Boxer & Gerson in the News

September 16, 2016
B&G Families Join Unions At Annual Labor Day Picnic

Stars and Stripes

Four Boxer & Gerson, LLP attorneys and their families joined a coalition of hosting unions at the Annual Labor Day Picnic at Alameda Point on September 5. The day’s most notable guest was retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, wife of Boxer & Gerson Co-Founder Stewart Boxer. The Boxers joined the families of B&G attorneys Dennis […]


September 14, 2016
Boxer & Gerson to Present At CA Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention

California Employer's Guide to Workers' Compensation

  Boxer & Gerson Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist Maria Sager will be representing Boxer & Gerson, LLP at the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Convention at the Riverside Convention Center in southern California when she sits on a three-person panel addressing workers’ compensation issues. The three-day convention runs from September 21-23 and is expected […]


August 15, 2016
“Lawyer of the Year” Honors for Michael Gerson

Michael Gerson

Thirty-nine years after lending his name to the firm he founded with original partner Stewart Boxer, Michael Gerson recently achieved another punctuation point on his long legal career by winning Best Lawyers® recognition as 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for worker’s compensation in the Oakland metropolitan area. Gerson’s award recognizes his substantial and still ongoing contributions […]


July 29, 2016
Boxer & Gerson Addresses UC’s Largest Employee Union

AFSCME 3299 Logo

Boxer & Gerson attorney Maria Sager was invited back to help educate stewards of the University of California’s largest employee union on their workers’ compensation legal rights in case they suffer an on-the-job injury. Sager, a certified workers’ compensation specialist, had addressed the same union, Local 3299 of the American Federation of State, County and […]


July 26, 2016
Youth Law Academy the Focus on Spanish Radio

Oakland Centro Legal De La Raza

Centro Legal de la Raza’s Youth Law Academy was the focus on Boxer & Gerson attorney Maria Sager’s radio interview show on July 26. Sager is interviewed monthly on Spanish station KIQI by host Michelle White regarding workers’ compensation and other legal issues relevant to the Spanish-speaking community. Her July show featured Youth Law Academy […]


June 15, 2016
Boxer & Gerson Preps for Labor Rights Week At Mexican Consulate

Mexican Consulate

Boxer & Gerson, LLP will participate in Labor Rights Week festivities at the Mexican Consulate in San Francisco for the sixth straight year in 2016. Spanish-speaking attorney Maria Sager visits the consulate monthly to make presentations and answer questions from consulate visitors. On her June visit, she accompanied Alameda Labor Council officials Josie Camacho and […]


June 9, 2016
Arjuna Farnsworth Publishes in Workers’ Compensation Quarterly

Veteran Boxer & Gerson attorney Arjuna Farnsworth had an article accepted and published in the most recent issue of Workers’ Compensation Quarterly, the highly regarded professional journal of the California State Bar Workers’ Compensation Section. Entitled, “Proving Permanent Disability: The Applicant’s Attorney’s Burden,” the article reviewed the many complex factors in play when an injured […]


June 3, 2016
Dennis Popalardo Addresses Walmart Action Event

A group known as “Making Change At Walmart” organized an “action event” in Oakland on June 3, at which Boxer & Gerson Workers’ Compensation Specialist Dennis Popalardo was a featured speaker. The event was intended to highlight the multiple ways that the Walmart Corporation falls short in its commitment to workers’ rights and just compensation. […]


May 20, 2016
B&G Attorney Jenny Jerez Prevails At California Supreme Court

In a case eventually ruled upon by the California Supreme Court, Boxer & Gerson attorney Jenny Jerez prevailed in an action that began with a worker’s back injury in 2002 while employed by the Sealy mattress company. Originally awarded $67,000 for her injury, the worker later appealed after her condition worsened. Jerez took the case […]


May 17, 2016
Shop Stewards Training Mission for B&G Attorneys Popalardo and Litvack

The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 5 invited Boxer & Gerson, LLP attorneys Dennis Popalardo and Justin Litvack to conduct a training on workers’ compensation issues to its shop stewards on May 17 at the union’s headquarters offices in Hayward. Local 5 is highly active as a progressive political force in northern California, […]