Boxer & Gerson in the News

November 27, 2019
Women Lawyers Dinner a Night to Remember

  Boxer & Gerson attorneys Maria Sager and Deirdre Mochel represented the firm at the recent Women Lawyers of Alameda County  Judges Dinner that drew a large contingent of women attorneys to Scott’s Seafood Restaurant at Oakland’s Jack London Square. The annual gathering is an occasion for recognizing newly appointed women justices, judges, and commissioners; honoring award […]


November 25, 2019
Popalardo Recognized for Long Service to Kids’ Chance of California

Kids’ Chance of California, the nonprofit organization devoted to funding need-based college scholarships for children of workers killed or seriously injured on the job, surprised Boxer & Gerson Partner Dennis Popalardo at the firm’s regular calendar meeting last week by popping in to present him with a plaque honoring his eight years of service as […]


November 18, 2019
B&G Contingent Attends California ChangeLawyers Reception

  Imagining a different legal landscape that more resembles the diversity of 21st century America was the vision projected last month at a reception held at UC Hastings School of Law for California ChangeLawyers and attended by a trio of Boxer & Gerson attorneys.  “One of the most inspiring events I have ever witnessed” was how […]


November 7, 2019
B&G, Harrigan, Gerson, All Win Best Lawyers® Honors

The Boxer & Gerson firm at large and longtime Partners John Harrigan and Michael Gerson have won recognition in the annual Best Lawyers in America© survey for 2020 in the legal specialty of workers’ compensation. The awards were granted for the Oakland Metropolitan Area, with the firm winning “Best Law Firm” designation and Harrigan winning […]


October 30, 2019
Turning 40 With Tradeswomen, Inc.

Having been founded in 1977 and long since turned the corner on its own adulthood, Boxer & Gerson was honored and pleased to help Tradeswomen, Inc. usher in its 40th anniversary last month at a gala dinner held in the very Rotunda Building in downtown Oakland that houses the Boxer & Gerson offices. The firm […]


October 25, 2019
Happy 50th, Centro Legal de la Raza!

Representatives from Boxer & Gerson joined more than 250 other supporters from around the Bay Area on October 12 for a gathering at the Oakland Museum honoring the 50th Anniversary of Centro Legal de la Raza, the Oakland-based nonprofit dedicated to serving vulnerable community members facing challenges related to poverty, immigration, housing, employment, crime, incarceration […]


October 16, 2019
Sager Trades Posts in Statewide Lawyer Group

    Boxer & Gerson Partner Maria Sager had about 90 minutes between leadership positions with the California Lawyers Association (CLA) last weekend as the organization held its annual meeting in Monterey. Sager no sooner completed her one-year term as Chair of CLA’S Workers’ Compensation Section Executive Committee at 1 p.m. than she was sworn […]


October 1, 2019
B&G Duffers Tee Off With Teamsters

Boxer & Gerson Partners Justin Litvack and Gary Lee

Two Boxer & Gerson attorneys took to the links last week on the Monterey Peninsula to lend the firm’s support to the Teamsters Joint Council 7 All Charities Golf Tournament. Managing Partner Justin Litvack and Partner Gary Lee (left to right above) teamed up for the 18-hole tour of Black Horse Golf Course, perched on […]


September 18, 2019
Sager Named Workers’ Comp Attorney for SF Mexican Consulate

Boxer & Gerson Partner Maria Sager was appointed last month to the official position of Consulate Attorney (“Abogado Consultor”) for the Mexican Consulate of San Francisco.  The event was marked by a small ceremony kicking off the consulate’s annual Labor Rights Week observance that ran from Monday August 26 through Friday August 30. Sager has a long […]


August 30, 2019
The California Legislature Should Vote to Pass AB 5

Julius Young sounds off on the urgent need to pass AB5, a California Assembly bill to begin offering “gig economy” workers some of the same rights and benefits afforded to regular employees: