Aaron G. Lepp is a partner in Stark & Knoll’s Business Services Group and a lifelong resident of northeast Ohio.  As such, he is very familiar with not only the region, but the people and businesses of northeast Ohio who comprise Stark & Knoll's client base.  Through his corporate practice and local knowledge, Aaron works tirelessly to ensure stability, growth and long-term success of the region's business and community leaders.  

“While owning and operating a business is an exciting and rewarding endeavor, it also presents problems and complexities that need resolved.  Stark & Knoll is dedicated to serving our clients with the highest level of personal service in order to provide them with timely, cost-effective and insightful solutions to their legal concerns.  In doing so, we work hard to ensure the ultimate success of your business and the fruition of your life’s plans.” - Aaron G. Lepp

Experience


For over 25 years Aaron's practice has focused on a wide variety of businesses and their owners spanning numerous industries including manufacturing, real estate, service providers, wholesalers, construction, biotechnology and healthcare. Through his merger and acquisition practice, Aaron has overseen acquisitions in a diverse array of industries and across a wide range of deal sizes. Over the years, Aaron has been responsible for structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing numerous M&A transactions ranging in size from hundreds of thousands of dollars to hundreds of millions of dollars.

Court Admissions
  • State of Ohio
Bar Associations
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
Education
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1995
  • Wake Forest University, Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History, magna cum laude, 1992
Professional & Community Leadership
  • Akron Bar Association: past member of the Grievance Committee's Investigative Subcommittee
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Summit and Medina Counties: past Board Member and past Board President
  • Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens: Summer Gala, Corporate Sponsorship Committee 
  • Tuscora Park Health and Wellness Foundation, Board Member
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church: past Elder and past Deacon
  • Portage Country Club: past Board Member and past Chairman of the Board (2018-2019)
Honors & Awards
  • Martindale-Hubbell “BV” rating
  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2006, 2007
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Summit and Medina Counties, Distinguished Service Award - 2008