Associate Brian Aton Joins Downey Brand’s Litigation and Bankruptcy Practices

August 19, 2022

Downey Brand is pleased to welcome associate Brian Aton to the firm’s litigation and bankruptcy practices.

Brian joins the firm following his work as a law clerk for the Honorable Jennifer E. Niemann of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California. Prior to moving to California, Brian gained bankruptcy and litigation experience at several firms and organizations in Atlanta, Georgia while attending law school. Among these positions, Brian worked extensively with the HeLP Legal Services Clinic assisting families facing legal issues that threaten health and access to care. In addition, he worked as a pro bono volunteer for the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Brian earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law in 2020 where he competed internationally as part of a commercial arbitration moot competition team. Prior to law school, Brian received his B.A. in history and political science from Arizona State University.