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November 22, 2011

Education Law Conference Attracts Over 400 Attendees

Representing more than 400 school districts the law firm of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) drew record attendance and praise for the recent 2011 Education Law Conference hosted at three locations which concluded last week. more

October 18, 2011

AALRR Adds Education Lawyer Jennifer Fain to Pleasanton Office

Jennifer Fain has joined Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo’s (AALRR) education practice as a partner and will work in the firm’s Pleasanton office. Fain’s practice focuses on representing education agencies in the areas of special education and anti-discrimination. more

September 22, 2011

New Risks to Employers That Design and Enforce Social Media Policies

In several recent cases this year, the National Labor Relations Board has issued complaints against employers that have disciplined or fired employees for using Social Media, like Facebook and Twitter, to complain about their workplaces, according to Thomas Lenz, the head of the Traditional Labor Practice at Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo in Cerritos, California. more

August 25, 2011

Judge Upholds Public Agency Decision to Discharge Employee in Internet Abuse Case

Los Angeles Judge Ann I. Jones denied a writ of mandate filed by a former employee of the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles who was discharged from that agency. Irma Rodriguez Moisa, a partner with the law firm of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, provided legal counsel to the Housing Authority over the five-year history of the case. more

April 28, 2011

AALRR Adds Two New Partners: William Gay and Jonathan Vick

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) announce the addition of William Gay and Jonathan Vick as partners in its Cerritos and Irvine offices. Representing employers in all aspects of corporate law, Mr. Gay was most recently of counsel with Luce Forward LLP. Mr. Vick will handle matters dealing with private construction, litigation and labor law, and was most recently a partner with Robertson & Vick, LLP. more

February 18, 2011

AALRR Defeats Motion for Class Certification in Prevailing Wage Case

In the past year, AALRR has achieved a series of victories for its clients by defeating class action claims in large wage and hour cases. The latest victory came on February 4, 2011, when the firm successfully opposed a motion for class certification in a wage and hour case heard by the Honorable William Highberger, Complex Department of the Los Angeles Superior Court. more

February 1, 2011

Nine Attorneys Named to Southern California Super Lawyers 2011

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo is pleased to announce that nine attorneys have been named to the 2011 edition of Southern California Super Lawyers more

January 13, 2011

AALRR Names New Shareholders and Partners in 2011

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo is pleased to announce that Andreas C. Chialtas, Nate J. Kowalski and Mark T. Palin have been selected as shareholders, and Martin A. Hom, Sundee M. Johnson, Aaron V. O’Donnell, Amber M. Solano, and Constance M. Taylor, have become partners with the firm. more

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