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May 26, 2017

Mary Salamone Receives Two Prestigious Honors for Her Legal Work

Mary Salamone, a partner in the Irvine office of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR), received two significant honors this month. First, she was selected into the Fellowship of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA). The CLSA is an invitation-only international honorary society of preeminent attorneys specializing in construction law. Attorneys selected as Fellows must have proven records of excellence and accomplishment in construction law practice, as well as outstanding ethical reputations. more

April 5, 2017

AALRR Presents Another Successful Employment Law Conference

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) held its eighteenth annual Employment Law Conference on March 30, 2017 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts and the Sheraton Cerritos Hotel. This year the event, the most comprehensive employment law conference in Southern California, attracted nearly 1,200 human resources professionals, managers, and other professionals. more

March 21, 2017

AALRR Is Now the 15th Largest Law Firm in Los Angeles

With 101 attorneys practicing in Los Angeles County, the law firm of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) is now the 15th largest in the county, according to the Los Angeles Business Journal. Last year, AALRR was listed as the 18th largest firm. Just four years ago, the firm was ranked 32nd. more

March 6, 2017

AALRR Receives National Diversity Excellence Award for the Third Time

On March 1, 2017, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) was honored with the 2016 National Diversity Excellence Award. The award was given by Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. It recognizes exemplary diversity leadership, recruitment policies, retention practices, and training and mentoring programs. ABC honors one company in each of four categories; AALRR won the award in the Associate category. This is the third year the firm has won this honor. Media companies Law360 and Chambers and Partners also gave AALRR national recognition this year for its diversity. more

February 16, 2017

AALRR Wins Case of First Impression at California Supreme Court

On February 16th, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) won an important California Supreme Court case, Roy Allan Slurry Seal, Inc., et al. v. American Asphalt South, Inc. The Court ruled on a legal issue it had never decided before and unanimously agreed with AALRR’s interpretation of the law. more

January 27, 2017

AALRR Attorney Joe Akrotirianakis Honored as a Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyer

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (“AALRR”) is proud to announce that partner Joe Akrotirianakis has been listed in the Top 100 of 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers. Considering that 190,000 attorneys are active members of the California State Bar, this is a huge honor. Southern California Super Lawyers recognition is based on peer review and independent research about professional achievement. more

January 24, 2017

AALRR’s Marin Office Just Opened

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (“AALRR”) has opened an office in Marin County in order to accommodate the rapid growth of its public sector practice in Northern California. The new regional office complements AALRR’s Northern California locations in Pleasanton, Sacramento, and Fresno, along with its five offices in Southern California. more

January 23, 2017

Six AALRR Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Super Lawyers

Six attorneys at Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (“AALRR”) have been designated as 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers. This honor is awarded to outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent of attorneys are named Super Lawyers. more

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