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Alan James Romero

Discrimination Attorney at Pasadena, CA

5.0   5 reviews

Licensed for 15 years

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Learn Alan’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Discrimination
    25%
    Romero Law has a proven track record of high dollar-value recoveries at the trial level for both public and private sector employees.

  2. Employment and labor
    25%
    Romero Law has a proven track record of high dollar-value recoveries at the trial level for both public and private sector employees.

    16 years, 250 cases

  3. Sexual harassment
    25%
    Romero Law has a proven track record of high dollar-value recoveries at the trial level for both public and private sector employees.

  4. Wrongful termination
    25%
    Romero Law has a proven track record of high dollar-value recoveries at the trial level for both public and private sector employees.

Alan Romero, a 2020 CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist, is the principal and lead trial attorney of Romero Law, APC. Mr. Romero's notable results have included a historic $8.1MM jury verdict in a Fair Employment and Housing case arising out of police corruption in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, a $3.05MM jury verdict related to the clarification of certain television distribution rights on behalf of STARZ Home Entertainment, LLC, a judgment of $2.76MM in a motion picture-related fraud action on behalf of Anchor Bay Entertainment, LLC, and a $1.5MM settlement in a medical malpractice action which resulted in a published appellate decision radically altering California law with respect to the enforcement of Medi-Cal liens against injured minors. Mr. Romero has been rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell, having been ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for his legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by his peers. Mr. Romero has also been named a Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyer, and has served as an instructor at the CAALA Plaintiff's Trial Academy and at the CELA Trial College.

Prior to law school, Mr. Romero interned for the Consul for Legal Affairs of the Consulate of Mexico in Los Angeles. During his time there, he worked on several matters; the most notable being a concerted attempt to modify certain policies of the United States Bureau of Prisons related to the calculation of federal "Good Time" credit for non-citizens. After law school, Mr. Romero interned for, and was later hired by, the law firm of Mathews & Weisser. Working under the regular and direct supervision of the firm's lead litigator, a California attorney and English barrister, Mr. Romero was exposed to a wide variety of litigation in the areas of taxation, securities law, and white-collar fraud, litigating matters pending before American and British courts.

Mr. Romero received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from California State University in Los Angeles, where he was accepted into the Early Entrance Program at the age of fifteen. Mr. Romero then went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School in the accelerated two-year SCALE program.

A Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Mr. Romero presently serves as a Director-at-Large for the alumni associations of Southwestern Law School and California State University at Los Angeles. A fourth-generation Angeleno, Mr. Romero is natively fluent in Spanish.

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Licensed for 15 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2007
Updated 09/12/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Posted by Astri | July 14, 2012
Recommendation
Mr. Romero has assisted our organization with a number of complex litigation matters over the past few years, and we continue to depend on him and his office for cogent and forward-thinking legal advice.
Posted by Ana | September 25, 2012
Endorsement
Alan has assisted our company with a variety of litigation-related issues, from employment matters to the resolution of disputes related to multi-million dollar real property construction projects. We have always gotten exceptional results, and we have the utmost trust in Alan to solve any problem that we throw at him. He is a highly ethical and intelligent attorney that we can depend on when the going gets tough.
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Posted by Piña | November 4, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Se logró un buen resultado
Me atendieron de forma muy profesional y con mucho respeto siempre me mantuvieron informado y pelearon por obtener el mejor resultado agradezco todo su esfuerzo
Posted by Nalleli | June 15, 2021
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Go-To Lawyer
Before working with Alan and his team, I had consulted another lawyer who made me feel very uneasy about the process with my case. I met with Alan to get a second opinion and immediately knew I wanted him to be my attorney. He handled the transition of case files, seamlessly and was always very communicative about the status of my case. I don't think I would have been able to last the duration of my case, as it took a couple of years, if it had not been for Alan's professionalism, care, and reassurance that he was the man to win my case. His knowledge and experience with Discrimination, Sexual harassment, Wrongful termination cases got him another win with my case and I couldn't have asked for a better outcome.
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Posted by George | December 4, 2012
ROMERO LAW and ALAN ROMERO get highest marks!
Mr. Romero has personally helped me on several cases and was always responsive. At the outset, he explained to us all perspectives - and brought in additional experts when needed. He was very direct on why we could lose or why we could win but the odds were clearly against us. He would take the time to explain the facts from a legal perspective even if it meant spending part of a weekend night. And we did all this on the phone and over the internet as Alan was in the Los Angeles, CA area and we were in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Romero was one of the best lawyers I have worked with in all my years. I say this not because of the outcome, but because of his professional demeanor, his knowledge about the issues we were dealing with and managing our expectations without raising it or dashing it. We will work together in the future and hope for similar happy endings. Lawyers and law firms are very busy people and usually they have no time for “keeping clients notified” as it represents extra work. Mr. Romero was refreshingly different. He not only took the time to educate us on matters of law pertaining to our cases but through-out the process, he kept us in the loop on what was going, via emails or phone calls, communicated changes to the approach that he and his legal team were going to take and notified us promptly about new opportunities. I rate Mr. Romero in the topmost category of depth of knowledge, customer satisfaction, ease of doing business and above all values (honesty, integrity and trust).
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 700-1050 per hour
  • Contingency 45%-50%
  • Retainer Always
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Trial Attorney and Managing Shareholder
  • Romero Law, APC
  • 2010 - Present
  • Moot Court Instructor
  • Pasadena Unified School District
  • 2015 - 2019
  • Trial Attorney
  • Wilson Trial Group
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Litigation Attorney
  • Mathews & Weiser LLP
  • 2007 - 2009
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Education

