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Martin W. Aron

Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Morristown

P 973-451-6370
F 973-540-9015
Martin.Aron@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Martin W. Aron is a Principal and Litigation Manager of the Morristown, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. For over 30 years, he has represented employers in all facets of labor and employment matters.

Mr. Aron has represented employers in cases involving claims of discrimination on the basis of age, sex, sexual harassment, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation and disability. He is also experienced in handling claims that arise under various state and federal statutes involving diverse issues such as family medical leave, whistleblowing, wage and hour regulation, unlawful competition, violation of restrictive covenants and theft of trade secrets.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Aron was Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Group for an Am Law 100 law firm.

Mr. Aron regularly litigates in state and federal courts, administrative agencies and arbitration forums for both unionized and non-union employers. He is recognized by his peers as an experienced trial attorney, having achieved the designation of Certified Civil Trial Lawyer from the New Jersey Supreme Court. Mr. Aron is a frequent lecturer on labor and employment issues. He is also certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR).

Mr. Aron advises both Fortune 100 companies with national and international operations as well as colleges, universities and emerging companies. He advises employers in a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, insurance, pharmaceuticals, retail, manufacturing, as well as nonprofit institutions.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Chambers USA
Best Lawyers Award Badge

Chambers

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Published Works

  • "Minimizing Employment and Termination Exposures," Risk Factor (July 2007)
  • "Avoiding Liability for Workplace Courtships: Office Romances Lead Employers to Test the Use of Love Contracts," New Jersey Law Journal, Vol. CLVIII, No 2, Index 110 (April 2007) [Co-Author]
  • "Employers Oppose Enactment of Employee Free Choice Act," Andrews Litigation Reporter (April 2007) [Co-Author]
  • "New Jersey Labor & Employment Law," NJ Institute of Continuing Legal Education [Contributing Author]

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May 26, 2017
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2017 Edition

May 26, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 26, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 68 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S. The firm... Read More

August 15, 2016
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America© 2017

August 15, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 – Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America© 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the... Read More

June 16, 2016
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Martin Aron Discusses Implications of Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture

June 16, 2016

Martin Aron discusses implications of Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture Co. in Bloomberg BNA's "Employers Can't Shorten Time to Sue Under New Jersey Law." Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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March 9, 2017

Arbitrator Abused Discretion, New Jersey High Court Rules, Ordering Case Reviewed by New Arbitrator

March 9, 2017

An arbitrator tasked with resolving claims brought by a New Jersey school district against a faculty member erred when he impermissibly converted one count of the complaint from unbecoming conduct to one of sexual harassment and found the school district did not present sufficient evidence to support a charge of sexual harassment, the... Read More

June 16, 2016

New Jersey Supreme Court Bars Enforcement of Shortened Limitations Period for Discrimination Claims

June 16, 2016

The New Jersey Supreme Court has overturned an appellate court decision that allowed a shortened limitations period for filing discrimination claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”). Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture Co., Inc., No. 074603 (June 15, 2016). In a case of first impression, the Court... Read More

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Jury Waiver Unenforceable For Inadequate Notice of Claims Covered
April 19, 2017

A New Jersey appeals court has declined to enforce a jury waiver as to statutorily protected whistleblower rights because the provision at issue failed to state adequately the right being surrendered and the claims that were affected. Read More

Who is the Similarly Situated Comparator?
April 6, 2017

To prove claims of employment discrimination and retaliation, plaintiffs frequently rely on the similarly situated comparator — a coworker who engaged in the same misconduct alleged against the plaintiff, but without the same adverse consequences. Read More

By Martin W. Aron and Adriana Midence

4.5 Million Disability Discrimination Verdict Against Auto Dealer Who Failed to Investigate
March 23, 2017

 A federal jury in Florida has awarded $4.5 million against an auto dealer for claims of disability discrimination under the Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA). Axel v. Fields Motorcars of Florida, Inc., No. 8:15-cv-893-17JSS (M.D. Fla. Feb. 22, 2017). Read More