Boxer & Gerson in the News

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:


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 […]