Darren O'Leary Aitken

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Darren Aitken is an Orange County native and has been a practicing attorney in California since 1989. He is a partner of the law firm Aitken Aitken Cohn and has practiced with the firm since 1992. Darren’s practice is limited to civil litigation, where he represents plaintiffs in major matters involving insurance bad faith, personal injury, product liability and commercial torts.

Darren has been recognized and awarded consistently throughout his career for his and was named the Orange County Trial Lawyers "Top Gun–Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year" in 2008. He was named a "Super Lawyer" by his peers in a vote of lawyers conducted by Law & Politics, Inc. from 2005 through 2016. Darren was further named one of the "Top 50" lawyers in Orange County by this organization based on the number of votes he received from his fellow lawyers. He is AV rated by the national Martindale-Hubbell legal directory, the highest rating that organization bestows in regard to legal ability and professional ethics. Furthermore, Darren has also received a 10/10 rating by the legal review website AVVO.com.

Areas of Practice (38)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Airbag Injury
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Industrial Products Liability
  • Manufacturers Liability
  • Products Liability Arbitration
  • Seat Belt Injury
  • Tire Defect Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Inadequate Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Spinal Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
877-771-6841  Phone
866-434-1424  Phone
University Attended:
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1986
Law School Attended:
University of Southern California, J.D., 1989
Year of First Admission:
1989, California
State Bar of California; Orange County Bar Association
Reported Cases:
Rothman vs. Jackson, 49 Cal.App.4th 1134, 57 Cal.Rptr.2nd 284 (1996).

Peer Reviews

Santa Ana, California

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