12800 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA 90703
Carlos Gonzalez is a senior counsel in the Cerritos office of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo. Mr. Gonzalez represents California school and community college districts in education law, including special education and student discipline, as well as labor and employment matters.
Mr. Gonzalez received his Bachelor of Science degree in Public Policy and Management at the University of Southern California, his Master of Public Administration from California State University, Long Beach, and his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School.
Awards and Recognitions
Mr. Gonzalez was named "2014 Southern California Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine and Los Angeles magazine. Rising Stars are exceptional Southern California attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing law for ten years or less. They are selected based on peer evaluations and independent research regarding the attorneys’ professional achievements. Only 2.5 percent of attorneys are recognized as Rising Stars.
Publications and Speaking Engagements
Mr. Gonzalez is an active contributor to the firm’s various newsletters and publications, and a frequent speaker on educational topics, including IEP transition programs and assessment of educational programs for English language learners.