Ten Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021


Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo is thrilled to announce that six attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers annual Best Lawyers in America© list, and four were named as Ones to Watch.

Rex Berry, Jeff Burch, and John James- have been listed multiple years in a row in the areas of Litigation – Labor and Employment, Litigation – Construction, and Tax Law.  We are proud to announce that partners Brigham Cheney, Irma Rodríguez Moisa, and Robert Wenzel have been added to this prestigious list in the areas of Litigation – Labor and Employment, and Employment Law – Management.  Recognition by Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer review, further solidifying their reputations as the top attorneys in their respective practice areas. 

This year, Best Lawyers also announced its newest award initiative – Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.  These awards are given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers and who have achieved outstanding professional excellence.  They typically have been in practice for 5-9 years.  We are thrilled to have Amy Estrada, Kristin Myers, Jeffrey Frey, and Mia Lomedico included on this list in the areas of Education Law, Construction Law, and Labor and Employment – Law Management.

“It’s an outstanding honor to have so many of our attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers for their excellent work in their respective fields,” commented Managing Partner Mark Palin.  “Each of these attorneys works hard in the service of their clients and the recognition is richly deserved.”

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 108,000 industry-leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received over 13 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 67,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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 education, labor and employment, water, construction, complex litigation, corporate, 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 200 lawyers and growing, AALRR has nine offices — Cerritos, Fresno, Irvine, Marin, Pasadena, Pleasanton, Riverside, Sacramento and San Diego to serve our clients throughout California. For more information about AALRR, visit our website at www.aalrr.com.



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