Aaron C. Schepler

Partner

  • location icon Phoenix, AZ
    2929 North Central Avenue
    Suite 1700
    Phoenix, AZ 85012

Aaron C. Schepler is a partner in the Phoenix office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability and Transportation Practices. His general-liability practice is focused on defending companies, public entities, and individuals against high-exposure injury claims. Aaron’s transportation practice includes freight loss and damage claims, and matters related to tariff and transportation charge collections.

Aaron has a wide range of experience in commercial-litigation matters, including breach-of-contract disputes, shareholder and partner disputes, and business torts. He also has substantial expertise in franchise litigation. Before joining Lewis Brisbois, Aaron practiced at two national law firms for more than a decade, representing some of the country’s largest franchise systems in disputes with their franchisees.

Aaron has also defended public entities, police officers, elected officials, and public employees in dozens of civil-rights cases, regulatory disputes, tort claims, and cases arising under Arizona’s public-records law.

After graduating from law school, Aaron served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Thomas A. Zlaket, then-Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court.

Publications

  • Co-Author, “Caught Between Scylla and Charybdis: Are Franchisors Still Stuck Between the Rock of Non-Uniformity and the Hard Place of Vicarious Liability?” 33 Franchise L.J. 195 (Fall 2013).
  • Author, “Hart v. Seven Resorts, Inc., Should the Arizona Constitution Protect Employees from Employer-Mandated Drug Testing?” 30 Ariz. St. L.J. 541 (1998).

Military Service

United States Air Force, 1989-1993

  • Air Force Achievement Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Air Force Good Conduct Medal

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Arizona
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Arizona
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Admissions

AZ

United States District Court for the District of Arizona

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Awards & Honors

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rating

Education

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1999

  • Associate Managing Editor, Arizona State Law Journal

Arizona State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, summa cum laude, 1996
  • Bachelor of Science, Women's Studies, summa cum laude, 1996

arrow Back to Attorneys