Aaron M. Duell

Aaron M. Duell

Shareholder— Joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 2019

An Arizona native, Aaron grew up in the Valley and found his way to a law degree after briefly considering an engineering career.  He joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 2019 to focus his practice on employment law/litigation and commercial litigation.

Aaron is admitted to practice in Arizona and is admitted to the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona.

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Phoenix Magazine Top Lawyer - 2023
Super Lawyers - 2024
Best Lawyers - 2024


Before joining Burch & Cracchiolo,  Aaron clerked for the Honorable Dominic W. Lanza at the U.S District Court for the District of Arizona.  Prior to that, he worked at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office as an Assistant Attorney General in the Government Accountability and Special Litigation unit.  There, he was awarded the 2017 “Emerging Star Award” for the Civil Litigation Division.   Aaron pursued legal action against cities, counties, and towns deemed to have violated state law and the Arizona constitution.  In addition, Aaron investigated and prosecuted violations of the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act. 

Aaron received his J.D. from the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2016.  While there, he contributed to the Jurimetrics Law Journal: ABA Section for Science and Technology.  Aaron received the Paul Holloway Trial Advocacy Award, three CALI Awards, and was named a Pedrick Scholar.  He earned his B.A. in both Political Science and History, magna cum laude, from Arizona State University in 2011.

In his spare time, Aaron enjoys hiking, softball, sand volleyball, country dancing and rooting for his adopted Oakland’s A’s.  He recently hiked Humphrey’s Peak in Flagstaff and currently plays on a City of Phoenix softball team with other lawyers and law students.

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Honors & Awards

Selected, Best Lawyers in America, One to Watch, 2024
Selected, Southwest Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2023, 2024
Selected, Phoenix Magazine, Top Lawyers, Commercial Litigation, 2022, 2023
Arizona Attorney General's Office 2017 "Emerging Star," 2017
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law:
Paul Holloway Trial Advocacy Award
CALI Award
Pedrick Award

Professional Affiliations

Arizona State Bar Association
The Federalist Society, member


J.D., Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, cum laude, 2016
B.A. Arizona State University, Political Science and History, magna cum laude, 2011

Admitted In

U.S. District Court, District of Arizona


Sand Volleyball
Country Dancing
Oakland A's