NOTE: BOXER & GERSON STRONGLY SUPPORTS ASSEMBLY BILL 5 AND ITS INCREASED PROTECTIONS FOR CALIFORNIA WORKERS IN THIS UNCERTAIN ECONOMY
Close to 50 attorneys, legal assistants, secretaries, clerks, and office personnel celebrated the end of year Holidays together at the Fat Lady in Oakland. An added special celebration was for the retirement of Cheryl Murphy after almost 32 years with the firm. Cheryl worked primarily for founding partners Stewart Boxer and, later, Michael Gerson but […]
The firm announced that Gary B. Roth of the Civil Litigation Practice Group will become a partner effective 1/1/2014. Mr. Roth joined the firm in 2007 after relocating from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. He is a graduate of the Louisiana State University as well as LSU Law School and formerly was a partner in […]
Founding partners Stewart Boxer and Michael Gerson and their spouses, Senator Barbara Boxer and Jamie Gerson, co-hosted a reception for many friends in labor. Attendees included officers, business agents, shop stewards, and rank and file members of many Bay Area unions including the Teamsters, Machinists, UFCW, SEIU, Ironworkers, and others.
Once again the firm, along with an increasing number of local firm co-sponsors and with the help of Rotunda Partners, the building owners and management, hosted a Rotunda Reception for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s Annual Toy Drive for Oakland youth. Over $13,000 was raised in addition to hundreds of donated toys. Thank yous to Maria […]
Loyal followers of Workers’ Compensation Practice Group partner Julius Young’s award winning blog, WorkersCompZone, can now follow him on Twitter at julius Young@WorkersCompZone. See home page for link as well.
Workers’ Compensation Practice Group attorney Arjuna Farnsworth presented on two separate panels at the California Applicants’ Attorney’s Association annual Monterey Rating Seminar. Arjuna spoke on DFEC (diminished future earning capacity) as well as how to rebut the standard modifiers.
Julius Young, partner in the WC Practice Group, joined former “Work Comp Guys” colleague, Jake Jacobsmeyer, on a panel addressing the “Top 10 Developments in WC in 2013” at a seminar In LA.
WC Practice Group partner Maria Sager was named Chair of the Board of Directors of Oakland’s Centro Legal de la Raza which sponsors clinical programs in a variety of legal fields in the Fruitvale and all of Oakland and the East Bay. Centro Legal also sponsors the Youth Law Academy which matches Oakland youth interested […]
Gary Lee, a partner in the WC Practice Group, has been volunteering pro bono in the ongoing clinic program sponsored by the Asian Law Caucus in San Francisco.
The firm has been invited to present on workers’ compensation issues and handle all inquiries in that area on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Mexican Consulate and on the 3rd Monday of each month at the Guatemalan Consulate. Thanks go to Maria Sager for her outreach and participation in getting this project […]