Brian Wheeler and Shawn Ogle Named as 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Stars


Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo is pleased to announce that Brian Wheeler and Shawn Ogle have been named to the 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. With only 2.5% of attorneys appearing as Rising Stars, these honorees are truly the “best of the best”.

Brian Wheeler, a partner in the Cerritos office, leads the firm’s Intellectual Property and Data Security & Privacy team. His practice focuses on intellectual property, data security and privacy, and high-stakes complex commercial litigation. He also regularly advises clients in the area of competition and employee mobility, with an emphasis on the intersection between intellectual property and employment law. This is the fourth year he has appeared on the Southern California Rising Stars list.

Shawn Ogle, a partner at the firm’s Irvine office, has been named to the Southern California Rising Stars list for the fifth consecutive year. Mr. Ogle is a seasoned litigator in the firm’s Commercial and Complex Litigation Practice Group with a proven history in a broad range of commercial, fiduciary, and high-profile trust & estate matters.  Mr. Ogle prides himself on his commitment to providing his clients with dedicated service from the initial stage of client counseling and case analysis through trial and the appellate process.

“AALRR takes great pride in our ability to develop, attract and retain top talent, and are honored to see our attorneys consistently recognized on the list of Rising Stars. Brian and Shawn provide outstanding value to their team and clients. We’re grateful for their contributions and feel this recognition is richly deserved,” comments Managing Partner Mark Palin.

Super Lawyers, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This highly selective recognition spotlights exceptional attorneys aged 40 and younger, or those in practice for 10 years or less. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

About Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo

With 40 years of unwavering commitment to client service, AALRR is one of California’s leading law firms. Our diverse team brings a seasoned perspective to California’s complex legal landscape for public and private entities, with particular strength in the areas of educationlabor and employmentconstructioncomplex litigationcorporate, taxation, and white collar law. Our public sector clients include more than 400 K-12 school districts, community college districts and universities, as well as cities, counties and special districts. We also represent diverse business entities, from small, family-run businesses to publicly traded corporations. At 170 lawyers and growing, AALRR has nine offices in CerritosFresnoIrvineMarinPasadena,PleasantonRiversideSacramento and San Diego to serve our clients throughout California. For more information about AALRR, visit our website at and sign up for our blogs, EdLawConnect, CA Public Pensions Law, Business Law JournalLabor & Employment Law, and Labor Relations Law.




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