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12800 Center Court Drive
Suite 300
Cerritos, CA 90703

562-653-3333 fax


  • Gonzaga University (B.S.)
  • Loyola Law School (J.D., 1997)

Bar Admissions

  • 1997, California
  • U.S. District Court (Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts)
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of California
  • Southern California Defense Counsel

Marlon C. Wadlington


Practice Areas

Marlon Wadlington is a partner in the Cerritos office of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo.  Mr. Wadlington has an extensive and varied background in public sector labor and employment law.  He has a wealth of experience in representing public entities in employment law, premises liability, negligent supervision, dangerous condition allegations, and litigation arising out of IDEA matters.  Mr. Wadlington has successfully argued cases before state and federal trial courts, as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the California Courts of Appeal. 

Mr. Wadlington received his Bachelor of Science degree from Gonzaga University and his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

California state courts
U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court

State Bar of California
Southern California Defense Counsel

Publications and Speaking Engagements
Mr. Wadlington is a contributor to the firm’s publications and has conducted FRISK® training for public entity clients.  He regularly gives presentations regarding the ADA’s role in public education.  He has spoken at education conferences regarding options for public entities as they relate to participation in Joint Powers Authorities.  Mr. Wadlington recently presented a workshop, attended by over 40 different representatives of public entities, on ways for public entity defendants to limit their liability. 

Mr. Wadlington was featured in a California Association of School Business Officials (“CASBO”) magazine article which addressed trends in public entity litigation. 




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