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Darren J. Campbell is the Founder and Managing Partner of the Law Offices of Darren J. Campbell, APC.  Mr. Campbell’s practice focuses primarily on counseling and representing current or former employees in claims forwrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and unfair competition, including claims under both federal and California laws, such as the Family and Medical Leave Act, the California Family Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, California’s Trade Secret Act, and other labor and employment laws.  Mr. Campbell brings a unique perspective to employee-side employment law because he spent the first seven years of his career defending employers in these same types of cases.  Mr. Campbell continues to counsel employers regarding employment law issues, including compliance with California and federal regulatory laws, classification of employees, and employee terminations.  Mr. Campbell’s practice also focuses on representing small businesses in general business litigation issues such as contractual disputes.


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Aitken Campbell Heikaus Weaver LLP

2030 Main Street
Suite 1300
Irvine, CA, 92614

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 100%
    13 years, 250 cases



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder and Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Darren J. Campbell2010 - Present
AssociateMorgan Lewis & Bockius2007 - 2009
AssociateMorrison & Foerster2005 - 2007
AssociateJones Day2002 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
ProVisorsAttorney Member2013 - Present
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationLifetime Member2010 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2002 - 2005
Association of Business Trial LawyersMember2002 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jane Doe vs. Roe CompanyOver $500,000.00 Settlement
Jane Doe vs. Roe CompanyOver $250,000.00 Settlement
John Doe vs. Roe CompanyOver $500,000.00 Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
University of California, Davis Business Law JournalEditorial Tax Policy: Bush's Plan for Avoiding Recession: This isn't his Father's Tax Cut!2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of California - IrvineBiologyBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
3 Steps for Business Owners and the 20 Factors to Determine Independent Contractor StatusIndependent Contractors vs. Employee Status2013
Lunch and LearnWhat You Need to Do Now to Minimize Your Risk of a Lawsuit Later2012