Douglas Rochen

Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo LLP
16001 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 91436
310-407-7888
www.actslaw.com


Recognized as a top trial attorney in California, Douglas Rochen is a strategic partner responsible for the firm’s catastrophic injury practice. He has obtained numerous seven and eight-figure verdicts and settlements across many practice areas, including product liability, trucking accidents, wrongful death, sexual abuse, traumatic brain injury, paralysis, catastrophic orthopedic loss, amputation, mass tort disaster, sensory loss, civil rights, premises liability, and pharmaceutical litigation.

Doug has worked on numerous high-level matters, regularly delivering significant results to clients who have been severely injured through no fault of their own. These results include:

VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS
$16+ Million – Product defect settlements involving household appliances
$14.5 Million – Personal injury settlement from bike accident
$7 Million – Sexual assault settlement
$5.75 Million – Personal injury settlement for newlywed couple against a street bicycle and pedestrian event organizer
$5.55 Million – Personal injury settlement against negligent building manager for fall out of faulty window
$4.5 Million – Personal injury settlement from a car accident
$3.9 Million – Medical malpractice settlement for after-birth care on newborn
$3.5 Million – Traumatic brain injury settlement following assault outside bar by private security
$3 Million – Product liability settlement against a consumer manufacturer

Work for Firm
Doug was an integral part of bringing ACTS Law together as a new firm. As one of the firm’s litigation trial lawyers, he prides himself on creating a focused, comprehensive solution to his clients’ needs and goals, while maintaining a commitment to professional and personal excellence.

Doug has been involved in a variety of civil litigations. His case work includes:

Sexual abuse allegations against a sheriff’s office that uncovered widespread abuse against communities of color and prior-arrested persons
Injured cyclist who was struck by a delivery van that utilized a new law to include the drug manufacturer as a responsible party and created a larger award for the client
Civil rights abuses against law enforcement officers accused of turning off body cameras and assaulting a resident
Decades-old sexual abuse claims in California of a teacher who abused students as minors
Consumer personal injury over a failed distribution of recall notices, leading to a life-changing motorcycle injury
Multiple consumer defective product cases over a small home appliance responsible for a variety of injuries from poor product design
Doug believes in bringing empathy and understanding to all clients and pursuing claims with personal attention. He strives to bring positive change with his cases and help improve society. He takes great pride in being an advocate for the underprivileged and those injured by individuals abusing their power.

He believes in a more aggressive, proactive pursuit of cases, in terms of seeking information professionally and engaging the opposition respectfully. He always seeks to obtain the maximum value for his clients, be it through a negotiated settlement or resolution via trial. With ACTS Law, Doug also works as a strategist for cases, helping the firm develop a plan of action and tactics in pursuit. He has also been involved with helping the firm refine how they assess and acquire new cases, both through the public and from other firms.

PRACTICE AREAS

Trucking Accidents
Wrongful Death
Product Liability
Sexual Abuse
Traumatic Brain Injury
Paralysis
Catastrophic Orthopedic Loss
Amputation
Civil Rights
Premises Liability
Pharmaceutical Litigation
Mass Torts
Aviation Law

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
Member, 2012 – Present
Downtown Los Angeles Bar Association (DTLABA)
Past President
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
Member
American Association of Justice (AAJ)
Member, 2001- Present
New Leadership Counsel
Fellow Bar Admission

EDUCATION

California Western School of Law
J.D. – 2001
University of Michigan
Bachelor of Arts – 1998
Graduated with Honors
Dean’s List

BAR ADMISSIONS

California State and District Court
Michigan