Hon. Stewart D. Aaron was sworn in as a United States Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on December 1, 2017. Before joining the Court, he was a partner at Arnold & Porter LLP, where he served as the Managing Partner of the New York Office (2012-2015) and the Administrative Partner of the New York Office (2005-2012). Judge Aaron had litigated commercial and civil rights cases in federal and state court, as well as other tribunals, for over 30 years. He is a past President of the New York County Lawyers Association, and currently serves as President of the New York American Inn of Court. Judge Aaron also has served on the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society. He was graduated summa cum laude from Syracuse University College of Law, and received his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University.