Mr. Atkinson joined Kelly, Rode, Kelly, LLP as an associate in 2019. Mr. Atkinson currently handles general practice liability in connection with automobile accidents and premises liability matters. He handles all facets of litigation from inception up to trial.
Daren was graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in Political Science and obtained his law degree from New York Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Prior to joining Kelly, Rode & Kelly, LLP, Daren worked for a Long Island law firm where he defended the interests of insurance carriers, third- party administrators, public authorities, and municipal entities including the New York City Transit Authority, the Metropolitan Transportation Agency, and the Long Island Railroad. He also acted as special counsel for the County of Suffolk defending wrongful death cases, complex and serious personal injury matters, as well as excessive force cases against the Suffolk County Police Department.
Daren enjoys golf, basketball, poker, and reading. He also enjoys astronomy and history. He lives in Suffolk County with his wife, daughter, and dog.