Ms. Blair is a Partner in the Employment and Labor Practice Group and is a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. As a civil litigator with well-developed litigation and negotiation skills, legal research and writing skills, Ms. Blair’s practice focuses on the areas of workers’ compensation defense and third party subrogation.
Ms. Blair’s practice encompasses all aspects of workers’ compensation law, including claims alleging violation of California Labor Code sections 132a and 4553 et seq. (employer serious and willful misconduct). The clients with whom she works include uninsured employers to self-insured employers, with and without third-party administrators, and employers who maintain high retention levels requiring strict oversight of their claims.
Ms. Blair began her career in-house as legal counsel for a third-party administrator litigating workers’ compensation claims for CBS and Paramount Studios. Prior to law school, Ms. Blair administrated employee benefits for the Federal Aviation Administration, including workers’ compensation claims.