Aaron J. Sussman focuses his practice on advising and litigating disputes for first-party property insurance and third-party liability insurance, particularly in the industries of construction defects, energy, products liability and recalls, professional liability and life science.

Aaron is an experienced litigator, having tried multiple cases to verdict. Aaron uses his experience as a litigator to ensure that his insurance clients are able to resolve disputes as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Prior to becoming an insurance attorney, Aaron developed a winning record as a trial attorney. For two years, he served as a criminal prosecutor at the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s office, handling a felony caseload focusing on insurance fraud in the fields of construction and contracting. He has served as a plaintiffs' attorney handling high-stakes personal injury and wrongful death cases in Los Angeles. Aaron has also taken and defended witness and expert depositions, including multiple multi-day depositions of opposing Persons Most Qualified, argued countless motions, and taken cases to trial, achieving favorable verdicts—both civil and criminal—in every matter that he has litigated.

Admissions

  • California

Education

  • J.D., high honors, The George Washington University Law School, 2011
  • B.A., Theatre and Criminology, Law & Society, University of California, Irvine, 2005

Memberships

  • California Applicants’ Attorneys Association, 2011-2013
  • California District Attorneys Association, 2013-2015