Super Lawyers Once Again Names Brian Wheeler and Shawn Ogle as Southern California Rising Stars


Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) is pleased to announce that Partners Brian Wheeler and Shawn Ogle have once again been named to the Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Stars list. With only 2.5% of attorneys named 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 sixth 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 seventh 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.

Managing Partner Jim Baca remarked, “AALRR makes a significant effort to hire young lawyers who will distinguish the firm, themselves, and the practice of law. We are honored to see our attorneys consistently recognized as Rising Stars. Brian and Shawn provide outstanding value to their team and clients, and this recognition is richly deserved.”

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, 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 more than 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, construction, complex litigation, corporate, taxation, 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 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:



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