Each of our four attorneys is certified as a specialist in workers’ compensation law through the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Work injury claims are the exclusive focus of our firm except for Social Security Disability claims, which often pick up where workers’ comp ends.
Susan Fields has been with the firm since 1979 when she started as a law clerk. She has been representing injured workers throughout Southern California since 1981, when she was admitted to the State Bar of California. Ms. Fields has served as a judge pro tem and is the managing partner of the firm. In addition, Susan Fields has been honored every year since 2006 as among the top five percent of all Southern California attorneys in the area of workers’ compensation.
Robert Katz has devoted his entire legal career exclusively to workers’ compensation matters and has vast trial experience. Mr. Katz was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1980 and has been with our firm since 1997. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a defense attorney, which gives him a unique perspective on work injuries. He has likewise been recognized as among the top five percent of workers’ compensation attorneys in Southern California.
Mark Sherry started with the firm as a law clerk in 1986. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1991 and has been representing injured workers throughout Southern California at our firm ever since. Mr. Sherry is one of the most respected lawyers in the California workers’ compensation community, and he has been selected every year since 2009 for inclusion in Southern California Super Lawyers, which is reserved for the top five percent of attorneys as judged by their legal peers.
Having grown up under the tutelage of his father Mark Sherry, a well-respected workers’ compensation attorney, Brett learned at an early age that a truly rewarding legal career starts with hard work, dedication, and helping others. This lesson is what led Brett to become a zealous advocate for his clients, fighting for their rights and maximizing the results of each and every case. Brett has always believed in connecting with his clients in order to fully understand their needs and that such a relationship is built upon communication and making himself available to his clients.
Any person who makes or causes to be made knowingly false or fraudulent material statements or material representation for the purpose of obtaining or denying workers’ compensation benefits or payment is guilty of a felony. Toda aquella persona que sablendo tapa o causa que se produzca cual quier falsas o fraudulentas alegaciones o representación de trabajadores es culpable de un crimen mayor.