Aaron Spencer is a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice group. For more than 18 years, he has served as a trusted advisor to his clients, both private and public, and in a broad spectrum of industries, including the software and technology, manufacturing and distribution and pharmaceutical industries. Aaron concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, formation, corporate finance, joint ventures and technology transactions. He is a member of the firm’s Private Equity and M&A groups.

Aaron Spencer is a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice group. For more than 18 years, he has served as a trusted advisor to his clients, both private and public, and in a broad spectrum of industries, including the software and technology, manufacturing and distribution and pharmaceutical industries. Aaron concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, formation, corporate finance, joint ventures and technology transactions. He is a member of the firm’s Private Equity and M&A groups.

Aaron has been recognized by Chambers USA as a leading Corporate/M&A attorney in the U.S. (2012-2016) and by Business North Carolina magazine as one of North Carolina’s “Legal Elite.” He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2015-present).

Aaron is a member of the Business Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. He currently serves on the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation’s board of directors, where he serves on the audit and finance committees. Before earning his J.D. from the Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1999, Aaron received a joint degree in accounting and French from Oklahoma State University in 1996. While working on his French degree, he studied abroad at the Université Stendhal in Grenoble, France.

 

  • Represented a global software company in the sale of substantially all assets to a publicly traded technology company.
  • Represented a health insurer in the sale of a data center and the outsourcing of a substantial portion of its information technology service requirements to a global IT service provider.
  • Routinely represent software and technology companies in the negotiation of customer, partner (e.g. resellers, technology, OEM and referral partners) and vendor contracts.
  • Assisted a specialty pharmacy in the negotiation of a sale of stock to a private equity firm.
  • Represented a physical security software and technology company in connection with a strategic  in-bound OEM software license.
  • Represented a cloud-related software company in connection with a strategic out-bound OEM software license.
  • Represented a community bank in connection with the license of a bank accounting software solution.
  • Assisted a health services company in the negotiation of the purchase of a mobile diagnostic imaging program.
  • Advised a private equity firm on the negotiation and financing of the acquisition of a controlling interest in an online retailer.
  • Represented an aggregates supplier in the acquisition of a paving division.
  • Assisted a software and technology company in the negotiation of a hardware supply contract.