Aaron Berman, a partner in the firm’s Technology group, concentrates in general corporate and securities law and has significant experience in capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, SEC compliance and corporate governance. Mr. Berman advises public and private emerging growth technology and life science companies as well as venture capital funds across a range of industries, including digital security, enterprise software, ad tech, climate tech, biotech, healthcare IT, e-commerce, fintech and 3D printing. He has experience advising companies through every stage of the corporate life cycle, including private placements, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and general corporate governance. Mr. Berman joined Goodwin in 2014.

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Capital Markets
  • Semrush Holdings, Inc. in its $150 million initial public offering
  • Dynatrace, Inc. in numerous follow-on offerings
  • Markforged, Inc. in its business combination with SPAC one in a transaction valued at approximately $2.1 billion
  • HubSpot Inc. in its $460 million convertible debt issuance and exchange
  • Aquabounty Technologies, Inc. in several CMPO and other underwritten public offerings
  • Carbon Black, Inc. in its $163 million initial public offering
Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Allego, Inc. in its acquisition of Refract 
  • clypd, inc. in its acquisition by AT&T
  • BlueTarp Financial, Inc. in its acquisition by Capital One Financial
  • Carbon Black, Inc. (CBLK) in its acquisition by VMWare, Inc. for $2.1 billion
  • Infinio Systems, Inc. in its sale to Think3, a subsidiary of ESW Capital
  • Brightcove Inc. in its acquisition of the online video player assets of Ooyala, Inc.
  • ZOLL Data Systems, Inc. in its acquisition of Golden Hour Data Systems, Inc.
  • TRGRP, Inc. in its sale to Pamlico Capital
  • Carbon Black in its acquisition of Confer Technologies, Inc.
Venture Financings
  • iboss in its $145 million financing round 
  • OM1 in its $21 million Series B, $50 million Series C and $85 million Series D financings
  • Panorama Education, Inc. in its venture capital financings
  • clypd, Inc. in its venture capital financings
  • Allego, Inc. in its venture capital financings
  • TVision Insights, Inc. in its $13 million Series A-3 financing
  • MarkForged, Inc. in its $82 million Series D financing
  • Sonrai Security, Inc. in its preferred stock financings
  • BitSight Technologies, Inc. in its $48 million tender offer, $23 million Series B financing, $40 million Series C financing, $60 million Series D financing, and $250 million Series E financing and concurrent acquisition of VisibleRisk
  • Boston Microfluidics, Inc. in its $17.5 million Series A financing
  • Salsify, Inc. in its $43 million Series D financing
  • A healthcare IT company in its Series Seed financing
  • A cyber security company in its $15 million Series A-1 financing
  • Represents venture capital firms, including Addition Ventures, Ascension Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Charles River Ventures, Flare Capital Partners, Highland Capital Partners, Optum Ventures and Sequoia Capital, in venture capital financings
  • Advised numerous private companies in convertible-debt and SAFE financing transactions
Professional Activities
Mr. Berman is an affiliate attorney with the University of Michigan Entrepreneurship Clinic. His pro bono matters include work with New Profit, Project Citizenship and the Neighborhood Business Initiative.
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Berman was a consultant with the accounting firm Invotex Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland.

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JD, 2013
University of Michigan Law School

(magna cum laude)

BA, 2007
Columbia University



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