About Us


Serving our Community Since 1925

O’Connell and Aronowitz is one of the area’s oldest law firms, having first opened our doors with two attorneys in1925. Since that time, the firm has grown to over 35 attorneys and is one of the Capital Region’s largest full service firms, with offices in Albany, New York City, Plattsburgh and Saratoga.

Our attorneys provide clients with representation and services in a broad range of disciplines and practice areas. Unique to the area, O’Connell and Aronowitz offers clients the resources of a large big-city firm, with the comfort and familiarity of a neighborhood lawyer.

We are honored to have earned the distinction of  inclusion in  "2014 Top Law Firms" list by Best Lawyers and US News Media Group.

Our results speak for themselves.

  • Our Criminal Defense team won a blockbuster white-collar jury verdict in December 2013 for a client facing federal prosecution in gambling case.

  • We obtained a $15.4 million jury verdict in federal court for an individual plaintiff in a sexual harassment trial.

  • We have been at the forefront of precedent-setting federal and state litigation, including our successful representation of the hospital industry in two appeals before the United States Supreme Court.

  • Our Plaintiff’s Negligence Group has obtained verdicts of over $1 million in ten notable cases and numerous settlements in excess of one million dollars.

  • Our attorneys are recognized by SuperLawyers and Martindale Hubbell as having earned the highest level of professional recognition by both their peers and clients alike.

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