Aaron Swerdlow

Chief Operations Officer and General Counsel

Chief Operations Officer and General Counsel

Aaron is an experienced sports and business lawyer with a wealth of NBA and NCAA experience. He has worked in NBA and NCAA coach and executive representation for eight years, negotiating nearly $100 million in coach and executive compensation. Aaron also spent five years with the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department.  Aaron advises clients on employment, licensing, sponsorship, estate planning and equity investment matters and helps manage ESM’s internal operations. He is a member of Law360’s Sports Editorial Advisory Board, the LawInSport Advisory Board, The American Lawyer’s Young Lawyer Editorial Board, and is the editor-in-chief of the sports law section in Matthew Bender’s entertainment law treatise. Aaron received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He resides in Santa Monica, CA with his wife and black lab mix, Nickie.