Aaron Schur

Aaron Schur is General Counsel at Yelp Inc., where he has lead Yelp’s work to obtain court decisions protecting the rights of websites to publish third-party commentary, and users’ rights to speak freely online, resulting in precedent setting decisions protecting consumer speech. Prior to joining Yelp in 2010, Aaron practiced law in the San Francisco offices of Bingham McCutchen and Arnold & Porter, where he focused on antitrust and intellectual property litigation.

The Critiques Against the American Innovation and Choice Online Act Miss the Mark

In an opinion piece, Yelp’s general counsel Aaron Schur argues that recent criticisms against the bill, which the Senate is expected to...

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