September 16, 2020
B+G partner Maria Antonieta Sager reflects on how law firms can improve diversity among equity partners

Maria Antonieta Sager, Partner, published an article in ABA Journal, reflecting on a staggering statistic put out by a recent ABA study: Only 2% of equity partners at large law firms are women of color—a number that hasn’t changed in the past 20 years. Having emigrated to the U.S. at age four with her parents, […]


September 20, 2018
UC Berkeley Student Harvests Fruits of Summer Internship

Cecilia Cropped - Best Personal Injury Attorney - Boxer & Gerson Attorneys at Law, LLP

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 […]


May 14, 2018
Law School Beckons for Former YLA Summer Intern Lilian Lopez

Lilian Undergrad Graduation - Disability Lawyer - Boxer & Gerson Attorneys at Law, LLP

Lilian Lopez, a 2014 summer legal intern for Boxer & Gerson under the auspices of Centro Legal de la Raza’s Youth Law Academy (YLA), is headed to law school next fall at the University of California, Davis. This notable achievement is further enhanced by her status as the first graduate of the YLA program ever to […]


April 9, 2018
Sager Joins Centro Legal de la Raza Youth Law Academy Advisory Board

Justice - San Francisco Workers Compensation Lawyer - Boxer & Gerson Attorneys at Law, LLP

Boxer & Gerson Partner and Workers’ Compensation Specialist Maria Sager has joined the Advisory Board of Centro Legal de la Raza’s Youth Law Academy (YLA), a program whose mission is to inspire high school students from underserved populations to pursue the study of law. Sager served on Oakland-based Centro Legal’s Board of Directors for the past seven […]


January 27, 2017
Conference To Focus on Challenges Facing Immigrant Latino Workers

Latino Workers Symposium Poster - Workers Union - Boxer & Gerson Attorneys at Law, LLP

The plight of immigrant Latino workers will be the focus of a half-day conference sponsored by the California Applicant Attorneys Association (CAAA) on February 8 at the Citizen Hotel in Sacramento. “Death, Denials & Discrimination: A Conversation” will bring together a dozen distinguished figures from the state’s labor, legislative and legal sectors to provide expert […]