Alan Romero, a 2019 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 Lawyers.

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 fifth-generation Angeleno, Mr. Romero is natively fluent in Spanish.

Top 10 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2019, Alan Romero. TopVerdict.com

Top 50 Verdicts in California in 2019, Alan Romero. TopVerdict.com

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Education

  • Juris Doctor, Southwestern Law School
  • 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

  • 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
  • State Bar 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
  • American Association for Justice
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Mexican-American Bar Association
  • Pasadena Bar Association

Professional Recognition

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist (2020)
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers (2020)
  • TopVerdicts – Top 50 California Jury Verdicts (2019)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Rated AV Preeminent (2019)
  • Southern California Super Lawyer (2015-2020)
  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013-2014)
  • Top 40 Litigators Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates (2014-2019)
  • Top Attorney, Pasadena Magazine (2013-2020)
  • AVVO Rated 10.0/10.0 “Superb” (2013-2020)

Professional Certifications

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Board Memberships

  • Southwestern Law School Alumni Association Board of Directors – Director at Large
  • Cal State LA Alumni Association Board of Directors – Director at Large