Boxer & Gerson in the News

December 15, 2016
Boxer & Gerson Joins Union Holiday Celebrations

Holiday Wreath

Boxer & Gerson, LLP attorneys continued their longtime support of local unions by attending simultaneous holiday luncheons across the bay from each other on December 2. The Building & Construction Trades Council (BCTC) of Alameda County held its 42nd Annual Holiday Luncheon at the Oakland Airport, where Boxer & Gerson Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialists Dennis […]


December 8, 2016
Justin Litvack Presents At State Bar—Then Joins An Executive Committee

Boxer & Gerson, LLP’s Justin Litvack recently celebrated a couple of banner days with the California State Bar, where he has been a member since 2005. On September 30, he made a presentation to the bar’s annual meeting in San Diego, where he spoke on the subject of, “Mastering the MSC” (mandatory settlement conference). His […]


November 30, 2016
Boxer & Gerson to Host Oakland Mayor’s Toy Drive Reception

Brother Sister at Christmas

Boxer & Gerson, LLP’s tradition of hosting the kickoff reception for the annual Oakland Mayor’s Toy Drive will be renewed on December 8 from 5-8 p.m. at the firm’s home offices in the Rotunda Building of the Frank G Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland. The toy drive, now in its 36th year, collects toys and distributes them […]


November 17, 2016
Senator Barbara Boxer Honored At Union Labor Party Event

Barbara Boxer

Some 500 people turned out to honor retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer on November 10 at a special banquet at the Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco. The event was sponsored by the Bay Area Union Labor Party, a political action committee and forum for the cause of working people and unions. The party is […]


November 3, 2016
Boxer & Gerson Recognized Again As U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

In a repeat of its performance ratings last year from the prestigious U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings, Boxer & Gerson, LLP has again been named a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” for the metropolitan Oakland area in two of its specialty practice areas: workers’ compensation and personal injury. The awards are based on […]


October 25, 2016
Affirming the American Dream At Meadow Homes

Maria Sager

Boxer & Gerson Partner Maria Sager’s visit to Meadow Homes Elementary School in Concord on October 7 carried a special resonance as she addressed a group of parents from Spanish-speaking countries who were recently arrived in the United States. Sager is herself a graduate of Meadow Homes, where she began school as a 6-year-old who […]


October 6, 2016
Boxer & Gerson to Host Centro Legal YLA Mentorship Kickoff

Boxer-&-Gerson-mentoring-trees

Boxer & Gerson LLP’s stately headquarters office in the Rotunda Building at Frank G Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland will play host to Centro Legal de La Raza’s “Mentorship Kick-Off” event for its Youth Law Academy (YLA) on October 12.  The reception will take place from 5-7 p.m. and feature guest comments by Wilma Gandoy, consul […]


September 30, 2016
Michael Gerson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award by California State Bar

Michael Gerson

Michael Gerson, co-founder of Boxer & Gerson, LLP, will be honored tonight by the California State Bar with a “lifetime achievement” award at its 89th Annual Meeting in San Diego. The festivities will take place on the conference’s second of four nights at the Marriott Marquis & Marina Hotel. Gerson will be one of six legal professionals […]


September 28, 2016
Boxer & Gerson, LLP Hosts Kids’ Chance California Annual Board Meeting

Happy Graduate

Boxer & Gerson, LLP was pleased to provide its downtown Oakland headquarters building at Frank G. Ogawa Plaza for the annual meeting of the Kids’ Chance of California Board of Directors on September 26. The 11-member board includes Boxer & Gerson Partner Dennis Popalardo, now in his fifth year of board service to the nonprofit […]


September 26, 2016
Workers’ Comp on the Agenda With Alameda Firefighters Executive Board

Firefighters on the job

Boxer & Gerson Partner Dennis Popalardo paid a visit to the executive board meeting of the Alameda Firefighters, IAFF Local 689, on September 26 to discuss a variety of workers’ compensation issues. The executive board is comprised of 11 members who see to the administration of the union local, part of the 300,000-strong International Association […]