit and noncompete claims.

In his real estate litigation practice, Aaron represents clients with property and leaseholds throughout the country. He has prosecuted and defended a range of sophisticated multiparty matters ranging from fraud, title claims, broker liability, guarantor liability, lender exposure, construction disputes, veil-piercing questions, and fraudulent title claims to commercial landlord-tenant disputes. Aaron has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients. He has handled real estate disputes in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Aaron also recently obtained a successful verdict for clients facing imprisonment.

Aaron serves as an on-call adviser and outside general counsel to several emerging technology companies, assisting clients with trade secret protection, intellectual property (IP), and employment matters.

Aaron maintains an active pro bono practice; he has successfully obtained asylum for children and adults. His amicus brief on behalf of a civil rights organization in a constitutional citizenship lawsuit was cited extensively by the federal district court. He has been honored for exceptional work supporting the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California’s Federal Pro Bono Project.

Professional Recognition

  • Named a Northern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, 2022 – 2023

Professional Leadership

  • Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), Member

Related Employment

  • Paul Hastings LLP, Washington, D.C., Summer Associate and Associate

  • U.S. Attorney Office’s for the Northern District of California, San Francisco, CA, Law Clerk

  • U.S. Attorney Office’s for the District of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Law Clerk

  • U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs

  • Governor of New York, Washington, D.C., Associate Director for Federal Policy

  • Hillary Clinton for President, Arlington, VA, Deputy National Field Director

  • Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, Washington, D.C., Senior Federal Advisor





Bar and Court Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California


  • UC Berkeley School of Law, J.D., Commencement Speaker
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Political Science, with high honors, Travers Fellow