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Ashleigh Aitken Spends her Summer Busier than a Weatherman in a Tornado

With great power comes great responsibilities, and for Ashleigh Aitken, those responsibilities came in the form of bacon wrapped turkey legs, dinner awards ceremonies, and community functions. This year, not only was Ashleigh sworn in as President of the OCBA, but she was also appointed as Chairwoman of the OC Fair and Events Center Board… read more

Casey Johnson Shares His Insights Regarding the Lack of LGBT Judges and Justices in the California Legal System

On Op-ed by AAC partner Casey Johnson was recently published in the VoiceofOC regarding the challenges that still persist within the California Judicial system when it comes to LGBT equality. “It is both ironic and sad that the very judicial institutions that we rely upon for our equality are themselves unequal and un-inclusive of LGBT… read more

Wylie Named Top 25 Plaintiffs Lawyers by Top Los Angeles Newspaper

With thousands of exceptional, even legendary, plaintiff’s lawyers across California, what sets Wylie Aitken apart? “All my cases have contributed in some way to safer parks, safer products, better corporate and insurance practices and lasting legislation.” AAC founding partner Wylie Aitken is no stranger when it comes to receiving recognition for his work; this year is no… read more

Michael Penn Named One of the “Five Associates to Watch”

Congratulations to Michael Penn who was named to the “Top Five Associates to Watch” list! He was considered alongside over 400 attorneys throughout California and was selected a part of the top five whose dedication and excellence in the legal field have set them apart. Now in his eleventh year at Aitken Aitken Cohn, Penn… read more

Riviera Magazine features the Aitkens as a “Power Family”

The Aitken Family is honored to have been featured in Riviera Magazine’s recent “Power Families” edition. From Olympians and film producers to philanthropists, Riviera features the top 20 most influential families in Orange County, spotlighting the Aitkens’ legal prowess along with their many endeavors in the political and charitable areas. Fifty years after sharing their… read more

Ashleigh Aitken Vows to Assist Veterans as 2015 President of the Orange County Bar Association

On January 15, 2015, Ashleigh E. Aitken was sworn in as President of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) and featured on the cover of Orange County Lawyer.  The OCBA provides a wide variety of programs, services and opportunities for its attorney members, the judiciary and the community. The OCBA is one of the largest voluntary… read more

Ashleigh Aitken Named Attorney of the Month by OC Attorney Journal

The Orange County Attorney Journal has named Ashleigh Aitken the February 2015 Attorney of the Month. This prestigious honor comes just one month after Aitken was named President of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA). Her other leadership positions include Chairwoman of the 32nd District Agricultural Association, Girl Scouts of Orange County Troop Leader, active… read more

Aitken Takes the Stage – Wylie in the Irish Legal 100

On October 30th, Wylie flew out to Washington D.C. to receive the high honor of being a part of the Irish Legal 100, a list comprised of the most accomplished and distinguished lawyers of Irish descent in the nation. Below is the article written about Wylie’s foundations and beliefs and how his heritage helped form them…. read more

Wylie Aitken – “A Slap on the Wrist for a $46 Billion Company”

In 2011, an explosion awoke a San Bernardino family before daybreak. The noise resulted from a downed power line that had fallen into the family yard, setting fires in the front and back of the home. The father, attempting to put out a fire in the backyard, came too close to the power line, and… read more

Wylie and Bette Aitken Awarded the 2014 Citizen of the Year Award by Chapman University

Wylie and Bette Aitken – Citizens of the Year Award On November 1st Wylie and Bette were recognized for their kindness and generosity in supporting Chapman University at the American Celebration: Scholarships for Future Leaders. ‘Higher Education Was Our Gateway’ Through their bountiful commitment to philanthropy, Wylie and Bette Aitken have opened the doors to learning… read more