Will Aronin is an award-winning trial attorney who joined the Institute for Justice in February 2020. He has since tried multiple economic liberty and property rights cases to verdict, winning in front of judges and juries alike.
At IJ, Will is lead counsel in cases challenging protectionist economic regulations preventing hard-working entrepreneurs from opening and growing businesses in their communities. He is also spearheading a cutting-edge challenge to a city’s unconstitutional towing-and-impound scheme that profits by taking its most vulnerable citizens’ cars.
Before joining IJ, Will was a partner in a NYC firm specializing in criminal defense and complex civil litigation. He has successfully tried high-profile cases to verdict and has come up victorious in litigation against some of the biggest firms in New York City.
Since graduating with honors from Brooklyn Law School in 2009, Will has been featured in the New York Times, the Daily News, as well as the BBC and the Tribeca Film Festival. He is also a published author, having written on the intersection between law and technology as well as his work as a contributing author for a Thompson West Legal Text.
Challenging Wilmington’s tow-and-impound racket, which pays private tow companies by letting them keep and scrap cars.
Wilmington, Delaware partners with a private towing company to tow any car that has more than $200 in unpaid parking fines. The private company makes a profit and Wilmington demands excessive fines in order to…
Abdallah Batayneh opened a shuttle company in Colorado with the goal of providing more affordable rides. But entrenched businesses got the government to use a “certificate of need” law to ban him from opening. Abdallah…
Texas woman fights back after local officials in Castle Hills have her arrested and jailed for criticizing city government
After she won her election to city council, Sylvia Gonzalez immediately began getting harassed by city officials whom she had criticized in the past. It got so bad she was even arrested and thrown in…
Nebraska law requires business owner to get his competitors’ permission in order to transport patients
Marc is allowed to drive customers to the grocery store, but if he wants to drive them to the pharmacy or a routine doctor’s appointment, he needs permission from his competitors. This nonsensical rule hurts…
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