Alan J. Romero is the principal and lead trial attorney of Romero Law, APC. Mr. Romero’s notable results have included a $3.05MM verdict after jury trial 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. More recently, Mr. Romero facilitated the successful launch of a $50MM international start-up, and has realized a number of discernibly favorable results at both the trial and appellate court level for his clients.

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 Matthews & Weisser. Working under the regular and direct supervision of the firm’s lead litigator, a California attorney and 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 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. Mr. Romero is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Certified Forensic Interviewer. Mr. Romero presently serves as the Co-Chair of the California Employment Lawyers Association’s Immigrant Employee Rights Committee. A fifth-generation Angeleno, Mr. Romero is also fluent in Spanish.  Mr. Romero also is the Mock Trial instructor at Pasadena High School’s Law and Public Service Academy.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Southwestern University School of Law
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis, Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, California State University, Los Angeles

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Mexican-American Bar Association
  • Pasadena Bar Association

Professional Recognition

  • Southern California Super Lawyer (2015-2017)
  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013-2014)
  • Top 40 Litigators Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates (2014-2017)
  • Top Attorney, Pasadena Magazine (2013-2017)
  • AVVO Rated 10/10 “Superb” (2013-2017)

Professional Certifications

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Certified Forensic Interviewer, International Association of Interviewers

Board Memberships

  • Leadership Pasadena – Director
  • Cal State LA Alumni Association – Director at Large
  • Pasadena Unified School District Law & Public Service Academy – Advisory Board Co-Chair
  • California Employment Lawyers Association Immigrant Employee Rights Committee – Co-Chair
  • Adelante Youth Alliance – Advisory Board Member