Aaron Potter | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Aaron Potter

Partner, Chicago

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Aaron Potter is a Partner in the Global M&A Practice Group and a member of the Real Estate Industry Group, based in the Chicago office. Aaron concentrates his practice on construction and development projects. He advises clients regarding an array of matters, including insurance placement and coverage issues, and negotiates agreements with designers, consultants, contractors, and developers. He has experience with a variety of project and contract types.

Prior to joining White & Case, Aaron served as law clerk to the Honorable Alice M. Batchelder, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and for the Honorable John M. Rogers, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Bars and Courts

  • Illinois State Bar


  • JD, University of Notre Dame Law School
  • MA, Teaching, George Fox University
  • BM, Music, Biola University


  • English


Aaron's representative experience prior to joining the Firm includes:

Ground-up construction of a hotel at Times Square in New York City, including negotiation of complex license agreements with adjacent neighbors.

A major renovation of an iconic Chicago landmark office building.

Conversion of a historic Boston office building into a luxury hotel.

Conversion and construction of a resort near Acapulco, Mexico.

Design and construction of major renovations and new buildings at a shopping mall in South Carolina.

Ground up construction of a luxury residential tower in Los Angeles.

Design and construction of industrial buildings in North Carolina and Florida.