  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Post-Masters Certificate
  • 2011
  • Southwestern University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • California State University at Los Angeles
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 2003

Legal Cases

  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, LLC v. John Yuka & Giulia Family Trust, et al.
  • Judgment –Cancellation of Fraudulent Transfer Documents and Trust Deeds for $10MM Property
  • Lindsay Dunlap v. STARZ Home Entertainment, LLC
  • $1,479,846 jury verdict for intentional misrepresentation affirmed.
  • International Startup Company DOE
  • $50,000,000 transaction consummated.
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Associations

  • Adelante Youth Alliance
  • Board Member
  • 2022 - Present
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • Cal State LA Alumni Association
  • Director at Large
  • 2017 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2014 - Present
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • 2013 - Present
  • United States Tax Court
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2013 - Present
  • Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • 2013 - Present
  • Pasadena Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2007 - Present
  • United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth Circuit
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2007 - Present
  • State Bar of California Litigation Section
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • California Bureau of Real Estate
  • Broker/Officer
  • 2006 - Present
  • CELA Immigrant Employee Rights Committee
  • Chair
  • 2012 - 2019
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2022
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2021
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2021
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers
  • Lawdragon
  • 2021
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • 2020
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers
  • Lawdragon
  • 2020
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Rated AV Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2019
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2018
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2018
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2017
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2017
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2016
  • Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2016
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015
  • Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2015
  • Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Southern California Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2014
  • Life Member
  • Seven Figure Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Southern California Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Top Attorneys
  • Pasadena Magazine
  • 2012
  • Life Member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2012
  • Life Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2010
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Plaintiff's Trial Academy
  • Instructor
  • 2021
  • Trial College
  • Instructor
  • 2021
  • 2020 CELA Annual Conference
  • Trial Themes
  • 2020

Attorney endorsements

Received (23)
Given (38)
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Entertainment Attorney | Aug 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"When I was looking for outside counsel to handle an entertainment litigation matter, I am glad I went with Alan. He was able to deliver results by successfully taking the case to trial with a favorable jury verdict. I have also hired Alan to tackle on similar entertainment litigation matters and I would highly recommend him to others as well."
Employment and labor Attorney | Aug 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with Alan on several employment cases. He is very smart, persistent, and hard-hitting. We had great results. Alan's integrity is impecable."
Employment and labor Attorney | Feb 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An exceptional litigation attorney whose reputation speaks for itself. Highly recommended lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Alan is a hard-working, talented attorney. His tenacity would make him a superior advocate for any individual or business."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Jan 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer - He protects and zealously advocates for his clients !"
Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Romero is a dedicated advocate who consistently puts in the extra hour and the extra effort both to see that his clients' needs are met and to give back to the legal community at large. He is both a leader and an advocate."
Employment and labor Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Romero is one of the most exemplary and extraordinary attorneys that I have encountered in 24 years of practice. Despite being a judge, magistrate, prosecutor, and private attorney for nearly two and a half decades, I continue to learn valuable information from his posts every day. I would highly recommend."
Litigation Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 06
Relationship: Friend
"I have known Mr. Romero for more than seven years now and I would recommend him without reservation. He is an intelligent, tenacious, successful attorney who provides his clients with the highest level of service and professionalism. He successfully manages a skilled team of attorneys and support staff and is well equipped to tackle the largest, or smallest legal matters."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Romero is a dedicated and hard working attorney, who I would recommend to those in need of resolving disputes. His zealous advocacy and loyal character shape his ability to effectively solve any problem."
Litigation Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Romero is a hard-working litigator who is at home in the courtroom. I would most definitely refer him to my family law clients for their civil litigation needs."
Litigation Attorney | Oct 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Alan is a very capable and talented attorney. I enjoyed working with him and learned a lot."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Mr. Romero for many years now and can vouch for his vast knowledge, execution and loyalty. It is also apparent in his drive to never give up and the success and growth of his firm. I will gladly endorse Mr. Romero as an attorney with values and work ethics to match."
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Pasadena Discrimination Lawyer Alan James Romero
Alan James Romero
Discrimination Attorney
Pasadena, CA
Licensed for 15 years