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Aaron R. Gott

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Phone: +1-612-284-5001
Fax: 858-964-2301

15 S 9th St #239
Minneapolis, MN 55402

4275 Executive Square #200
La Jolla, California 92037

Rising Star Aaron R. GottAaron R. Gott is a top-rated antitrust lawyer who focuses on antitrust and competition litigation, complex business litigation, challenges to government conduct, and appeals. Aaron is lead counsel in several antitrust cases, exemplifying his extensive experience in prosecuting and defending antitrust cases and other complex litigation. He has represented parties before the U.S. Supreme Court four times and argued countless appeals in the U.S. Courts of Appeals. He is also one of the nation’s leading lawyers on issues involving the state-action immunity, a narrow antitrust exemption often claimed by government entities such as state professional licensing boards and municipalities who are sued for violating the federal antitrust laws. He counsels clients on a range of issues, including antitrust compliance, antitrust exemptions including farm cooperatives under the Capper-Volstead Act, and employment noncompete agreements.

Aaron is a combat veteran who served nearly a decade in the U.S. Army. He entered law school with over five years of professional writing experience as a newspaper editor and Army public affairs officer. His work has been published in newspapers throughout the country, trade magazines, academic journals, and government publications; he has received accolades from general officers, scholars, high-profile litigators, and even federal judges. Aaron’s legal scholarship has been called “meticulously researched and brilliantly argued,” and BookForum showcased one of Aaron’s scholarly papers as an example of “rigorous and elegant writing.”

Education

J.D., The Florida State University College of Law
Magna Cum Laude
Honors and Activities:
Order of the Coif
Executive Editor, The Florida State University Law Review
Research Assistant for Professor Dan Markel and Dean David E. Landau

B.A., Iowa State University
Political Science and Military Science

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice California
Minnesota
United States District Court for the Central District of California
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
United States District Court for the Southern District of California
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
Representative Matters
Presentations
Professional Associations

Federal Bar Association
Committee Member, Minnesota Chapter Newer Lawyers Committee

American Bar Association
ABA Section of Antitrust Law

Minnesota State Bar Association
Governing Council Member, MSBA Antitrust Law Section

Awards
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star 2019
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star 2020
Military Service

United States Army Reserve, 2003–2012
Operation Iraqi Freedom 2004–2005
Force Protection Team Leader, 515th Combat Support Battalion

Operation Enduring Freedom 2008–2010
Public Affairs Officer, 166th Aviation Brigade