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Aaron Esty

Senior Counsel

Aaron applies his policy experience in gun trafficking litigation and in advocating sensible firearms regulation through the courts.

Through the Freedom of Information Act, Aaron sheds light on the federal government’s regulation of the gun industry. Before joining the litigation team, Aaron worked on legislation and policy at Everytown. Prior to that, Aaron served over two years as Legal Counsel in the legislature of the Republic of Palau. Aaron has also fought for asylum seekers and immigrants seeking relief from deportation proceedings and has helped represent victims of international human rights abuses in federal litigation. 


  • New York


  • New York University, B.A.
  • University of Virginia Law School, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • United States District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit