Boxer & Gerson in the News

December 19, 2018
Boxer & Gerson Hosts 10th Annual Mayor’s Toy Drive Reception

The Oakland Mayor’s Toy Drive celebrated its 40th Anniversary last week by carrying on multiple traditions that included the 10th anniversary of Boxer & Gerson hosting the drive’s Opening Reception. The coinciding anniversaries made for perhaps the most festive occasion yet as the event raised a record $35,266 to buy toys for Oakland’s disadvantaged children. […]


November 30, 2018
Mayor’s Toy Drive Celebrates Two Anniversaries

Boxer & Gerson will be helping to celebrate two milestones on December 11 when the firm hosts the opening reception for the annual Oakland Mayor’s Toy Drive for the 10th consecutive year. That decade of gatherings at which Boxer & Gerson rolls out the carpet for the Oakland workers’ compensation community coincides with the Toy Drive’s […]


November 16, 2018
Popalardo Elected to Full-Term on Alameda Health Board

Having filled a vacant position since May, 2017 when the City of Alameda Health Care District Board of Directors appointed him to serve a remaining term, Boxer & Gerson Partner Dennis Popalardo handily won re-election last week with 69% of the vote in the contested election. He will serve a full two-year term and will be eligible […]


November 7, 2018
Gerson and Harrigan Reap “Best Lawyers” Recognition

Boxer & Gerson Partners Michael Gerson and John Harrigan were recently named to the coveted “Best Lawyers” list for Northern California in the specialty area of workers’ compensation by the Wall Street Journal, with Gerson winning additional accolades as “Lawyer of the Year” in his specialty and geographic area. “Best Lawyers” produces a stand-alone publication honoring its award recipients around the […]


October 23, 2018
B&G Quartet Attends Women Lawyers Dinner

A quartet of lawyers from Boxer & Gerson enjoyed the short hop over to Jack London Square earlier this month to attend the Women Lawyers of Alameda County (WLAC) 2018 Judges’ Dinner at Scott’s Seafood. Tiffany Speers, Maria Sager, Deirdre Mochel and Dikla Dolev (left to right above) are all part of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group. […]


October 19, 2018
Boxer & Gerson Swings Away At Ed Lee Legacy Golf Tourney

The late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was a tireless fan, participant and advocate for sporting events and their role in building healthy communities and vibrant economies. He was all the more enthusiastic when events such as his San Francisco Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament, which ran from 2012 to 2017, could also benefit charities dear […]


October 15, 2018
Sager Joins Workers’ Comp Statewide Panels

Certified Worker’s Compensation Specialist and Boxer & Gerson Partner Maria Sager has kept a steady pace of appearances around the state in recent years, addressing audiences sometimes comprised of fellow attorneys learning about the workers’ comp system and other times filled with union members there to learn about their rights in case of on-the-job injuries. […]


October 9, 2018
Mochel and Speers Present to Stanford Nurses Union

Boxer & Gerson Associate Attorneys Deirdre Mochel and Tiffany Speers teamed up last week to make a presentation on California workers’ compensation procedures, rights and benefits to a group of some 200 people at the annual convention of the Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement (CRONA). The event was held at the Fremont Hills Country Club in Los […]


September 27, 2018
Boxer & Gerson Hosts EBLRLA Mixer

Boxer & Gerson’s office in the stately Rotunda Building at Frank H Ogawa Plaza welcomed some 50 members of the East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association (EBLRLA) at an annual mixer on September 6. The event brought together attorneys, judges and law students in the EBLRLA community for after-hours networking  and social interaction in the firm’s […]


September 20, 2018
UC Berkeley Student Harvests Fruits of Summer Internship

Employing a student intern from the Youth Law Academy (YLA) program at Oakland-based advocacy organization Centro Legal de la Raza has become a summertime tradition for Boxer & Gerson. The firm’s eighth consecutive year of participating in the program saw them play host to Oakland native Cecilia Almaraz, who shortly after completing her internship under […]