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Attorney Aaron Minc

Principal & Founder

Aaron Minc is a nationally recognized leader in the specialized area of Internet defamation and is known as the go-to attorney for the most malicious and challenging Internet defamation crises. His work is on the technological forefront of removing damaging content from the Internet, combating defamatory cyberattacks, and uncovering identities of anonymous Internet users. Aaron has developed cost-effective cutting-edge legal solutions for his clients’ most pressing and damaging online problems, while providing them with the peace of mind that these intrusive matters have been resolved.

Aaron represents clients worldwide, ranging from individuals, small to mid-size businesses and Fortune 500 companies to large nonprofit organizations, government institutions, individuals and high-profile executives, celebrities and politicians. His work is on the leading edge of the ever-evolving realm of internet defamation, which includes uncovering the identities of anonymous Internet users and removing damaging content from the Internet, competitor defamation, Internet extortion, online investigation, online harassment, online cyberbullying, revenge porn, online privacy, and other types of defamatory cyberattacks. Aaron has been actively involved in the evolving area of Internet defamation for over the past seven years. He applies his extensive experience and understanding of defamers’ tactics and strategies to efficiently and effectively address and resolve issues.

Aaron has successfully litigated more than 100 Internet defamation lawsuits in 19 states and 3 countries, securing removal of defamatory content in nearly all of his cases. He has successfully obtained verdict by jury and judge and has won temporary, preliminary, and permanent injunction and victory on appeal. In the course of his practice, Aaron has removed more than 10,000 websites, search results and other pieces of false or damaging content from the Internet.

News media publications frequently call upon Aaron to comment and speak on topics involving Internet defamation and online privacy issues. In addition, he teaches tactics and strategies for dealing with online defamatory cyberattacks to businesses owners, professional service providers and other attorneys.

Aaron lives in Moreland Hills, Ohio with his wife and two sons. He is a northeast Ohio native. Enjoys skiing (former PSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor), golf, and spending time with friends and family.

Attorney Aaron Minc

Principal & Founder

Aaron Minc is a nationally recognized leader in the specialized area of Internet defamation and is known as the go-to attorney for the most malicious and challenging Internet defamation crises. His work is on the technological forefront of removing damaging content from the Internet, combating defamatory cyberattacks, and uncovering identities of anonymous Internet users. Aaron has developed cost-effective cutting-edge legal solutions for his clients’ most pressing and damaging online problems, while providing them with the peace of mind that these intrusive matters have been resolved.

Aaron represents clients worldwide, ranging from individuals, small to mid-size businesses and Fortune 500 companies to large nonprofit organizations, government institutions, individuals and high-profile executives, celebrities and politicians. His work is on the leading edge of the ever-evolving realm of internet defamation, which includes uncovering the identities of anonymous Internet users and removing damaging content from the Internet, competitor defamation, Internet extortion, online investigation, online harassment, online cyberbullying, revenge porn, online privacy, and other types of defamatory cyberattacks. Aaron has been actively involved in the evolving area of Internet defamation for over the past seven years. He applies his extensive experience and understanding of defamers’ tactics and strategies to efficiently and effectively address and resolve issues.

Aaron has successfully litigated more than 100 Internet defamation lawsuits in 19 states and 3 countries, securing removal of defamatory content in nearly all of his cases. He has successfully obtained verdict by jury and judge and has won temporary, preliminary, and permanent injunction and victory on appeal. In the course of his practice, Aaron has removed more than 10,000 websites, search results and other pieces of false or damaging content from the Internet.

News media publications frequently call upon Aaron to comment and speak on topics involving Internet defamation and online privacy issues. In addition, he teaches tactics and strategies for dealing with online defamatory cyberattacks to businesses owners, professional service providers and other attorneys.

Aaron lives in Moreland Hills, Ohio with his wife and two sons. He is a northeast Ohio native. Enjoys skiing (former PSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor), golf, and spending time with friends and family.

