Aaron M. Pratt

Attorney

207.253.0583 Direct
207.772.3627 Fax

apratt@dwmlaw.com

84 Marginal Way, Suite 600
Portland, ME 04101-2480

Assistant: Kathy Larkin

EDUCATION

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • Bowdoin College, B.A., cum laude, 1996

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Maine
  • New Hampshire

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Maine Bar Association subcommittee overseeing the revision of Maine‚Äôs revised Limited Liability Company Act
    Co-Chair, effective date July 1, 2011

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Friends of Portland Public Library
    Director and Secretary (2009 - 2016)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine
    Member (2002-2012)
 

Aaron Pratt is a shareholder at Drummond Woodsum and is a member of the firm’s Business Services Group. He represents businesses, health care organizations, investment funds, investors and Indian tribes in a wide range of corporate, partnership and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities matters, private placements, venture capital financings (representing both investors and targets), investment fund structure, health care compliance and Tribal economic development matters.

Recent representations include:

  • A hospital in connection with its merger with a large healthcare network;
  • The lead investors in connection with an investment in a data storage company;
  • Tribal nation gaming operator in connection with the negotiation and execution of an internet gaming contract with an internet gaming technology provider;
  • An information technology company located in Maine in connection with the sale of such company to a publicly traded British company;
  • An investment fund in connection with its investment in a privately held financial services company; and
  • A tribal nation in connection with the financing and construction of its casino and related hotel project.

In addition, Aaron serves as general counsel to the largest media company in the State of Maine, a hedge fund, a telecommunications company, multiple information technology companies and a winery.

Aaron is listed in the 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America in the categories of Corporate and Venture Capital Law. He is also ranked by Chambers USA, the independent guide to the country’s top attorneys, in the category of Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions, and has been named a Rising Star by New England Super Lawyers.

Aaron is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and Bowdoin College.


AWARDS

  • Best Lawyers USA
    • Corporate Law (2013-2016)
    • Venture Capital Law (2012-2016)
  • New England Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate, Native American Law (2008-2010, 2013-2014)
  • Chambers USA, Maine, Corporate/M&A