Aaron Warshaw is an associate in the New York City office. Mr. Warshaw represents a diverse array of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, in single-plaintiff, multiple-plaintiff and class-action employment litigation as well as in compliance matters. Mr. Warshaw has extensive first-chair experience overseeing litigation in the U.S. Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, New York State Court, and administrative agencies. Mr. Warshaw regularly advises clients regarding compliance issues; drafts and argues substantive motions; conducts settlement negotiations; oversees complex discovery and discovery disputes; conducts factual investigations; and takes and defends depositions.
Mr. Warshaw has experience in numerous areas of federal and New York law, including: anti-discrimination laws (Title VII, ADA, ADEA, Equal Pay Act, New York State and City Human Rights Law), wage and hour laws (FLSA and New York Labor Law), restrictive covenants, employment contract and implied contract claims, whistleblower claims, WARN Acts, the FMLA, defamation claims, and tort claims.
Following law school, Mr. Warshaw served as a law clerk in the Eastern District of New York to the Honorable Arlene R. Lindsay and the Honorable Ramon E. Reyes, Jr. Mr. Warshaw served as an Adjunct Instructor of Legal Writing at Brooklyn Law School from 2009-2012. He is currently an active member of the Federal Bar Council Inn of Court.
Education and Honors
J.D., cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, 2007
B.A., Wayne State University, 2001
- Editor-in-Chief, Brooklyn Journal of International Law
- Moot Court Honor Society
- Law Student Legal Ethics Award, New York State Bar Association
- Federal Bar Council Inn of Court
In The News
- October 6, 2014 - Ogletree Deakins Blog Post - "New York City Expands Living Wage Law For City Contractors"
- June 30, 2014 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "New York Legislature Repeals Annual Wage Theft Prevention Act Requirement "
- June 30, 2014 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "New York Legislature Passes Medical Marihuana Law"
- June 30, 2014 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "Rochester, New York Adopts “Ban the Box” Criminal Background Check Law"
- May 29, 2014 - Ogletree Deakins Blog Post - "Reminder: NYC Employers Must Provide Pregnancy Accommodation Notices To All Employees by May 30, 2014"
- April 30, 2014 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "New York Bankruptcy Court Strikes Defenses to Federal and State WARN Acts"
- February 27, 2014 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Unveils His First State of the City Address and Budget"
- February 18, 2014 - SHRM.org - "New York: Proposed Changes to New York City Sick Leave Act Announced"
- January 31, 2014 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "New York City’s New Administration Announces Proposed Changes to Impending Sick Leave Act"
- December 30, 2013 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "Reminder: New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Requires Annual Notices to All Employees Between January 1, 2014 and February 1, 2014"
- November 1, 2013 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "A Reminder About New York’s Voting Leave Law and Posting Requirements for the Off-Year Election"
- November 1, 2013 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "New York City and State Human Rights Laws Do Not Apply to Unpaid Interns"
- November 1, 2013 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "New York County Lawyers’ Association Issues Ethics Opinion Restricting Attorneys from Claiming Dodd-Frank Bounties"
- October 18, 2013 - Ogletree Deakins Blog Post - "Can Unpaid Interns Sue For Sexual Harassment? New York Court Says No Under City Law"
- October 9, 2013 - Ogletree Deakins Publication - "New York State Department of Labor Guidelines for Permissible Wage Deductions Are Effective October 9, 2013"