NOTE: BOXER & GERSON STRONGLY SUPPORTS ASSEMBLY BILL 5 AND ITS INCREASED PROTECTIONS FOR CALIFORNIA WORKERS IN THIS UNCERTAIN ECONOMY
Boxer & Gerson, LLP attorney Gary Lee has been appointed to the California State Bar’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section Executive Committee effective September 30, 2010.
The Workers’ Compensation Section of the State Bar of California is charged with working to achieve an efficient and just workers’ compensation delivery system. As a member of the committee, Mr. Lee will help promote better legal practice, education, and legislation affecting the state workers’ compensation system. Mr. Lee is a member of the Legislative and Publications subcommittees.
Lee is a partner at Boxer & Gerson, LLP, and a Certified Specialist in workers’ compensation law with over 23 years experience representing both applicants and defendants. Lee has supported thousands of individuals in various cases relating to workers’ compensation issues. Lee also currently serves on the Bench and Bar Committee for the local Oakland District Office comprised of attorneys representing both applicants and defendants, as well as numerous workers’ compensation judges including the Presiding Judge. In this capacity, Lee assists in formulating policies designed to ensure the smooth administration of the court system at the Oakland District Office.
Lee has lectured on workers’ compensation issues to numerous professional groups and unions. He has volunteered for the Civil Justice Clinic at Hastings College of the Law and has been a Board Member of Asian Psychological Services, a Member of the Alameda County Bar Association and the Asian American Bar Association. Lee is a former Law Clerk for the Asian Law Caucus and continues to devote volunteer hours to that agency. Lee has been a featured speaker at seminars sponsored by the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association, the Industrial Claims Association, and the National Business Institute.
Lee is a graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law where he served as a part of his legal studies, he served as an Intern for the San Francisco Office of the National Labor Relations Board. He received his undergraduate degree from Pomona College in Claremont, California, and has studied at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.