Boxer & Gerson in the News

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 […]


March 15, 2019
Local Booktalk Honors Trailblazing Supreme Court Justices

A book written about the first two women in United States history named to the Supreme Court was the subject of a brown bag lunch today at the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board offices in Oakland. The “Sisters in Law Booktalk” event was organized and hosted by Judge Therese Da Silva of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 15, 2018
Sager Joins Workers’ Comp Statewide Panels

Certified Worker’s Compensation Specialist and Boxer & Gerson Partner Maria Sager has kept a steady pace of appearances around the state in recent years, addressing audiences sometimes comprised of fellow attorneys learning about the workers’ comp system and other times filled with union members there to learn about their rights in case of on-the-job injuries. […]


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

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 […]