Recent Work and Client Testimonials
“Aaron Pierce is fantastic to work with. He’s helped me with all my legal issues in creating independent films, including all the employment contracts and copyright management inherent in these projects.” – Alex Patsos, CEO Midnight Dreams LLC, Independent Film Producer
“I’ve worked with Aaron on several projects and occasions, and they were all truly pleasant collaborations. His professionalism, charisma and approach to unexpected situations were creative and effective and I more than recommend him.” – Katka Konecna, Partner, Appiafilm LLC
““I’ve known Aaron for years and all my dealings with him have been a joy. He is hard working and diligent. When he sets his mind to accomplish a task, it gets done. He’s a successful businessman with a proven track record and would be a huge asset to anyone’s organization.” – Robert Deer, First Vice President, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Corporate formation and consultation: Assisted clients with creating a variety of New York business entities, providing funding, fee and tax consultation regarding C and S Corporations, Partnerships, LLPs, and LLCs. Drafted business plan and consulted on marketing for New York City entertainment startup, artist management corporation and record label.
General Counsel, The Press House: Manage all client, sub-contractor, venue, and gallery contracts for New York public relations and publicity firm.
General Counsel, Renaissance Artist Management LLC: Contract drafting, review, management and negotiation for Los Angeles artist management firm.
Tenant Advocacy: Negotiated on tenant’s behalf for a highly favorable lease buyout from a renowned Manhattan residential building. Negotiated on behalf of a commercial tenant in a non-payment action arriving at a fair and reasonable settlement allowing tenant a favorable payment plan and avoiding the expenses of trial.
Landlord Advocacy: Successfully represented landlord in a holdover action negotiating a fair and reasonable stipulation of settlement in Queen’s County allowing for all parties to come to agreement while avoiding the expenses of trial.
Employee’s Rights: Brought successful court action to recover unpaid wages from prominent local surgeon.
Intellectual Property: Register, manage, and protect multiple copyright and trademark properties for corporations, musicians, and visual artists.
General Counsel , Dragonfly Management: Fundamentally assisted in the creation, contractual arrangements, labor consultation, business design, and website consultation in creating a start-up artist management company and record label.
General Counsel, 256 Grand St. Corp., DBA The Trash Bar, Provide a complete array of services for seminal Brooklyn music venue and bar/restaurant including consultation and advocacy concerning lawsuits, artist/musician contracts, management and record label riders, NY State Liquor Law, Landlord/Tenant actions, and employment procedures.
Criminal Defense: DWI, controlled substances, unlawful eviction, unlawful searches and police checkpoint stops.