Boxer & Gerson in the News

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 […]


February 5, 2019
Arnold and Speers Present At CAAA Winter Convention

Boxer & Gerson attorneys Bert Arnold and Tiffany Speers sat on separate expert panels over the four-day Winter Convention of the California Applicants Attorneys Association (CAAA) held from January 24-27 at the Sheraton Hotel in San Diego. The event attracted some 1,000 workers’ compensation attorneys from around the state who were pursuing continuing education hours […]


January 24, 2019
Sager Presents on Statewide Ethics Panel

The subject of professional ethics never goes off the radar in the legal profession, so much so that members of the California State Bar are required to take four hours of continuing education in the subject every three years, along with an additional hour each on the subjects of substance abuse and the recognition of […]


January 7, 2019
Litvack Succeeds Harrigan As Boxer & Gerson Managing Partner

Workers’ compensation attorney Justin Litvack has been selected by his fellow partners at Boxer & Gerson, LLP as the managing partner effective January, 2019, exactly a year after becoming a partner. The managing partner is responsible for managing the day-to-day functions of the firm’s more than 50 attorneys, legal assistants and support staff in four […]


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 […]