Aaron Warshaw

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Aaron Warshaw is a founding attorney of Ogletree Deakins’ New York office. Aaron’s first-chair experience includes representing Fortune 500 companies to small businesses in single-plaintiff and class-action employment cases. He has actively litigated and appeared in jurisdictions throughout New York State, including before federal courts, appellate courts, state courts, and administrative agencies. In addition, Aaron is a trusted advisor for management in navigating and complying with federal, New York State, and New York City employment laws.

Following law school, Aaron served as a judicial law clerk in the Eastern District of New York to the Honorable Ramon E. Reyes, Jr. and the Honorable Arlene R. Lindsay. Because of Aaron’s clerkship experience, he is adept at identifying efficient and creative litigation strategies.

Aaron has represented a broad range of clients, including in the retail, hospitality, healthcare, technology, banking, and professional services fields. He frequently assists clients to draft and revise employment agreements, offer letters, leave documentation, arbitration agreements, and severance agreements.

Aaron has experience with a vast number of federal and New York employment matters, including: anti-discrimination laws such as Title VII, ADA, ADEA, Equal Pay Act, and New York State and City Human Rights Laws; wage and hour laws such as the FLSA and New York Labor Law; New York trade secret and restrictive covenant laws; Title III of the ADA; state, federal, and local leave laws such as the FMLA, New York State Paid Family Leave Act, and New York City Sick and Safe Earned Time Act; ERISA; employment contract and implied contract claims; whistleblower claims; WARN Acts; and defamation claims.

Aaron serves as co-chair of the Employment Disputes Committee of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR). He also serves on the Brooklyn Law School Alumni Association Board of Directors and the New York Chapter of the European American Chamber of Commerce. Since 2007, Aaron has been an active member of the Federal Bar Council Inn of Court.

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Aaron served as lead defense counsel in the following representative New York cases:


Restrictive Covenants and Business Disputes

Wage and Hour



Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • Co-Chair of Employment Disputes Committee, International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR)
  • Director, Brooklyn Law School Board of Directors
  • Federal Bar Council Inn of Court
  • European American Chamber of Commerce, New York Chapter
  • Business Council of New York State
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Adjunct Instructor of Legal Writing, Brooklyn Law School (2009 to 2012)


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