Aaron C. Young, JD, LLM is a 2001 Juris Doctor graduate of Marquette University Law School, in Milwaukee, WI, and a 2003 Master of Laws graduate of Southwestern Law School, in Los Angeles, CA, specializing in Entertainment & Media Law. While attending law school Mr. Young was a member of the Marquette Sports Law Review. Mr. Young is the first Attorney to hold both a Certificate of Sports Law from the National Sports Law Institute and a Master of Laws in Entertainment & Media Law.
Since graduating from law school Mr. Young has practiced almost exclusively in the fields of Advertising Law, Business Law, Computer Law, Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property Law, Media Law, and Sports Law. He has counseled, represented, and negotiated on the behalf of clients with companies such as Activision, Converse, Best Buy, Anheuser-Busch, Steve & Barry’s, Finish Line, Zazzle.com, ROSFORTH Productions, Danish Broadcast Corporation, Sub-Pop Records, New Folk Records, Grateful Dead Enterprises, Palmer Snowboards, St. Paul Saints Professional Baseball Club and many others. As an Entertainment Attorney Mr. Young’s clients include the Twin Cities Film Fest, Warbux Sports & Entertainment, Born Into Royalty, Filmmakers, Authors, Graffiti Artists, Recording Artists, Producers, Musicians, Professional Basketball Executives, and Professional Athletes and Coaches. Mr. Young is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, in St. Paul, MN, teaching the Business of IP, Independent Film Production.
Mr. Young is active in the business and charitable world sitting on the Boards or Committees of several for profit and nonprofit Organizations including the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Legal Advisory Committee for Springboard for the Arts in St. Paul, MN and the Board of Directors of FilmNorth, in St. Paul, MN, serving as President in 2018-2019.