Brian C. Aton

Associate

Brian Aton is a litigation and bankruptcy associate in Downey Brand’s Sacramento office.

Before joining the firm, Brian served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jennifer E. Niemann of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California.

Brian received his law degree from Georgia State University College of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif.  During law school, Brian competed internationally as part of a commercial arbitration moot competition team.  He also interned with Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams of Fulton County Superior Court and worked extensively with the HeLP Legal Services Clinic assisting families facing legal problems threatening health improvement and access to care.

Originally from Arizona, Brian received his Bachelor of Arts degrees from Arizona State University.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Sections
  • Central California Bankruptcy Association

Honors & Rankings

  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Jennifer E. Niemann, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California, 2020-2022
  • Order of the Coif

Brian is a morning person, even on weekends.  He tries his best to spend his free time outside, but equally enjoys game nights with friends and family.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Sections
  • Central California Bankruptcy Association

Honors & Rankings

  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Jennifer E. Niemann, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California, 2020-2022
  • Order of the Coif