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Ashleigh Aitken Reappointed by Governor Brown to the OC Fair Board

Governor Jerry Brown recently announced his appointments to various county boards across the state, one of whom was Aitken Aitken Cohn’s Ashleigh Aitken! First appointed to serve on the 32nd District Agricultural Association, Orange County Fair Board of Directors in 2012, Ashleigh has been reappointed to serve another four-year-term. Last year, Ashleigh was Chairwoman of… read more

Food Poisoning Outbreak at Local OC Restaurant: Atticus Featured in OC Register!

The OC Register recently published an article regarding lawsuits filed against a local and national restaurant food chain True Food Kitchen after Orange County residents became violently ill. Representing two of these victims, Aitken Aitken Cohn’s Atticus Wegman was highlighted by the OC Register as one of the attorneys working to prosecute these claims. In… read more

Raise a Glass, or Rather Two: AAC Attorneys Honored in 2016!

The start of a new year also signifies the start of the installation and awards dinners planned by many organizations. This year, Aitken Aitken Cohn is proud to boast two of our attorneys who have been chosen as coveted honorees! Darren Aitken will be honored as “Attorney of the Year” by the Orange County Hispanic… read more

The Fatal Cost of Fraternity Hazing: Richard Cohn Featured in the New York Times and NBC News

What happens when the “fun and games” turn deadly? Ten years ago, AAC Partner Richard Cohn was secured by the family of Kenny Luong to represent them in a case of wrongful death by a fraternity hazing ritual against Lambda Phi Epsilon. Now following the announcement that prosecutors are planning to criminally charge members of… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn Conquers Rankings Once Again: Named “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for 2016!

For the sixth year in a row, Aitken Aitken Cohn has been named a Tier One Best Law Firm by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers® in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation. Compiled in partnership with Best Lawyers®, the U.S News & World Report rankings were… read more

Ashleigh Aitken Refuses to be “Blind to Injustice”

“Change is Inevitable. Progress is optional.” On November 18, 2015 the 50 state flags circling the Plaza of the Flags at the Orange County Civic Center were removed in response to public objection over the display of the Mississippi state flag. As President of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA), Ashleigh Aitken was invited to speak… read more

$3,000,000: Intoxicated Teenager Rendered Tetraplegic After Dive Into Dark, Code-Violating HOA Pool

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff was a 17 year old guest of a renter and his family at adevelopment in San Clemente operated by Verano at Talega Homeowners Association and Millennium Community Management Inc.  He and several high school aged friend were consuming alcohol at the residence within HOA for several hours.   Sometime around 10:00 p.m., the… read more

Register Quickly to Hear Atticus Wegman Speak!

Paralegals: When did you last set aside time for your professional development or brushed up on your legal knowledge? In such a rapidly changing field, it is not only preferable, it is vital to maintain a working knowledge of the latest developments in the law and the profession. With his usual wit, intelligence, and humor,… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Experian Holdings Inc. for Data Breach That Compromised the Personal Records of Millions of T-Mobile Customers

SANTA ANA, CA. (Oct. 16, 2015) — Aitken Aitken Cohn, LLP is co-counsel on a lawsuit filed on behalf of consumers stating that Experian Holding Inc. failed to maintain the reasonable procedures necessary to protect personal information on their servers, resulting in the data breach of more than 15 million T-Mobile consumers. On Sept. 15, 2015… read more

COAST Magazine and AVVO Partner Up to Feature Top Attorneys for 2015: Aitken Aitken Cohn is Featured Yet Again!

Aitken Aitken Cohn attorneys have once again made AVVO’s annual “Top Attorneys” list, making it the third “Top” list this year! The annual AVVO Top Attorneys list was published in this month’s COAST magazine. Proving that the firm continues to add only the best talent around, associates Atticus Wegman and Michael Penn have joined the… read more