Steve Atkinson to receive 2021 DIG Award from Engineering Contractor’s Association


Steve Atkinson has been selected to receive the 2021 Dignity, Integrity, and Generosity Award from the Engineering Contractor’s Association at its 33rd Annual DIG Awards to be held at the Millennium Biltmore in Downtown Los Angeles on October 23, 2021.

This award is conferred upon only those individuals who have demonstrated superior commitment and contribution to the construction sector over the course of many years and who have done so with dignity, integrity, and generosity.  

Mark Palin, Managing Partner of AALRR, underscored Mr. Atkinson’s contributions, “Steve is the consummate professional. His commitment to the legal profession over the past decades is unparalleled. As a founding partner, Steve has been instrumental in growing the firm and establishing AALRR as a dominant force in California. We are extremely grateful for all he has done and we are proud to call him our partner.”

Partner Anthony Niccoli echoed those sentiments and added, “Steve Atkinson’s contributions to the construction industry through his expertise in employment law cannot be overstated. Atkinson has long been recognized as one of the foremost employment lawyers in the country, and the construction industry has benefited from that, as have all of our clients.”

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 litigationcorporatetaxation, and water.  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 215 lawyers and growing, AALRR has nine offices in CerritosFresnoIrvineMarinPasadenaPleasantonRiversideSacramento, and San Diego to serve our clients throughout California. For more information about AALRR, visit our website at:



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