Ashleigh Aitken is Of Counsel at Aitken * Aitken * Cohn, where she specializes in complex business litigation, class actions and major personal injury cases.
Ms. Aitken, a graduate of USC Law School, is a former federal prosecutor, practicing in the Los Angeles and Santa Ana Office of the United States Attorney in the Central District of California. While serving as an Assistant United States Attorney, Ms. Aitken prosecuted cases involving armed bank robbery, narcotics, mail and wire fraud, child pornography and firearms violations. She has tried several criminal cases and argued before the 9th Circuit.
Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Ms. Aitken was a civil litigator with the law firm of Morrison Foerster, LLP, specializing in complex business litigation and class action defense. While there she tried civil cases in both federal and state court. She began her practice at Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliott, LLP working on environmental and condemnation litigation.
Ms. Aitken is a recognized trial lawyer and was named President of the Orange County Bar Association for 2015. She has also been honored as "Attorney of the Year" by Orange County Women Lawyers, "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers Magazine and "Attorney of the Month" by Orange County Attorney Journal. She continues to be featured in an array of publications including Orange Coast Magazine and Orange County Lawyer.
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Attorney of the Month||Orange County Attorney Journal||2015|
|Attorney of the Year||Orange County Women Lawyers Association||2014|
|Of Counsel||Aitken Aitken Cohn||2010 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Orange County Bar Association||President||2015 - Present|
|32nd District Agricultural Association-OC Fair||Chairwoman||2014 - Present|
|Orange County Trial Lawyers Association;||Member||2002 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||Member||2002 - Present|
|Celtic Bar Association||President-Elect||2014 - 2014|
|City of Anaheim Community Services Board||Chair||2012 - 2013|
|Orange County Women Lawyers Association||President||2010 - 2011|
|Orange County Bar Foundation||Member||2004 - 2007|
|VoiceofOC||OC Fair's Junior Livestock Auction & The Carnival of Products||2016|
|Voice of OC||Revenge of the Kids at the OC Fair||2016|
|Voice of OC||Meet the Queen of the Fair||2016|
|Orange County Lawyer Magazine||President's Page: The Importance of Mentoring||2015|
|Orange County Lawyer Magazine||The Fight for Court Funding Continues (Or, Why My Court Reporter Has Been Replaced by a Marionette)||2015|
|Orange County Lawyer Magazine||Unity Through Service||2015|
|University of Southern California Law School||Juris Doctorate||2002|
|CAOIE Annual Palm Springs Seminar||Deposing the Evasive Witness||2015|
|Vego v. Southern California Edison||Confidential|
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November 30, 2017
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