Aaron Cressman (he/him/his) is an associate in the Aboriginal Law and Litigation Groups at Cassels. Aaron maintains a broad Aboriginal law practice, representing clients on Aboriginal and Indigenous law related matters and general corporate law matters. Aaron routinely advises clients on issues including Indigenous-Crown relations, Indigenous rights, judicial review proceedings, land claims, and the Crown’s duty to consult. Aaron also has experience dealing with the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) and provincial regulators on behalf of natural resource and energy proponents.
Aaron is called to the bar in British Columbia and has appeared before the British Columbia Supreme Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Before joining Cassels as an associate, Aaron was a summer and articling student with Cassels. Aaron has also served as a senior regulatory consultant at an Indigenous-owned environmental and social consultancy.