MICHAEL K. MARMER
PARTNER

EDUCATION

Undergraduate, California State University at Long Beach, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1973-1978

Graduate, Southwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1978-1981, Admitted to California Bar 1981

BACKGROUND

Mr. Marmer specializes in the following practice areas: Defense of employers and carriers in workers compensation claims arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (LHWCA), the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, the Defense Base Act (DBA), the War Hazards Compensation Act, as well as representation of employers and carriers in civil subrogation of claims arising under the Jones Act, the Federal Maritime Law, and Suits In Admiralty Act. He also practices defense of workers compensation claims arising under the California Labor Code as well as civil subrogation in the California Superior Courts. I have jury trial and administrative trial experience in the U.S. District Courts, California Superior Courts, U.S. Office of Administrative Law Judges and before the Workers Compensation Appeals Board of California.

PUBLIC SPEAKING/LECTURES

Longshore Claims Association, Panelist, Attorney fee issues arising under the LHWCA and DBA in the U.S. Ninth Circuit.

Joint Department of Labor Bar Association which is a Claimant and defense counsel bar regarding practices and procedures under the LHWCA and DBA of claims before the federal Office of Workers Compensation Programs, and the federal Office of Administrative Law Judges

Hearing Loss Claims under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act; National Association of Waterfront Employers, West Gulf Maritime Association, June 2014

Hearing Loss Claims under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act, Longshore Claims Association, Annual Conference 2014