Aaron J. Cera was sworn in as an attorney and became a member of the California Bar in November 2023. He is a tenacious advocate dedicated to championing the rights of plaintiffs and safeguarding consumers, especially those victimized by violations of antitrust, intellectual property, and securities laws.
Aaron worked as a legal intern with the San Francisco Public Defenders Office during his first-year summer. He then joined the firm as a summer associate and stayed on as a third-year law clerk. His responsibilities spanned the spectrum of litigation, from drafting motions and discovery to preparing clients for depositions, conducting legal research, and drafting legal journal articles.
In law school, Aaron shared his knowledge and expertise as a teaching assistant for advanced torts. Additionally, his role as a notetaker for the Disability Resource Program, involvement with the Hastings Prisoner Outreach Program through letter writing, and membership in the Hastings Plaintiffs Law Association underscored his commitment to positively impact victims of unlawful conduct.
Aaron also served as a student attorney with the Individual Representation Clinic at UC Law - San Francisco, where he represented low-income workers embroiled in a wage and hour dispute before the San Francisco Labor Commission. Through hands-on advocacy, Aaron not only demonstrated his legal acumen but also showcased a commitment to ensuring justice for those often marginalized in the workforce.
Prior to law school, Aaron cut his teeth as a junior paralegal and legal assistant at two San Francisco law firms. His experience organizing and managing case files, researching rules of court and statutes, and collaborating with legal professionals advanced his understanding of the practice of law.
Aaron is a member of the Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, and Bar Association of San Francisco.