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Attorney in Ontario, CA

Frank N. Darras, Founding Partner

Frank N. Darras, Founding Partner photo
Ontario CA Disability Lawyer
Frank N. Darras has dedicated his life to helping the sick and disabled. He is the founding partner of DarrasLaw, the largest disability and long-term care insurance litigation firm in the country.

Recognized as America’s top disability attorney, Mr. Darras has been prominently featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Medical Economics, Smart Money, Chiropractic Economics, CNBC, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal.

“As one of the nation’s top civil litigators, specializing in litigating bad faith insurance claims, Mr. Darras has made a career out of holding insurance companies accountable when they delay or refuse to pay valid insurance claims.”

Mr. Darras is a frequent lecturer, author, and expert consultant on insurance disability issues and ERISA preemption. He has been a featured and keynote speaker at over 100 national conferences, including the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the American Bar Association, the American Conference Institute, National Consumer Law Center, and Consumer Attorneys of California. Among his numerous articles, Mr. Darras has authored “Disabling the Disability Carrier: The Insurers’ Top 10 Defenses and How to Defeat Them,” and “The Iceberg is Melting: ERISA Preemption and How to Avoid It.”

Mr. Darras’ national success has earned him “AV-Preeminent” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, singling out attorneys with the very highest levels of legal skill and integrity. He has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America every year since 2006, and the firm he built is Tier 1 rated as one of the Best Law Firms in America.
Bio
Mr. Darras has earned repeated honors as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the Association of Trial Lawyers and The National Trial Lawyers. He has earned coveted status as a 10 Million Dollar Rainmaker for lawyers who annually earn more than 10 million a year in legal fees. He is named among the Top 100 Lawyers by High Stakes Litigation, Outstanding Lawyers of America, The American Society of Legal Advocates’ Top 100 Litigation Lawyers, Lawyers of Distinction, Lead Counsel Rated Attorneys, and a Top Lawyer by Corporate Counsel. Mr. Darras has been named a SuperLawyer every year since its inception and has been honored by LawDragon as one of the Top 500 Lawyers in America for 11 consecutive years.

Accolades aside, the words honoring Mr. Darras’ work that he values most are those given by his clients. He has an AVVO “Superb Rating” 10/10, an A+ Better Business Bureau rating, and numerous five-star Google and Yelp reviews. The walls of DarrasLaw are lined with thank-you cards and heartfelt letters, as well as pictures of the homes saved from foreclosure and the families whose lives he has forever changed.

“Dear Mr. Darras,
Thank you is such an understatement for what you and your staff have done for me. You are the true heroes. Bless you all forever. Eternally grateful.”
– Barbara R."

BAR ADMISSIONS:
California Bar - 1987

WORK EXPERIENCE:
DarrasLaw (Founding Partner) 2010 - Present
Shernoff Bidart & Darras, LLP (Attorney) 1987 - 2010

AWARDS:
Super Lawyer (Super Lawyers) 2017
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 (Martindale-Hubbell) 2016
Peer Review Rated (Martindale-Hubbell) 2016
California Certified Member (Lawyers of Distinction) 2016
500 Leading Lawyers in America (Lawdragon) 2016
Named to "Best Lawyers in America" (Best Lawyers) 2016
Super Lawyer (Super Lawyers) 2016
500 Leading Lawyers in America (Lawdragon) 2015
Top 100 Lawyers (American Society of Legal Advocates) 2015
Super Lawyer (Super Lawyers) 2015
Insurance Lawyer of the Year - Riverside County( Best Lawyers) 2015
Named to "Best Lawyers in America" (Best Lawyers) 2015
Best Law Firms (U.S. News and World Report) 2015
AV Preeminent Rated (Martindale-Hubbell) 2014
500 Leading Lawyers in America (Lawdragon) 2014
Top 500 Plaintiff Lawyers in America (Lawdragon) 2014
Named to "Best Lawyers in America" (Best Lawyers) 2014
500 Leading Litigators in America (Lawdragon) 2014
America's Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Association of Trial Lawyer of America) 2014
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Insurance
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Certifications
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Education/Training
JD - Western State University College of Law - 1986
Memberships
10 Million Dollar Annual Rainmakers (Member)
American Bar Association (Member)
Other Languages
Spanish And English
Bar Admissions
128904
Free Consultation
Yes
Location
3257 E Guasti Rd
#300
OntarioCA 91761
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