Aaron Gagnon
Of Counsel



Mergers & Acquisitions, General Corporate, Transactional, Purchasing, Distribution, Licensing, Franchising, Real Estate, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Shareholder Relations, Commercial Litigation

Aaron R. Gagnon became Of Counsel with Angelini, Mills, Woods & Ori in 2016, assisting the firm’s clients in wide range of business services, including corporate formation and structuring, and transactional matters. Mr. Gagnon earned two undergraduate degrees from Arizona State University, a B.S. in Political Science, and a degree from the Barrett Honors College. Aaron earned his law degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, where he was a Staff Writer for the Arizona State Law Journal.

After graduating from law school, Aaron assisted business leaders as in-house counsel for eight years at Kahala Brands, one of the world’s largest multi-brand quick service restaurant franchise companies featuring brands such as Cold Stone Creamery and Blimpie.  Mr. Gagnon served Kahala Brands in a wide variety of roles, including at the time of his exit, as the V.P. of Litigation and Assistant General Counsel, where he worked in overseeing many of the legal matters for the company and its over 3,000 global units, including managing outside counsel nationwide, corporate governance, acquisition due diligence, vendor agreements, litigation management, alternative dispute resolution, and the drafting and negotiation of purchasing, distribution, and licensing agreements.

Aaron’s practice focuses heavily on business representation, including buy-sell agreements, asset purchase agreements, membership interest purchase agreements, security agreements, divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, business disputes, corporate formation and structuring, real estate, general transactions, alternative dispute resolution, general corporate law, and commercial litigation.

In his spare time, Aaron enjoys traveling with his wife Tanya

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