Aaron J. Aisen: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

Aaron J. Aisen

Buffalo,  NY  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Global Insurance Services
  • Insurance Regulatory
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Cyber Risk and Social Media
  • E-Discovery
Contact InfoTelephone: 716.566.5483
Fax: 716.566.5401
University Brigham Young University, M.P.A., financial/management analysis, with distinction; George Washington University, B.A., international affairs, conflict/security; University of Glasgow, Scotland, exchange student, 2009
Law SchoolState University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2011
Admitted2012, New York; 2013, District of Columbia; U.S. District Courts for the Western and Northern Districts of New York

Professional Affiliations

•American Bar Association: Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, Section of International Law
• New York State Bar Association
• 2015 Trial Academy at Cornell Law School
• Bar Association of Erie County: Executive Council, Young Lawyers Committee; Admission to the Bar Committee


Aaron Aisen focuses his practice on regulatory matters, banking, global insurance and reinsurance matters, and cyber risk. With a background in law, management, and public policy at the state, federal, and international levels, Aaron brings a unique perspective to the regulatory practice. His experience includes working as a compliance investigations officer at a major international bank. There, he had hands-on experience with a variety of federal laws and regulations, with particular emphasis on the Bank Secrecy Act and the Patriot Act. He also has experience in several legislative offices including at the state and federal level as well as time in the United Kingdom House of Commons in London.

His background includes interning in the Monroe County District Attorney's Office in Rochester, New York, and the City of Rochester Law Department, where he assisted with regulatory enforcement and litigation. He also interned for an administrative law judge with the New York State Division of Human Rights and for Justice Salvatore Martoche of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department. While receiving his juris doctor at the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, he was an executive editor of the Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal and sat on the Jessop International Moot Court Board.

Aaron writes, contributes, and blogs on cyber risk and a variety of financial and other regulatory issues. He has co-authored papers on cyber risk and cyber insurance for the prestigious Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and on insurance and product safety regulatory matters for the 22, 000-member Defense Research Institute. He has also contributed to a chapter on reinsurance for New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide.


•Upstate New York Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2015
•Beta Gamma Sigma International Management Honors Society

Community Involvement

• Campus Ministries Association at the State University of New York at Buffalo: Co-Convener, 2015-2016; Treasurer, 2014-2015; Member, 2012-present
•Volunteer Judge: High School and Undergraduate Mock Trial; Albert R. Mugel National Moot Court Competition
•Boy Scouts of America: Merit Badge Counselor (Citizenship in the World, Citizenship in the Nation, Citizenship in the Community, and Law)
•Volunteer Lawyers Project: Attorney of the Morning Program (representing low-income individuals facing eviction in Buffalo City Court), 2012


• Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2015 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
August 21, 2015


• Aaron J. Aisen Joins Goldberg Segalla
August 20, 2012


• Data Privacy and Security
• The Insurance and Reinsurance Report


• Co-Author, “ Auto Insurance Telematics Data Privacy and Ownership, ” Mealey's Data Privacy Law Report, May 2015

• Co-Author, “Overview of the Reinsurance Regulatory Environment, ” “Reinsurance Regulation in the U.S., ” and “International Insurance, ” Chapters in Reinsurance Professional's Deskbook: A Practical Guide, Thomson Reuters and DRI, January 2015
•Co-Author, “ Do Lloyd's TCF Rules Harm US Coverholders? ” Global Reinsurance, July 23, 2014
•Co-Author, “ Staying In or Going Out: The Value of Teamwork Between a Bank's Inside and Outside Counsel, ” Inside Counsel, July 18, 2014
•Quoted in “Navigating the FATCA Minefield, ” Captive Review, July 2014
•Co-Author, “Staying In or Going Out When the Government Comes a-Knockin', ” Inside Counsel, June 10, 2014
• Co-Author, “Staying In or Going Out? Identifying Potential Pitfalls for Banking's In-House Counsel, ” Inside Counsel, May 12, 2014
• Panelist, The Regulatory Reform Update, Risk Management Association, Buffalo Chapter Meeting, May 13, 2014
• Featured in “Cyber Security: Protecting Ourselves, ” People to People: Working Together for Your Safety, February 4, 2014
•Co-Author, “Understanding Reinsurance, ” New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide, LexisNexis, 2013
• Co-Author, “FEMA Sends Warning About Time to Sue Over Coverage Disputes, ” DRI Today, Defense Research Institute, December 2, 2013
•Co-Author, “Will the FDA Kill the Caffeine Buzz?” Food Processing, September 27, 2013
•Co-Author, “Keeping the Big Bad Wolf Out - The Three Little Pigs and Cyber Risk: Preventing Your Home and Business From Becoming Bacon 'Bits, '” presented at the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel 2013 Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, July 28-August 4, 2013
• Co-Author, Examining the 'Free' in Free Public Service Doctrine, For the Defense, Defense Research Institute, July 2013
•Co-Author, “The Emperor's New Clothes and Cyber Insurance, ” FDCC Quarterly, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Spring 2013
• Featured in “Computer Threats in the Office, ” You and the Law, WBFO, April 12, 2013
• Panelist, Erie County Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee, April 2013
• Co-Author (with James W. Wrynn and Daniel W. Gerber), “Promulgation and Enforcement: Navigating a Complex 21st Century Insurance Regulatory Environment, ” Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute, April 12, 2013
•Co-Author, “The Emperor's New Clothes and Cyber Insurance - A Few Questions Go a Long Way: Evaluating the 'Bare' Essentials of a New Product Amidst a New and Dangerous Risk, ” Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel Winter Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, March 7, 2013
•Co-Author, “Let the (Hoster and Poster) Beware, ” DRI Today, November 30, 2012
•Co-Author, “Paradox and Balance: AIG, Germany, and the European Stability Mechanism, ” ABA Section of International Law Europe Update, October 2012
•Co-Author, “Three (Or Is It Four?) Teams on This Legal Gridiron, ” DRI Today, August 29, 2012


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Stay Granted on Closely Watched Law Banning "Toxic" Children's Products
Aaron J. Aisen,Cheryl A. Possenti,Paul C. Steck, May 29, 2015
Manufacturers of children’s products and children’s apparel are able to breathe a little more easily, at least for now, after a federal judge granted a stay on a law banning the sale of products containing any amount of a select list of chemicals in Albany County, New York. Set to...

DOJ and CPSC File Rare Civil Penalty Lawsuit Against Retailer Alleging Misrepresentation of Status and Late Reporting 
Aaron J. Aisen,Cheryl A. Possenti,Paul C. Steck, May 14, 2015
In a rare move, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have filed a lawsuit seeking civil penalties against Michaels Stores Inc., and its subsidiary, Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc., one of the largest arts and crafts retailers in the United States....

MetLife Files First Challenge to SIFI Designation
Aaron J. Aisen,James J. Wrynn, February 20, 2015
MetLife is challenging its designation as a nonbank systemically important financial institution (SIFI). Dodd-Frank created the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) which comprises the heads of federal financial regulators and a voting insurance specialist and is chaired by the Treasury...

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Aaron J. Aisen

665 Main Street, Suite 400
BuffaloNY 14203-1425


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