Aaron L. Botti

Attorney Aaron Botti has extensive transactional experience advising clients on a wide variety of matters including entity formation, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, contract negotiation, employment agreements, facility leases, divestitures, SEC filings. Mr. Botti acts as outside general Counsel for companies in a variety of industries.

In the oil and gas industry, Mr. Botti’s experience includes negotiating, drafting and analyzing various types of oil and gas contracts, such as purchase and sale agreements, joint operating agreements ,area of mutual interest agreements, farm-outs, lease and surface use agreement, and easements for domestic petroleum producers. 1

His professional accomplishments include:

  • Negotiating and closing of more than 6,500 acres of real property and subsequent representation of the landowner in a leasing of oil and gas right to, and entering a surface use agreement with, a large upstream oil and gas developer.
  • Closing more than $200 million in oil and gas leases in California’s San Joaquin Basin
  • Negotiation of oil and gas lease over thousands of acres across the United States.

Corporate transactions include placement of $800,000,000 in bond and other debt offerings, business formations in oil and gas, environmental, aerospace and other industries, acquisition and divestiture of various subsidiaries by public traded companies, and restructuring a national oil and gas service company in anticipation of a public offering.


  • L.L.M., Taxation, University of San Diego School of Law, 2000.
  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1999.
  • B.S., Boston University School of Management, 1994.

Bar admissions

  • California, 1999

Professional associations

  • California State Bar Association
  • Ventura County Bar Association