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DEIRDRE AARON is an associate at Outten & Golden, LLP, and a member of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group, representing employees in discrimination and wage and hour litigation.  Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Ms. Aaron worked as a Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Ms. Aaron received her B.A. from Northwestern University in 2004, and her J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Washington University in St. Louis in 2010. During law school, Ms. Aaron worked on employment discrimination matters as a clerk to an administrative judge at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and on class action litigation, including employment matters, at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC. Before law school, Ms. Aaron worked as a legal assistant at an employment and human rights law firm.


Ms. Aaron is admitted to practice in New York, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the U.S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  She is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), NELA’s New York affiliate (NELA/NY), and the New York State Bar Association.


Practice areas


  1. Class Action: 34%
  2. Discrimination: 33%
  3. Employment: 33%

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Outten & Golden LLP

685 Third Avenue, 25th Floor
New York, NY, 10017


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateOutten & Golden, LLP2012 - Present
Staff AttorneyUnited States Court Of Appeals, Eighth Circuit2010 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
A Better BalanceBoard Member2015 - Present
National Lawyers Guild (New York chapter)Member2013 - Present
National Employment Lawyers Association (New York chapter)Member2012 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
New York Law JournalSupreme Court Shows the Way to a Jury in Pregnancy Discrimination Cases2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Northwestern University School of LawEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Low Wage Worker Task ForceApril CLE: Hybrid FLSA/NYLL Class Actions2016