Nedrudee Liu, Managing Attorney
Nedrudee Liu joined our firm in November 2018. She graduated from UCLA with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Asian American Studies. She then went to Loyola Law School , where she earned her Juris Doctor. Ms. Liu has practiced in the field of Workers’ Compensation for over 15 years, zealously representing insurance carriers, employers and government entities in all aspects of litigation including Labor Code Section 132(a), and Serious & Willful claims. Ms. Liu is a State Bar Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist. Prior to focusing her practice in Workers’ Compensation, Ms. Liu practiced for several years at a Civil Litigation firm.
Gerald Burke, Attorney
Gerald Burke has litigation experience with employment and labor law, arbitrations, ADR and workers’ compensation cases since 1975. His education included the University of Oregon and Georgetown Law Center. He joined the Cipollo law group with thirty years as a partner in the state’s largest workers’ compensation defense firm. Mr. Burke relocated to southern California 1989 to help start and grow his former firm’s development and expansion into five offices. He has extensive litigation experience with over three hundred trials at all of the southern California district offices for the WCAB.
Jeffrey Reynolds, Attorney
Jeffrey Reynolds is an Attorney in our Long Beach office. Mr. Reynolds graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from New York University. He earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in 1997. While obtaining his legal education, he served as staff writer, technical editor and executive board member of the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Journal. By utilizing his varied talents, Mr. Reynolds has become well-versed in handling all aspects of complex litigation and has practiced in areas as diverse as copyright infringement disputes and software licensing. He has a published Court of Appeal opinion in Stevens v. Superior Court (75 Cal.App.4th 594). He has specialized in Workers’ Compensation for the past 15 years. Concurrently, he has handled subrogation matters in civil court for Workers’ Compensation carriers seeking reimbursement in third party cases.
Alicia Valencia, Attorney
Alicia Valencia received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Santa Barbara in 2006. She subsequently earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2011. During law school, Alicia clerked for a Workers’ Compensation defense firm and subsequently went on to practice law in the field of Workers’ Compensation defense upon graduating and becoming an attorney. Alicia currently handles all aspects of Workers’ Compensation Litigation defense as an attorney in our Long Beach office.