What California Employers Need to Know

Covering Everything Required Under AB 685: the Who, What, When, and How
  • AB 685 and Employers’ Reporting Requirements
  • Compliance Related to COVID-19
  • OSHA Citations, Serious Violations and Orders Prohibiting Use (OPU)/Worksite Shut Downs
  • Safety Measure Requirements
  • Employee & Local Public Health Agency Notifications
  • Overlap of SB 1159 and AB 685
Join EPIC and Hanna Brophy December 9!

Webinar: 9:00 to 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Q&A: 10:00 to 10:30 AM Pacific Time


More About Hanna Brophy, California’s Original Workers’ Compensation Defense Firm

Hanna, Brophy, MacLean, McAleer & Jensen, LLP (“Hanna Brophy”) opened in 1943 in San Francisco’s historic Merchant Exchange Building. From the beginning, the practice has been dedicated to representing defendants in workers’ compensation and related cases. Warren Hanna authored the original and most recognized workers’ compensation treatise, The California Law of Employee Injuries and Workers’ Compensation; this treatise is commonly cited as “Hanna.”

Don Brophy expanded the firm’s statewide reputation by flying himself to represent defendants in cities such as Fresno, Sacramento, and Bakersfield. Don’s flight path mapped the direction and future progression of the firm, with many of his stops becoming permanent Hanna Brophy offices.

At the conclusion of World War II, some of the country’s brightest litigators joined the firm after returning from the war. Among them were Bob MacLean, Edward McAleer, and Herbert Jensen. Visit hannabrophy.com

Our Speakers

D. Pat McAleer | Partner, Hanna Brophy
Pat McAleer has been representing employers in all aspects of employment practice litigation, including serious & willful misconduct claims, Cal/OSHA litigation, 132a discrimination claims, wage & hour claims, insurance coverage disputes, FEHA/EEOC discrimination claims, uninsured employers concerns, insurance rate disputes, and WCIRB litigation since 1979. Mr. McAleer represents public and private self-insured employers and workers’ compensation insurance carriers before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB). He also represents public entities before the public employees retirement system. He has appeared on behalf of California employers and has argued cases before the California District Court of Appeals as well as the California Supreme Court. Mr. McAleer serves as a judge pro tem at the WCAB.

Brenna Hampton | Office Managing Partner, San Diego, Hanna Brophy
Brenna Hampton is the managing partner of our San Diego office and a California State Bar certified workers’ compensation legal specialist. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in political science, theory, and debate. In 2005, she was admitted to the California State Bar after obtaining her Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego, where she earned special designation as a distinguished advocate on the client counseling and negotiation teams and where she served double-tenure as president of the law school’s Women’s Law Caucus. She joined Hanna Brophy in 2006 and defends insurance carriers and self-insured employers in all areas of workers’ compensation with an emphasis on creative problem-solving.

Michael Mazzoni, Jr. | Associate Attorney, Hanna Brophy
Michael A. Mazzoni, Jr. joined Hanna Brophy’s Fresno office in 2013. He represents self-insured private employers, insurance carriers, and governmental entities in all aspects of workers’ compensation. He also defends 132a and S&W cases. Mike received his Bachelor’s degree in 2008, graduating magna cum laude from Loyola Marymount University. In 2013, Mike earned his Juris Doctor from San Joaquin College of Law and was admitted to the California State Bar in the same year. Mike also speaks Spanish fluently. Prior to working for Hanna Brophy, Mike was a clerk for the judges of the Madera County Superior Court and worked at a criminal defense firm, obtaining invaluable courtroom experience. His personal philosophy is to always be prepared and thorough, to remain a student of the law, and to zealously advocate for our clients.

For more information about this event, please contact Julia Moore at julia.moore@epicbrokers.com.

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