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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

$1,500,000: Nurse Negligence Leads to Wrongful Death of Teacher Following Lower Back Surgery

CASE DESCRIPTION: Decedent died due to bleeding after low back surgery. He sustained a retroperitoneal hemorrhage, left side from diaphragm to pelvis and an estimated blood loss greater than 1000 cc’s. The bleed was due to a small puncture of a vessel at the time of the surgery. The nurses failed to call the surgeon… read more

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

Chosen from More than 5 Million Lawyers Nationwide!

Seven lawyers from Aitken Aitken Cohn were listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 edition! While Partners Wylie Aitken, Darren Aitken, Chris Aitken and Richard Cohn have been listed in the annual publication for years, 2016 marks the debut for the younger members, Casey Johnson, Ashleigh Aitken, and Michael Penn. To compile the list… read more