Biography

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. He currently serves as a member of the U.S. Judicial Conference Committee on Information Technology. 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 was the 58th President of the New York County Lawyers Association from 2011 to 2013, and from 2001 to 2004 chaired NYCLA’s Committee on the Federal Courts, which honored him with the David Y. Hinshaw Award in 2016. He also served as President of the New York American Inn of Court from 2018 to 2020. Judge Aaron graduated summa cum laude from Syracuse University College of Law, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University.