Boxer & Gerson in the News

August 2, 2018
Sager’s KIQI Interview Highlights Labor Rights Week & YLA Intern

  Boxer & Gerson Partner Maria Sager’s monthly radio show on Spanish language station KIQI had two extra guests last week. The show, hosted by KIQI’s Michelle White, generally features a Q&A portion with Sager that covers some aspect of the workers’ compensation world and often includes an additional guest drawn from the legal or human […]


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 […]


May 24, 2018
Sager and Farnsworth Address Marin Community Groups

  Boxer & Gerson attorneys Maria Sager and Arjuna Farnsworth traveled north to Marin County on May 18 to discuss workers’ compensation law with a group from Legal Aid of Marin and the Canal Community Alliance. The visit served to help educate staff members and others involved with the two community groups so they can in turn better inform clients who come to them […]


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

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

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 […]


February 14, 2018
Arnold and Sager Go to Stanford for SEIU Local 2007

  Boxer & Gerson Partners Bert Arnold and Maria Sager headed south to Stanford University last week to discuss workers’ compensation with a group of shop stewards from Local 2007 of the Service Employees International Union. The union represents university employees in food services, landscaping, maintenance, custodial services, carpentry and many other jobs.  Shop stewards […]


December 13, 2017
Mayor’s Toy Drive Reception Nets Record Haul for Oakland Kids

The Oakland workers’ compensation community and many others showed up in force last week to support the city’s disadvantaged children, and the result was a record haul of toys and cash raised for the Oakland Mayor’s Toy Drive’s Ninth Annual Opening Reception. The gala event drew some 250 people to Boxer & Gerson’s downtown offices in […]


November 16, 2017
Boxer & Gerson to Host Oakland Mayor’s Toy Drive Reception for Ninth Year

The 39th Annual Oakland Mayor’s Toy Drive will return for the ninth straight year for its opening reception to the offices of Boxer & Gerson, LLP in the Rotunda Building at Frank G Ogawa Plaza on December 7. The firm began the reception in 2009 as strictly an in-house affair encouraging employees to donate to […]


October 17, 2017
Sager Presents to Hispanic Chamber; Assumes Vice Chair for State Bar Committee

  Boxer & Gerson Partner Maria Sager recently sat on a featured panel at the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention held in Rohnert Park. The two-day late August conference, entitled “Building Bridges to a Stronger Tomorrow,” attracted some 300 employers from around the state and beyond, and was held at the DoubleTree Hilton Wine County Hotel.    Sager’s panel discussion, “California Employer’s Guide […]


August 16, 2017
Boxer & Gerson Trio Presents to Teamsters in Vallejo

Boxer & Gerson, LLP Attorneys John Harrigan, Maria Sager and Eric Ritigstein teamed up last Saturday, August 12 to make an educational presentation to Teamsters Local 315 members in Vallejo. It was the second time in a month that attorneys from the firm participated in a Local 315 event, partners Dennis Popalardo and Gary Roth […]