Aaron M. Williams

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Offices Cleveland
Phone 216.479.6180
Fax 216.937.3405

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Aaron is an associate in the Vorys Cleveland office and is a member of the litigation group.  He represents public and private companies, as well as individual officers, directors, partners, and fiduciaries, in a broad range of complex business disputes.  Aaron’s experience includes matters involving securities fraud, shareholder derivative actions, business torts, and consumer and commercial class actions in both state and federal court.  His practice also includes representing clients in connection with the defense or prosecution of their intellectual property rights, including actions involving patent and trademark infringement, trade secrets, and non-competition agreements.                                                  

His notable experience includes:

Aaron has developed a niche practice representing local governments, trade associations, industry organizations, and affinity groups in connection with election law disputes and ballot challenges before the Ohio Secretary of State’s Office and the Ohio Supreme Court.  These representations often involve issues relating to the constitutionality of proposed ballot initiatives or enacted local legislation.  Aaron has presented and authored a number of articles on the topic.

Aaron received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a member of the editorial board of the Virginia Tax Review.  He received his B.A. magna cum laude from Dickinson College, where he was Phi Beta Kappa.

Prior to joining Vorys, Aaron served as a law clerk to the Honorable Rebecca B. Connelly of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia.

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