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UCLA School of Law
J.D., June 1984
Boalt Hall, Visiting Student

California Bar Admission, June 1989
Occidental College, Honors
University of Sussex, England, 1977-1978 (Studied Law, Economics and Political Science)


April 2010 – Present
Of Counsel as of August 2012
Cohen & Lord, a Professional Corporation
Workers’ Compensation; Labor and Employment litigation

1989 – Present
Represent employers, Workers’ Compensation carriers, and third-party administrators in all aspects of litigation, including Serious & Willful petitions, 132a discrimination cases, catastrophic injury claims, structured settlements, subrogation, insurance audits, conferences and trials before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board throughout California.  Counsel in the creation of a Special Investigations Unit (“SIU”) for a prominent Workers’ Compensation carrier.  Extensive experience in Workers’ Compensation claims in which FEHA/ADA lawsuits are concurrently filed, experience in CAL/OSHA matters and general business litigation.

May 2001 – April 2010
Of Counsel
Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Workers’ Compensation; Labor and Employment litigation

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