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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


August 14, 2018
Boxer & Gerson Takes Union Friends Out to the Ballgame

Boxer & Gerson helped the resurgent Oakland A’s add to their home attendance on August 4 as the firm put a new twist on its traditional “Union Night At the Ballpark” by making it a family-friendly event. The pleasant summer afternoon-turned-to-evening featured a pregame tailgate party that accommodated some 125 people of all ages in […]


July 30, 2018
Alameda Firefighters Pancake Breakfast Benefits Burn Foundation

Even as a number of their firefighters were deployed to distant locations around California where an onslaught of summer fires has been keeping the state on edge, the Alameda Fire Department carved out time to conduct its Annual Pancake Breakfast yesterday, July 29, as a charity fundraiser for the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation. Boxer & Gerson attorneys […]


July 19, 2018
Sager Addresses Prelaw Boot Campers From Diversity Legal Pipeline

Boxer & Gerson Partner Maria Sager took part in a two-person attorney panel last week with Jose Padilla, the executive director of California Rural Legal Assistance, as the veteran lawyers addressed a prelaw boot camp organized by Centro Legal de la Raza’s Diversity Legal Pipeline (DLP). The program was held at the Alameda County Law Library […]