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Alan Romero

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Pasadena, CA

Romero Law, APC
251 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 930
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626-461-9883
Fax: 626-396-9990
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed in California Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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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 jury verdicts include a historic $8.1MM jury verdict in a Fair Employment and Housing case arising out of public corruption in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in 2019, the largest employment-related verdict against the Department and one of the largest public employee verdicts of all time.  Mr. Romero represents California whistleblowers and employees who have been victims of workplace retaliation, discrimination, and harassment.  Mr. Romero has achieved various optimal results for clients at the trial and appellate levels, and is currently representing a number of whistleblower Deputies who have uncovered a secret, violent criminal gang inside the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.  Alan Romero was also named one of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers in 2020 and 2021.  Mr. Romero has served as an instructor at both the CELA Trial College and the CAALA Plaintiff's Trial Academy.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law


9 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

About Alan Romero

First Admitted: 2007, California

Professional Webpage:


Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Pasadena High School’s Law and Public Service Academy, Mock Trial instructor
  • 2020 CELA Convention, Presenter, Trial Themes: Plugging in Your Jury, California Employment Lawyers Association, 2020

Pro bono/Community Service

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


  • Trademark practice on behalf of various corporate clients
  • Negotiation and consummation of various international film distribution agreements
  • Incorporated, and established a complex corporate structure for, a $50,000,000 international startup vehicle and its attendant business entities, 2013
  • Successful transfer of ownership of a multi-million-dollar armed security and executive protection concern
  • Advise clients with respect to numerous multi-million-dollar international finance, real estate development, and commercial construction matters

Educational Background

  • California State University, Los Angeles, B.A., in Political Science, 2003
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis), 2011

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California Employment Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, 2020
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals For 9th Circuit, 2007
  • Pasadena Bar Association, 2011
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2013
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 2008
  • Mexican American Bar Association, 2010
  • Life Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2012
  • Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2010
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 2007
  • California Employment Lawyers Association - Legislative Committee, 2012
  • State Bar of California - Litigation Section, 2007

Representative Clients

  • Pacific Alliance Bank, Inc. - Litigation Counsel, 2012
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, LLC - Litigation Counsel, 2009
  • Beach Cities Protective Services Worldwide, 2010
  • Philadelphia Insurance Companies, Inc. - Litigation Counsel, 2012
  • STARZ Entertainment, LLC - Litigation Counsel, 2009
  • Overture Films, LLC - Litigation Counsel, 2012
  • National Film Laboratories, Inc. - Litigation Counsel, 2010
  • Liberty Media Corporation - Litigation Counsel, 2012
  • Multivisionnaire Pictures, Inc., Litigation Counsel, 2010
  • STARZ, Inc. - Litigation Counsel, 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (Reg. No.  654760), 2013
  • California Real Estate Broker (Lic. No. 01709922), 2005
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Reg. No. 1-13-14235), 2013


  • Andrew Rodriguez v. County of Los angeles - $8,115,000 Jury Verdict, 2019
  • STARZ Entertainment, LLC v. Lindsay Dunlap and Ember Entertainment, Inc. $3,054,694.45, 2010
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, LLC v. BF1 Films, LLC and Jeffry Yordy - $2,769,382.93, 2012
  • John L. Campbell v. Liberty Media Corporation - Final Dismissal in Favor of Client, 2012
  • STARZ Entertainment, LLC v. Lindsay Dunlap, et al. - Jury Verdict for Intentional Misrepresentation (Fraud) Upheld in California's 2nd District Court of Appeals, 2013
  • Jane Doe v. Roe Corporation - $247,000.000, 2009
  • Rebecca Bolanos v. Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles - Petition for Writ of Mandate (Granted), 2008
  • Confidential v. Confidential - $2,000,000.00 Savings in Marital Dissolution Proceedings, 2012
  • Rebecca Bolanos v. Darbun Enterprises, University Children's Medical Group, et al. - $1,500,00.00, 2008
  • Sahak Ekshian v. JAGR Vertices, Inc. and Jacob Parseghian - $605,784.93, 2012
  • Confidential v. Confidential - $8,000,000.00 Savings in Marital Dissolution Proceedings, 2011
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, LLC v. John Yuka & Giulia Family Trust, et al., Judgment – Cancellation of Fraudulent Transfer Documents and Trust Deeds for $10MM Property, 2014


  • , Top500 Employment Lawyers, LawDragon, 2020
  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013-2014
  • , Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 2020
  • ., Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell®, 2019
  • 2014-2019, Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Southern California Super Lawyer, 2015-2018
  • Life Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2012
  • 2013-Present, Rated 10/10 "Exceptional", Avvo
  • 2013-2018, Top Attorney, Pasadena Magazine
  • Life Member, Seven Figure Lawyers, 2013
  • Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2010

Industry Groups

  • Employees
  • Whistleblowers


  • “Gifted trial attorney who perseveres for each of his clients.”
  • “Alan is a fantastic business litigator who has the natural aptitude to handle complex cases while simplifying them for a jury to understand. His charm can be irresistible.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Alan Romero

251 S. Lake Avenue
Suite 930
Pasadena, CA 91101

Phone: 626-461-9883

Fax: 626-396-9990

Last Updated: 6/23/2022

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