Four Southland Attorneys Awarded 2012 Super Lawyers Rising Star Designation


Cerritos, CALIF. —Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2012 “Southern California Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers, a national lawyer rating service. The recognition honors exceptional Southern California attorneys who are under 40 years of age, or who have been practicing for less than 10 years.

Anthony P. De Marco, an Irvine-based partner with the firm’s public education practice focusing on labor and employment, received a Rising Star designation for the third year in a row. Also honored were three attorneys from the firm’s Cerritos office. Partner Sundee M. Johnson practices in the special education, due process and education law practices, Amber M. Solano is a partner in the firm’s private employment law practice and Jabari A. Willis is a senior associate in the firm's public education practice focusing on labor and employment, employment litigation and special education.

“We are honored to have up-and-coming attorneys from both our public and private business practices recognized by their peers,” says AALRR Managing Partner James C. Romo.

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. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and evaluations. The results will appear in the July 2012 issue of Los Angeles magazine.



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