Boxer & Gerson in the News

August 13, 2019
Boxer & Gerson Summer Intern Has Eye on Lawyering

  First child in her nuclear family to leave home. First one in her extended family to go to college. With both parents working demanding, physically taxing jobs and money tight, charged with “becoming an adult” by helping to care for her younger brother and sister while a high school student at age 15. These […]


July 30, 2019
Boxer & Gerson Makes Annual Presentation to AFSCME Local 3299 

  For the fourth consecutive year, the University of California’s largest employee union, Local 3299 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), invited Boxer & Gerson Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist Maria Sager to help educate the union’s Member Action Team (MAT) on the finer points of workers’ comp, which team members in turn use […]


June 18, 2019
Nakano Leads B&G Chefs to Medal Round At Bonta Chili-Cookoff 

  Boxer & Gerson’s veteran culinary crew came up big again in California Assemblymember Rob Bonta’s 7th Annual Chili Cook-0ff on June 8. Chili maven Hillary Nakano (to the right of Bonta in the photo) parlayed an old recipe she continues to tweak every year into a third-place finish at the perennially high-spirited event, just […]


May 22, 2019
Big Turnout for Annual Alameda Labor Council Banquet

  Seven Boxer & Gerson attorneys joined some 1,000 other guests and friends of labor last Friday night at the Alameda Labor Council (ALC), AFL-CIO Unity Dinner held at the Oakland Marriott City Center. The annual event is one of the largest labor gatherings in the Bay Area, bringing together key figures representing the 135,000 […]


May 8, 2019
Jerez Wins $2.7 Million Award for Injured HR Director

Back in 2008, a human resources director for a Berkeley pharmacy that was closing down its operations decided to pitch in and help the company move some items around on its floor. Her well-intentioned action went awry when she suffered a severe back injury. Eleven years later, Boxer & Gerson attorney Jenny Jerez has won the […]


April 12, 2019
Renewing Old Ties With Instituto Laboral de la Raza

Instituto Laboral de la Raza held its annual Community Awards Banquet last Saturday, April 6, giving Boxer & Gerson an opportunity to renew its longstanding ties to the organization that has been providing support and legal advocacy services to low income workers and their families in the Bay Area since 1982. Associate Attorneys Hillary Nakano and Dikla […]


April 1, 2019
B&G Sponsors Annual Alameda Fire Fighters Crab Feed

Boxer & Gerson attorneys were once again happy and well-fed sponsors Saturday night at the Seventh Annual Charity Crab Feed organized by Alameda Fire Fighters IAFF Local 689 and the Alameda Education Association. The event has become a staple of island life that benefits local service agency the Alameda Point Collaborative while also providing a fun-filled evening […]


March 15, 2019
Local Booktalk Honors Trailblazing Supreme Court Justices

A book written about the first two women in United States history named to the Supreme Court was the subject of a brown bag lunch today at the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board offices in Oakland. The “Sisters in Law Booktalk” event was organized and hosted by Judge Therese Da Silva of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals […]


February 25, 2019
Boxer & Gerson Joins Oakland Marathon 10th Anniversary Fete

  Boxer & Gerson has signed on as a sponsor for the landmark 10th Anniversary of the Oakland Marathon and Running Festival for 2019. The event will help kick off spring in the Bay Area once again with a weekend of festivities that culminate in race day on Sunday morning, March 24. Some 10,000 runners will toe […]


February 12, 2019
Welcoming New WCAB Commissioner Craig Snellings

A contingent of 10 Boxer & Gerson attorneys paid their respects last week to newly appointed Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board Commissioner Craig Snellings at a reception held in his honor in downtown Oakland. Snellings was appointed to the statewide board in early January by outgoing Governor Jerry Brown and was quickly confirmed by the State […]