Aaron Foldenauer is a litigator and political advocate with over fifteen years of legal experience. Aaron is perhaps most well-known for his candidacy for Mayor of New York City in 2021, when he secured the top ballot position in the hotly contested Democratic Primary.
Appearing regularly before the New York City Board of Elections and the New York City Campaign Finance Board, Aaron has represented numerous candidates for elected office, with a reputation for fighting tirelessly to get them on the ballot and obtain the funding they deserve.
For over a decade, Aaron worked at some of the world’s leading law firms, representing Fortune 500 companies and before regulators and in courts across the country. He continues his work as a litigator today, not only as an Election Attorney but also in connection with major employment discrimination cases and business litigations.
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Aaron is well-versed in both the practical and legal aspects of maximizing campaign funding at the federal, state, and local level for both candidates and Political Action Committees.
As a former candidate himself, Aaron concentrates his practice on representing candidates and organizations seeking to make a difference.
Getting on the ballot is a veritable minefield. Ranging from petitioning, appearing before the Board of Elections, and to litigating in Court, Aaron knows how to do it.
Employees are routinely mistreated in the workplace. Aaron has represented over a dozen women and minorities who were victims of employment discrimination.
501(c)(3)s and 501(c)(4)s can help others and further your political goals. Aaron will guide you through the thicket of rules and regulations to ensure your organizations are in compliance.
After battling some of the top litigators in the world for more than fifteen years, Aaron has a winning record before government regulators and courts across the country.
Aaron has represented nearly two dozen candidates for elected office before the New York City Board of Elections, New York State Board of Elections, and New York City Campaign Finance Board. His clients include candidates for United States Congress, New York State Assembly, New York State Senate, New York City Public Advocate, Brooklyn Borough President, Queens Borough President, and New York City Council.
Aaron also represents Political Action Committees, Super PACs, and Non-Profit Organizations that are seeking to put their money to work to serve the public good.
Aaron is a true virtuoso when it comes to campaign finance compliance, the public matching funds program, and post-election audits. I was honored to have Aaron as a key member of my campaign team as I fought for real change on the North Shore of Staten Island.
Thanks to Aaron’s attention to detail and fierce advocacy, he won my case at the New York City Board of Elections and preserved my spot on the ballot. Aaron is also my go-to person with respect to expenditures and fundraising, given his command of anything and everything relating to the New York City Campaign Finance Board.
With Aaron’s knowledge of the campaign finance laws, Aaron levels the playing field for poor and minority candidates who are up against the system.
Aaron’s experience as both an Election Attorney and former candidate for Mayor of New York City shines through. His practical and legal advice throughout petitioning ensured that my name appeared on the ballot. In addition, Aaron’s mastery of the campaign finance system maximized the public funding my campaign received.