Justin B. Aronson

Practice Group:
Family Law

J.D.,Syracuse University College of Law (2008)
B.A., Economics, Emory University (2004)

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Justin B. Aronson is a Senior Associate in the family law practice group of Funk & Bolton, P.A. who also has extensive experience with construction contract drafting and negotiation, complex commercial litigation and construction litigation.

Mr. Aronson began his career as a litigation Association with the boutique law firm of Coon & Cole, LLC, located in Towson, Maryland.  While with Coon & Cole, Mr. Aronson worked on a number of complex commercial litigation and construction cases, representing numerous businesses, community banks, and general contractors and subcontractors in connection with their claims.

Prior to joining Funk & Bolton, P.A. as a Senior Associate, Mr. Aronson spent more than 5 years as an Associate with the Orlando, Florida office of the global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. (“GT”).  While with GT, Mr. Aronson worked on a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including representations involving a major tobacco manufacturer, several large medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, a number of Fortune 100 companies, and of course, owners, developers and general contractors in connection with their various construction litigation claims.

Mr. Aronson is well versed in all phases of the litigation process, from pre-suit advising of clients through post-trial appeals. Mr. Aronson has sat first- or second-chair during numerous trials, and has worked on countless case teams involved in prosecuting or defending against multimillion dollar “bet-the-company” claims.

Mr. Aronson is a 2008 graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law, where he served as a Research Assistant to Legal Research and Writing Professor Richard S. Risman.  Mr. Aronson is also the author of a scholarly article entitled Lessons for the United Kingdom: How Registration and Prospectus Requirements Have Inhibited Condo-Hotel Investment Offerings, 35 Syr. J. Int’l Law & Com. 95 (2007).

Mr. Aronson also serves on the Board of Directors of the non-profit organization The Assistance Fund.  Mr. Aronson resides in Easton, Maryland with his wife, and their two children.  In his free time, he enjoys golf, cycling and spending time with his children.


Significant Representations:

  • Represented a subcontractor in a mechanic’s lien action as second chair at trial, resulting in an award in favor of the subcontractor which was affirmed per curiam on appeal to the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.º
  • Represented an insurance broker as first chair trial counsel in obtaining an award on his behalf for breach of an oral contract and various other claims relating to his former business partners attempting to misappropriate the client’s book of business.º
  • Represented several community banks in litigation against other banks arising out of participated or syndicated loans.º
  • Served as the only associate on a case team in an action involving the representation of a bond insurer on breach of contract and related claims against a third-party property management company, which was resolved in favor of the client during the fifth week of a jury trial for a sum in excess of $50 million. º
  • Assisted a case team in the representation of a major national retailer, helping the client to obtain statewide preliminary and permanent injunctions prohibiting the unlawful protesting activities of several organizations. º
  • Assisted a case team in obtaining the dismissal with prejudice of a medical device manufacturer client from litigation featuring a number of medical products liability claims in the reported decision of McClelland v. Medtronic, Inc., 944 F.Supp.2d 1193 (M.D. Fla. May 16, 2013). º
  • Assisted a team of attorneys from another law firm in obtaining the dismissal with prejudice of a medical device manufacturer client from litigation featuring a number of medical products liability claims in the unreported decision of Stokes v. I-Flow Corp., 2013 WL 1715427 (M.D. Fla. Apr. 8, 2013). º
  • Represented an automobile dealer client as first-chair trial counsel in obtaining an award of treble damages under a UCC “cover” theory of damages in a suit against a company contracted to deliver a large electronic video billboard display signage. º
  • Drafted and argued numerous motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment on behalf of various clients. º
  • Assisted several clients with various collections matters. º

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Aronson prior to his joining Funk & Bolton, P.A.