Aaron Cheese focuses his practice on complex litigation. He began his career at WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2022, where he received the John A. Payton Summer Associate Fellowship and worked on racial justice issues at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. 

Prior to law school, Mr. Cheese worked as a litigation paralegal at another law firm in Washington DC, where he helped prepare cases for trial and conducted research. During law school, he worked as an extern for the Second Look Project, a legal nonprofit. He was also a research assistant to professors of constitutional law and legal history.  

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  • Education

    • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2023

      Articles Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal
    • BA, Government, Minor in African and African American Studies, Dartmouth College, 2018

      Class of 2018 Grimes Prize
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

  • Languages

    • French



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