Why Hire Us
One of California's most respected civil litigation law firms, Aitken Aitken Cohn, in Santa Ana was founded in 1979. The firm's first class legal representation is committed by Partners Wylie Aitken, Richard Cohn, Darren Aitken, Christopher Aitken, and Associates Casey Johnson and Michael Penn. The firm enjoys a national reputation for the quality of its trial skills and the aggressive representation it provides on behalf of its clients. This reputation was built on a foundation of numerous trial victories, settlements, and precedent setting appellate decisions and is nurtured by the firm's continuing commitment to each of its clients.
- $55 million verdict against the U.S. government for a 9-year-old girl paralyzed in an auto accident.
- $23.5 million verdict for a 13-year-old boy who suffered significant brain injuries when defendant ran a red light
- $20 million settlement for 10 year old boy who fell from cross bars of playground at a fast food restaurant and suffered severe traumatic brain injury
- Confidential multimillion-dollar settlement in wrongful death cases involving Big Thunder Mountain & Sailing Ship Columbia at Disneyland
Aitken Aitken Cohn is dedicated exclusively to representing plaintiffs, whether it be the most seriously injured individual, family or business entity that has suffered injury or catastrophic loss in any variety of circumstances. The firm routinely battles against insurance companies, large corporations and governmental agencies with proven success. While the firm's success has translated into substantial recoveries for our clients, the firm derives equal satisfaction from the knowledge that these cases have also promoted a safer, fairer society. Aitken Aitken Cohn is committed to maintaining its small size and selectivity in choosing the matters in which it becomes involved.
"We're never going to win a popularity contest, nor should we. One is rarely popular when one is opposing powerful vested interests and holding them accountable for their misdeeds" -Wylie Aitken, Founding Partner
Aitken Aitken Cohn has chosen to specialize in a few precise areas of law. The practice of law has become increasingly complex, and the firm's sophisticated clientele expect and deserve legal representatives who are fully aware of the nuances of their particular situations. Members of the firm, however, are always willing to adapt to the changing legal environment and explore new opportunities that are consistent with the firm's mission and goals.
With resources and resolve, Aitken Aitken Cohn routinely employs "state of the art" technology in the creation of case-supportive exhibits, and in the development of the most sophisticated trial presentations. The firm takes a "turn every stone" approach to litigation-from aggressive investigation to the retention of the most ethical and well-credentialed experts.
- Financial strength to see cases to trial
- Top expert witnesses
- Dynamic personal attributes
If you or a loved one believes they may have been wronged due to another's negligence, contact Aitken Aitken Cohn. We offer a free online consultation to anyone and there is no charge or obligation for submitting a request for legal guidance. If for some reason we cannot be of assistance, we will gladly recommend an attorney whom we respect that is best suited for your matter.