William Aronin is an award-winning trial attorney who joined the Institute for Justice in February 2020.
With a background in criminal defense and complex civil litigation, William prides himself on his zealous advocacy on behalf of each and every one of his clients. 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, William 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.
William has been named as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for five years running, and he has previously been honored as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York.
Super Lawyers Rising Stars list
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York
AVVO Rating 10.0 Superb
Publications and Press
New York City Landlord and Tenant Laws – A Thompson West Textbook
New York City Bar Association – Report on Could Computing for Lawyers
Been featured as a legal commentator in the New York Times and countless other publications.
Had his legal work included on screen in multiple documentaries featured at the Tribeca Film Festival, the BBC, and Netflix.
Fines and Fees | Private Property
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…
Economic Liberty | Transportation
Jordanian Immigrant Fights Back Against Colorado’s Transportation Monopolies
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…
First Amendment | Immunity and Accountability
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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