Press

OMLO attorneys are industry leaders within their respective fields and are often turned to by publications for insight for various legal matters. View OMLO’s latest press mentions below.

January 13, 2022

Jesse Jauregui Joins OMLO as Of Counsel

OMLO is pleased to announce that Jesse Jauregui has joined the firm as Of Counsel, bringing a wealth of experience to the firm’s Municipal and Labor and Employment Practice Groups. Mr. Jauregui’s distinguished background includes serving ...... Read More

December 6, 2021

Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal Highlights OMLO’s Growth and Success in Firm Profile

The Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal recently published a profile of OMLO entitled “Community Service” which highlights the origins of the firm, the deep ties the firm’s attorneys have with the communities they ...... Read More

May 26, 2021

Tom Madruga’s Article “Where Do We Go From Here?” Published in the Daily Journal

OMLO Partner Thomas M. Madruga’s article “Where Do We Go From Here?” was recently published by the Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal. In the article, Madruga considers whether the current legal system is ...... Read More

May 25, 2021

Tom Madruga Represents Compton Unified in Landmark Case to Eliminate UC Regents’ Use of “Discriminatory” Standardized Tests

OMLO Partner Thomas M. Madruga successfully represented Compton Unified School District in a groundbreaking lawsuit seeking to prevent the University of California (UC) from considering standardized test scores, including the SAT and ACT, as part of ...... Read More

March 5, 2021

Compton USD Leadership Discusses School Re-Openings During COVID With KPCC/NPR

Superintendent Darin Brawley and Board of Trustees President Micah Ali of OMLO client Compton Unified School District made an appearance on KPCC/NPR’s “Take Two” on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 to discuss school re-openings in the face of the ongoing global COVID-19 ...... Read More

February 24, 2021

David F. Gondek Honored by City of El Monte for Years of Service

OMLO is proud to share that the City of El Monte and OutFront Media have partnered to honor late OMLO attorney David F. Gondek with a month-long electronic billboard display on Peck Road in El ...... Read More

February 11, 2021

Rick Olivarez Tapped to Serve on Board of Directors for PCI Media

OMLO is proud to announce that our Managing partner, Rick Olivarez, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors for PCI Media. PCI Media’s mission is social change through education and communication, combining ...... Read More

February 3, 2021

OMLO Proudly Announces the Launch of the Firm’s New Website

We at OMLO are pleased to announce the launch of our new website, designed and developed to better inform and serve our clients and others with specific legal needs. We invite you to explore and ...... Read More

December 3, 2020

OMLO Partner Lloyd Pilchen Publishes Article on River Reversal in The American Surveyor

OMLO Partner Lloyd Pilchen’s article on river reversal, “Waterways and Earth Days Part 1,” was recently featured in The American Surveyor‘s November 2020 issue. In the article, Lloyd discusses historical and current issues of water rights surrounding ...... Read More

September 2, 2020

Judge rules University of California System can’t use SAT and ACT tests for admissions

Today (September 1, 2020,) a judge in Alameda County announced a groundbreaking decision in Kawika Smith v. Regents of the University of California, granting a preliminary injunction that requires the UC system to stop using ...... Read More

February 20, 2018

Thomas M. Madruga and Deborah Lee-Germain Obtain Favorable Settlement After Seven Day Trial

Congratulations to Thomas M. Madruga and Deborah Lee-Germain who argued successfully for Settlement in the matter of Gabrielle G. Lopez v. City of Inglewood.... Read More

February 6, 2018

Rick Olivarez joins LA Latino Chamber of Commerce

As of January 2018, Rick Olivarez was appointed to the board of the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce. The LALCC supports Latino owned businesses in Los Angeles county.... Read More

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