Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud and Romo Moves up 36 Spots in National Law Journal’s Rankings


CERRITOS, CALIF. Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (“AALRR”) ranked 270 in the “NLJ 500,” the National Law Journal’s annual survey of the nation’s largest law firms. Compared with AALRR’s ranking of 306 last year, the firm has moved up 36 places on this prestigious list.

The National Law Journal noted that the total number of lawyers in large and midsize firms decreased by 0.6 percent over the past year. In marked contrast, AALRR grew by nine percent.

AALRR’s Managing Partner Mark Palin stated, “We’ve grown steadily and organically over the years as we’ve acquired more clients and more work from our existing clients. We have taken care to expand our office space and support our associates with formal training and mentorship programs so that our growth is smooth, sensible, and nearly seamless for our clients.”

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About Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo

With over 35 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 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 160 lawyers and growing, AALRR has eight offices in Cerritos, Fresno, Irvine, Pasadena, Pleasanton, Riverside, Sacramento and San Diego to serve our clients throughout California. For more information about AALRR, visit our website at and sign up for our blogs,,, and



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