Attorney Aaron Minc

Principal & Founder

Aaron Minc is a nationally recognized leader in the specialized area of Internet defamation and is known as the go-to attorney for the most malicious and challenging Internet defamation crises. His work is on the technological forefront of removing damaging content from the Internet, combating defamatory cyberattacks, and uncovering identities of anonymous Internet users. Aaron has developed cost-effective cutting-edge legal solutions for his clients’ most pressing and damaging online problems, while providing them with the peace of mind that these intrusive matters have been resolved.

Aaron represents clients worldwide, ranging from individuals, small to mid-size businesses and Fortune 500 companies to large nonprofit organizations, government institutions, individuals and high-profile executives, celebrities and politicians. His work is on the leading edge of the ever-evolving realm of internet defamation, which includes uncovering the identities of anonymous Internet users and removing damaging content from the Internet, competitor defamation, Internet extortion, online investigation, online harassment, online cyberbullying, revenge porn, online privacy, and other types of defamatory cyberattacks. Aaron has been actively involved in the evolving area of Internet defamation for over the past seven years. He applies his extensive experience and understanding of defamers’ tactics and strategies to efficiently and effectively address and resolve issues.

Aaron has successfully litigated more than 100 Internet defamation lawsuits in 19 states and 3 countries, securing removal of defamatory content in nearly all of his cases. He has successfully obtained verdict by jury and judge and has won temporary, preliminary, and permanent injunction and victory on appeal. In the course of his practice, Aaron has removed more than 10,000 websites, search results and other pieces of false or damaging content from the Internet.

News media publications frequently call upon Aaron to comment and speak on topics involving Internet defamation and online privacy issues. In addition, he teaches tactics and strategies for dealing with online defamatory cyberattacks to businesses owners, professional service providers and other attorneys.

Aaron lives in Moreland Hills, Ohio with his wife and two sons. He is a northeast Ohio native. Enjoys skiing (former PSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor), golf, and spending time with friends and family.

Aaron’s Client Testimonials

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Great representation, definitely recommend.
, Mar 19, 2017
When someone posted false and defamatory statements online about my friend and colleague, we contacted Aaron Minc. From the moment we sat down and met with Aaron, he quickly understood the complexities of the situation. Aaron responded quickly and clearly to any questions that arose. His staff worked diligently to preserve all relevant data. We also worked with Dan extensively. Dan was extremely professional and upfront, and he developed a real understanding of all of the characters in the case....
, Apr 11, 2018
Aaron and his team of professionals met my every ecpectation a job well done! Thank you and all of your staff for your superb support!
, Apr 20, 2018
Loved the service and what they did for me. Very much appreciated.
, May 2, 2017
Very professional, courteous, and kind. They swiftly took action and completely resolved the matter! Thank you!
, May 11, 2017
Aaron was very easy to work with and kept us informed each step of the way.
, Apr 14, 2017
Everything was handled quickly and professionally, maybe a little more expensive than I thought appropriate, but completed well.
, Jul 12, 2017
Really great and professional
, Mar 27, 2017
Very efficient, did perform as per agreement and reached the goal
, Mar 24, 2017
Aaron has been wonderful in assisting me with my legal issue. His staff is personable and empathetic and willing to help an listen at all times.
, Aug 15, 2017
Out of all the attorneys that “specialize” in defamatory information removal, Mr. Aaron Minc was the only one that offered the solution: actual removal of the content, not just “masking” it by flooding the Internet with other information. He was also very efficient and successful: the actual defamatory content was successfully removed within 1 week. There was still a lot of “cleaning up” to do afterwards and Mr. Minc offered his assistance and guidance every step of the way. Mr. Minc was always ...
, Apr 3, 2017
It has been really terrific working with your team. Everyone was very professional and caring. The legal issue was completed with in a day or so. Thank you so much for your service.
, Jun 20, 2018
Aaron and his firm did an incredible job removing several defamatory webpages in relatively short period of time. Their diligence and effort in obtaining these great results was shown on a daily basis. Extremely good communication with the planning and execution phases. Very glad I selected him and his firm, would highly recommend to anyone trying to solve an internet defamation problem!
, Sep 10, 2017
Quick and efficient of handling my issue
, Aug 15, 2017
Attorney Aaron Minc was definitely a great help in my situation. Very quick and easy process, with the client in mind. Great firm.
, Jul 28, 2017
Aaron provided terrific representation. He did everything that he said he was going to do in a well thought out and professional manner. I highly recommend him.
, Mar 13, 2017
Very professional, excellent follow up and dependable. I would absolutely recommend. I can not thank them enough. The place where hope turned into reality. Thank you, especially Darcy.
, Sep 11, 2017
Excellent work. Good communication, fast, and effective. Thanks again.
, Apr 13, 2017
I am pleased with my experience with Attorney Minc and would recommend him to others.
, Mar 31, 2017
I am very grateful to Aaron Minc (and to his assistant Rebecca as well). In a moment of extreme anguish I had posted something on a website online that was 100% truthful but later felt regret in doing so since I just wanted to move on with my life in a positive direction. However the website refused to take down my post. Luckily I contacted Aaron Minc and he was able to successfully get the post/caches removed in a matter of a day or two. Aaron always responded to my emails promptly and kept m...
, Jul 17, 2017

