Aidan McGlaze brings a wide range of experience in the litigation of both individual and complex, class or collective actions. He returned to private practice and joined the firm in November, 2023, after working in the Court of Appeal as a research attorney for Justice Gail Feuer in the Seventh Division of California’s Second District. Prior to working for the State, he spent more than a decade at a small, Los Angeles-based private public interest firm, where his primary practice areas were employment, civil rights, and appellate litigation. Before that, Mr. McGlaze began his legal career practicing plaintiff-side business litigation in New York, after which he clerked for Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. McGlaze received his Juris Doctorate from Stanford Law School in 2007, and his bachelor's degree from Yale University in 2002. At Stanford, Mr. McGlaze was Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Stanford Environmental Law Journal and a lead teacher for the Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) program, which provides legal education, leadership training, and one-on-one mentoring to teenagers. Mr. McGlaze also spent time in India, with the South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre, and Ghana, with the Centre for Public Interest Law, working on international human rights campaigns.
Before law school, Mr. McGlaze worked as an editorial assistant at the Papers of Benjamin Franklin and taught test-preparatory classes at the Princeton Review.
Mr. McGlaze was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2017, 2018, and 2019, and as a Super Lawyer in 2021 and 2023.
- Stanford Law School, Stanford, California
- J.D. (with distinction) – June, 2007
- Environmental Law Journal, Editor in Chief
- Stanford Law Review, Development Editor
- Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
- B.A. (cum laude) in English Language and Literature – May, 2002
- Recipient of Lloyd Mifflin Prize for Outstanding Senior Essay in English Major.