AARUNI THAKUR received his Bachelor of Arts in Art History with a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Los Angeles. He continued to receive his Juris Doctor in 2006 from the University of San Diego, School of Law. While in school, Mr. Thakur worked for the San Diego Housing Commission/Anaheim Housing Authority as a Housing Assistant, where he tracked and analyzed the financial data of Section 8 participants.
Mr. Thakur began his career working as a Staff Attorney for the Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc. where he managed over 200 dependency cases representing parents, minors, legal guardians and De Facto Parents. His responsibilities included interviewing clients, drafting legal documents, analyzing reports and attending appearances at all stages of the case. Mr. Thakur began practicing Workers’ Compensation Law exclusively in 2010 and has defended a variety of complex claims. Over the years, Mr. Thakur has successfully represented a wide array of self-insured employers throughout California, ranging from large retail manufacturers to public entities such as cities and school districts. Mr. Thakur’s strong negotiation skills and experience in successfully litigating claims make him a valuable asset to our firm.
In his spare time, Mr. Thakur is an acting member of the City of Fullerton Energy Resource Management Committee.
Mr. Thakur is an attorney in the Corona office of Samuelsen, Gonzalez, Valenzuela and Brown.