Aaron Burrell focuses his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, labor and employment law, appellate law, and minority business enterprises.
As a member of the firm’s labor and employment practice, he has successfully defended clients in a wide range of discrimination and unfair-labor-practice claims in state and federal court, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, and the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Burrell has also counseled clients on all aspects of the employment relationship including hiring, discipline, and the creation and enforcement of employment agreements.
Mr. Burrell is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Oakland County Bar Association, and the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association. He is president of the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association; was named a foundation fellow of the Oakland County Bar Foundation; served as affiliate representative of the National Bar Association, is a member of the State Bar Representative Assembly, Third Judicial Circuit; and co-chaired the State Bar of Michigan’s Equal Access Initiative. In 2015, he was named an Up and Coming Lawyer by “Michigan Lawyers Weekly” and a Rising Star by Michigan Super Layers. He has also been named a Top 100 Lawyer in Detroit by “Native Detroit Magazine”. Mr. Burrell is the author of the Commercial Torts chapter of Torts: Michigan Law and Practice (ICLE 2016), a contributor to “Employment Discrimination Law” (BNA, 2015), and a coauthor of the “Michigan Class Action Compendium” (Defense Research Institute).