Dean G. Aronin

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Biography

Dean G. Aronin is an associate in the firm’s Casualty Department, where he practices in the areas of general liability, labor law, premises liability, admiralty and maritime litigation and commercial litgation. His clients include owners, developers, general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, commercial landlord and tenants, among other clients. He handles various stages of litigation, including but not limited to, conducting site inspections, drafting pleadings, drafting motions to dismiss, performing all parts of discovery, including taking and defending depositions, drafting motions for summary judgment, appearing in court for motions and conferences, retaining expert witnesses and attending mediation.

Prior to joining the firm, Dean worked as an associate at a New York City law firm where he represented various insurance companies and self-insurers related to insurance coverage issues and staged motor vehicle collisions.

Dean graduated cum laude and in the top 15% of his class from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. During law school, he interned for the United States Securities & Exchange Commission, New York Regional Office. He graduated cum laude from Adelphi University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.

Year Joined Organization: 2017

Publication

Come One, Come All: Motions for Partial Summary Judgment as to Liability
Defense Digest Article • September 4, 2018
Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 3, September 2018 By Dean G. Aronin, Esq.* Key Points: New York plaintiffs are no longer required to prove the absence of comparative negligence as a prerequisite to obtaining partial summary judgment. The..., Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 3, September 2018. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...

Major Victories

Plaintiff's New York Labor Law Claims Are Dismissed.
Dec 31, 2018
We obtained partial summary judgment in the New York Supreme Court, Queens County. The plaintiff fell from a ladder while scraping the walls of a building. The plaintiff brought New York Labor Law claims against the owner of the building, whom we...

Successful Defense of Fourth-year Resident Doctor
Dec 1, 2017
Obtained summary judgment in the New York State Supreme Court, New York County on behalf of a fourth-year resident doctor. The plaintiff's suit involved a medical malpractice claim alleging that the medical providers failed to diagnose, treat,...

Areas of Practice (5)

  • General Liability
  • Labor Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Maritime Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(212) 376-6449  Phone
(212) 376-6490  Fax
www.marshalldennehey.com/attorneys/dean-g-aronin
University Attended:
Adelphi University, B.B.A., cum laude, Activities and Societies: Pre Law Society President, Student Government Association, Debate Society, Phi Sigma Kappa, Commuter Assistant, Inter Fraternity Council, Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, Gamma SigmaAlpha, Sigma Lambda, Order of Omega, 2012
Law School Attended:
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, J.D., cum laude, Activities and Societies: Cardozo Business Law Society, Member, Cardozo Real Estate Law Association, Secretary, 2015
Year of First Admission:
2015
Admission:
2015, New York; 2015, New Jersey; 2017, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York; 2017, U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York; 2017, U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
Memberships:

Associations & Memberships

•New York State Bar Association
•New Jersey State Bar Association
•Maritime Law Association of the United States

Reported Cases:
Significant Representative Matters: Obtained partial summary judgment in New York Supreme Court, Queens County. The plaintiff, superintendent, fell from a ladder while scraping the walls of an interior rooftop. The plaintiff brought New York Labor Law 240 and 241 claims against the owner of the building. Dean represented the owner of the building. The plaintiff filed a motion for summary judgment granting the plaintiff's New York Labor Law 240 claim based on the owner's failure to provide adequate safety devices. Dean filed a cross-motion for summary judgment dismissing the plaintiff's New York Labor Law 241 claim. Dean retained a professional engineer to establish that there were no Industrial Code or Labor Law 241 violations. The Court granted Dean's motion for summary judgment dismissing the plaintiff's New York Labor Law 241 claim based on the professional engineer's affidavit. The Court denied the plaintiff's motion based on the issue of fact as to whether the plaintiff was assigned the task of scraping, plastering or painting the walls; Obtained summary judgment in Supreme Court, Bronx County. The plaintiff, resident of an apartment, stepped on an alleged nail in her living room while renovations were being performed in her apartment. The plaintiff brought a premises liability suit against the owner, the managing agent, the general contractor and various subcontractors. Dean represented the electrical subcontractor. Dean filed a motion for summary judgment dismissing the plaintiff's complaint and the general contractor's third-party complaint. The Court granted Dean's motion for summary judgment because the plaintiff failed to meet her prima facie burden of negligence. The Court found that Dean established that the subcontractor was not in the apartment on the date of the incident and did not utilize nails to perform their work. The Court also dismissed the general contractor's claim for indemnification because the work did not arise from the work of the subcontractor.; Obtained summary judgment in New York State Supreme Court, Rockland County. The plaintiff brought a premises liability claim against the developer, the condominium and the town. Dean represented a developer of a condominium complex. The plaintiff tripped and fell on a sidewalk in the complex. Dean filed a motion for summary judgment dismissing the plaintiff's complaint prior to the developer's deposition. The Court granted Dean's motion because Dean established that the developer did not own, occupy or have a special use of the premises on the date of incident. The Court also found that the Plaintiff and the Co-Defendants failed to raise triable issues of fact as to the creation of the condition.; Published Works: Come One, Come All: Motions for Partial Summary Judgment as to Liability, Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 3, September 2018
ISLN:
925128743

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