Frank N. Darras

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Ontario, CA

 | 3257 East Guasti Road, Suite 300
Ontario, CA 91761
Phone: 800-458-4577
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (90%),
  • Employee Benefits (10%)
Attorney Profile

Frank N. Darras is the founder and managing partner of Darras Law, in Ontario, California. He is recognized by peers as one of the nation’s top insurance lawyers, handling bad faith insurance, ERISA and disability cases. For more than 25 years, he has devoted his legal practice to helping the most vulnerable among us -- sick people, disabled people and the elderly -- mount heroic fights against big insurance.

Lawyer Frank Darras understands what it is like to suffer a serious, life-changing injury. While he was on a college football scholarship working for spending money, his fingers were mangled by a forklift chain, ending his dreams of football and inspiring him to turn to the law to help others who had been injured.

No case is too large or too small for this lawyer. Mr. Darras has effectively taken on some of the nation’s most complicated bad faith insurance cases. Lawyer Frank Darras’s client list includes professional athletes, doctors, lawyers, business professionals and television personalities. And he is tireless in his efforts to help the disabled and the disadvantaged who are otherwise unable to afford skilled representation.

Mr. Darras has recovered nearly a half billion dollars for his clients and built one the largest litigation practices in the nation for the disabled, reviewing 30,000 new referrals annually. He has been recognized for his legal work in the following ways:

  • Annual inclusion in the Super Lawyers list
  • Named to "Best Law Firms" in 2014 and 2015 by U.S. News & World Report
  • Named 2015 Insurance Lawyer of the Year for Riverside County by Best Lawyers
  • Recognized by Lawdragon as one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America; as one of the 500 Leading Litigators in America; and as one of the top 500 Plaintiff Lawyers in America. (from 2006-2015)
  •  Membership in the coveted Ten Million Dollar Rainmaker circle, a distinction which recognizes attorneys who generate more than $10 million in annual legal fees
  • Listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America every year
  •  AV-rated* by his peers as a preeminent lawyer in his legal area of practice
  • Named an Outstanding Lawyer in America and in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Association of Justice

Mr. Darras regularly lectures on the topic of insurance law and disability issues, appearing as a national keynote speaker in his legal areas of practice. CBS, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and other national media outlets have recognized Mr. Darras for his tireless dedication to senior citizens and blue-collar workers.

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Insurance Coverage (90%): Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Employee Benefits (10%)

Focus Areas

Insurance Coverage: Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance


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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018

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About Frank Darras

Admitted: 1987, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • Best Law Firms, U.S. News & World Report, 2016
  • Top 100 Lawyers, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Best Law Firms, U.S. News & World Report, 2015
  • Insurance Lawyer of the Year, Riverside County, Best Lawyers, 2015
  • Named as one of the Outstanding Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, Top Lawyers in America by Corporate America, and Top 100 Trial Lawyers by American Association of Justice
  •  CBS, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and numerous national media outlets have recognized Darras for his tireless dedication to senior citizens and blue-collar workers
  • One of the Top 500 "Litigators in America"
  • Outstanding Lawyers in America
  • Who's Who of Sports Figures, Business Professionals, Doctors and Lawyers, Film Stars and Television Personalities
  • Honored as one of the Top 500 Lawyers in America annually since 2006 by LawDragon

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California, 1987
  • Co-Program Director, Bad Faith Insurance Litigation Group, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Ten Million Dollar Rainmaker Circle
  • President, Board of Directors: Western State University Law Foundation

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Frequent National Key-Note Speaker, Life Insurance Issues
  • Frequent National Key-Note Speaker, Long-Term Care
  • Frequent National Key-Note Speaker, Disability

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Hubka v. Paul Revere Life Insurance
Office Location for Frank N. Darras

3257 East Guasti Road
Suite 300
Ontario, CA 91761

Phone: 800-458-4577


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Last Updated: 9/8/2017

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