Alan J. Romero 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 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. 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 and a Director-at-Large for the alumni associations of Southwestern Law School and California State University at Los Angeles. Formerly, Mr. Romero was the Mock Trial instructor at Pasadena High School’s Law and Public Service Academy. A fifth-generation Angeleno, Mr. Romero is natively fluent in Spanish.