Aaron J. Velli


Partner, Business department, Cooley LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., Brown; J.D., University of Maryland

B.A., Brown; J.D., University of Maryland. Professor Velli is a partner in the Business department of Cooley LLP. He joined the firm in 1999 and...

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B.A., Brown; J.D., University of Maryland. Professor Velli is a partner in the Business department of Cooley LLP. He joined the firm in 1999 and is resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on the representation of emerging growth companies and investors in such companies in various corporate and securities transactions, including the formation of private investment funds. Professor Velli’s experience includes venture capital financings, private and public securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and marketing agreements and credit finance. He has also lectured on the topic of private equity and venture capital financing at academic institutions and is a regular speaker at private equity industry conferences. Prior to joining Cooley LLP, Professor Velli was an associate in the Corporate/Securities group at Andrews & Kurth L.L.P. in Washington, D.C.