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Jon J. Aho

Partner
  • Rochester
  • 585.231.1204
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Jon Aho provides general corporate counsel to business entities and individual business owners. His corporate experience includes the following:

  • Forming business entities and advising prospective business owners regarding the most advantageous business structure for the proposed business operations.
  • Drafting and negotiating employment and consulting agreements, confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, and other documents relative to the ownership, operation and management of businesses.
  • Representing purchasers and sellers of businesses in drafting and negotiating transactional documents, including buy/sell agreements and other documents affecting private and public placements of corporate securities, in transactions ranging in size from $100,000 to $40,000,000.
  • Representing venture capital funds in the purchase and sale of portfolio companies.
  • Assisted clients in preparing and filing license applications with the New York State Liquor Authority, including applications for on-premises retail licenses as well as temporary and event-specific licenses.
  • Represented licensees in connection with state liquor authority disciplinary actions.
  • Assisted property owners and other real property owners with respect to leases for licensed retail locations.

Jon is a member of the Firm’s Opinion Committee and has served as local opinion counsel in transactions ranging in size from $100,000 to $710,000,000.

Jon is also a member of the Firm’s Financial Services Group and represents borrowers and lenders in asset based and real estate based commercial lending transactions, including SBA guaranteed loans, ranging in size from $100,000 to $10,000,000.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Board Member and Treasurer, Bivona Child Advocacy Center, Inc.
  • Former Senior Research Analyst, New York State Senate
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM Peer Review Rated

PRESENTATIONS

HSE Law
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Jon J. Aho
Partner
jaho@hselaw.com
tel: 585.231.1204
fax: 585.232.2152

Jon Aho provides general corporate counsel to business entities and individual business owners. His corporate experience includes the following:

  • Forming business entities and advising prospective business owners regarding the most advantageous business structure for the proposed business operations.
  • Drafting and negotiating employment and consulting agreements, confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, and other documents relative to the ownership, operation and management of businesses.
  • Representing purchasers and sellers of businesses in drafting and negotiating transactional documents, including buy/sell agreements and other documents affecting private and public placements of corporate securities, in transactions ranging in size from $100,000 to $40,000,000.
  • Representing venture capital funds in the purchase and sale of portfolio companies.
  • Assisted clients in preparing and filing license applications with the New York State Liquor Authority, including applications for on-premises retail licenses as well as temporary and event-specific licenses.
  • Represented licensees in connection with state liquor authority disciplinary actions.
  • Assisted property owners and other real property owners with respect to leases for licensed retail locations.

Jon is a member of the Firm’s Opinion Committee and has served as local opinion counsel in transactions ranging in size from $100,000 to $710,000,000.

Jon is also a member of the Firm’s Financial Services Group and represents borrowers and lenders in asset based and real estate based commercial lending transactions, including SBA guaranteed loans, ranging in size from $100,000 to $10,000,000.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Board Member and Treasurer, Bivona Child Advocacy Center, Inc.
  • Former Senior Research Analyst, New York State Senate
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM Peer Review Rated

Presentations

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • Albany Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Michigan State University, B.A.

Disclaimer

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