Civic Involvement

  • Ohio State and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • Cleveland Jewish News, Board Member, 2014-present

Bar Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • All Ohio State Courts

Awards

Education

Miami University (B.S.)

  • Major: Finance; Minor: Entrepreneurship.
  • Miami University European Center in Luxembourg, Study Abroad Program.

Case Western Reserve School of Law (J.D., cum laude)

  • Litigation Concentration, with Honors.
  • President and Founder of the Sports & Entertainment Law Society.

Representative Matters

  • Forced one of the largest book publishers in the world to alter the memoir of their celebrity author, issue a public apology to the client, and publicly agree to pay the client’s legal fees. Case garnered national media attention and successfully managed public relations campaign and interviews with news media outlets.
  • Obtained temporary and permanent injunction for removal of online content published by woman who started an embarrassing website about high profile CEO as part of an extortion attempt for cash, real estate, and other property through online smear campaign.
  • Represented large non-profit in litigation to remove defamatory websites and stop ongoing online extortion campaign and bogus litigation attacks against organization, board members and executives by rogue ex-employee.
  • Successfully obtained removal of defamatory and embarrassing YouTube videos for head royalty figure/leader of foreign government by court order.
  • Removed hundreds of defamatory and fake online blogs and press releases regarding central foreign government institution and its country leader through court order.
  • Removed more than 25 news articles from Internet involving case of a false arrest accusing client of kidnapping, rape, sodomy, assault, battery and other serious criminal charges.
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Publications

Presentations

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA)Hot Talks: Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society: Online Defamation and Anti-Slapp Laws, 2019
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law – Cyber Law & Internet Crimes Class, 2019
  • Beechwood Dental Club – How to protect your Dental Practice from Online Attacks, 2018
  • Better Business Bureau – How to Survive Attacks to Your Online Reputation, How to Protect Your Business’s Online Reputation & Remove Negative Content from the Internet, 2018
  • Chagrin Valley Dental Club – How to Protect Your Dental Practice From Online Attacks, 2018
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Law & Media Conference, Panelist – “How the Internet Affects Litigation and Settlement Strategy for Defamation and Privacy Cases Workshop”, 2017
  • LaunchHouse – Lunch & Learn – “How to Protect Your Business’s Online Reputation”, 2017
  • American Psychological Association Annual Convention (Washington D.C.) – “Clinical Practice Considerations: Taking Steps to Avoid & Respond to Client Complaints and Grievances Online”, 2017
  • ICIC.org, CEO Series: “Online Reputation Management – How to Fight Negative Reviews”, 2016
  • Chester County Pennsylvania Bar Association, BULL Series – “Internet Defamation Presentation”, 2015
  • Bizdom –  “Limited Liability Company Primer & Managing Your Company’s Online Reputation”, 2014
  • Jackson Lewis 2013 Akron Employment Law Conference – “How to Defend Your Business from Cyber Defamation by Former Employees and other Malcontents,” 2013
  • Bizdom – “Business Law 101: Contract Law & Negotiation”, 2013
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