Aaron P. McCann is an associate attorney at Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., and a member of the Labor & Employment practice group.
Aaron maintains a broad-based employment law practice focused on defending employers’ interests in disputes before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Wisconsin Equal Rights Division, National Labor Relations Board, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Aaron’s employment litigation experience includes defending employers against discrimination and retaliation claims, wage and hour class and collective action lawsuits, restrictive covenant enforcement actions, unfair labor practice charges, union grievances, safety-related whistleblower claims, and workplace safety citations.
Aaron’s employment law practice also involves regularly counseling and advising sophisticated corporate and manufacturing clients on a wide variety of employment law issues, including recruitment and hiring risks, compensation and timekeeping practices, internal disciplinary investigations, disability accommodation, family and medical leave administration, workforce reductions, drafting employment, non-compete and separation agreements, and Occupational Safety and Health Act compliance.
Prior to joining Godfrey & Kahn, Aaron served as a Judicial Intern for Justice N. Patrick Crooks, Wisconsin Supreme Court, in-house law clerk at a Fortune 500 company, and Deputy Director of Wisconsin Governor James E. Doyle’s Washington, D.C. office.
Juris Doctor, Marquette University, 2012
Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007, Economics and Political Science
Wisconsin Literacy – Board Member & Vice Chair
State Bar of Wisconsin – Labor & Employment Law Section
Recognized by Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” (Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2021 – present)
Recognized by Super Lawyers as a Wisconsin Rising Star (2021 – present)
CALI Excellence for the Future Award recipient: Trial Advocacy, Contract Drafting, Constitutional Law
Marquette Pro Bono Society, Inductee
Admitted To PracticeWisconsin
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Professional AssociationsEastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Seventh Circuit Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin