Josh Hutton, Partner
Josh Hutton joined our firm in August 2016 after working at a well-known “big firm” for over a decade. He is from the East Coast and graduated from West Virginia University (Mountaineers) in 1999 with a B.S in Finance. He then went to West Virginia University School of Law, where he graduated in 2002. Mr. Hutton moved to California in May 2002 and is licensed to practice law in California and Colorado. Mr. Hutton was an employment law and business litigation attorney in Denver, Colorado for several years before he decided to focus his practice to State and Federal workers’ compensation claims, wrongful termination claims, and professional athlete injury claims. Mr. Hutton represents several local and national businesses, several major workers’ compensation insurance carriers, and many professional sports teams in Minnesota, California, Arizona, and Colorado. Mr. Hutton specializes in assisting out-of-state employers to navigate the complex and frustrating world of California workers’ compensation and disability discrimination litigation.
Jeffrey Lowe, Attorney
Jeffrey E. Lowe is an attorney resident in the firm’s Concord office. He obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of California at Irvine, and his Juris Doctorate from the Western State University College of Law in Orange County. Since his admission to the State Bar in 1990, he has practiced in the areas of personal injury defense, workers compensation defense and subrogation. He also has extensive experience representing employers in Labor Code Section 132(a) and 4553 Serious and Willful matters, as well as ADR carve-out programs.
Mr. Lowe is active member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and holds a long-standing position on its Workers Compensation Steering Committee.
Robert Puljiz, Attorney
Robert Puljiz our firm in May 2017. He graduated from Loyola Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor. Prior to joining our firm, Robert practiced over a decade as a defense attorney and subrogation attorney. He brings an unparalleled depth of experience to the firm and is a leader in the field of workers’ compensation defense. Robert currently handles all aspects of Workers’ Compensation defense, including 132(a) and Serious and Willful cases.
Jeremy Roach, Attorney
Jeremy Roach is the Managing Attorney of our Orange County office. Jeremy completed his undergraduate studies at Boston University with a degree in Political Science and History. Jeremy worked on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. for two Congressmen before beginning his legal studies at Chapman University School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor in 2006. Jeremy has practiced exclusively in Workers’ Compensation representing private businesses, self-insured entities, schools, hospitals, the California Insurance Guarantee Association, California Self-Insurers’ Security Fund and employers in Labor Code Section §132(a) and Serious Willful claims.