In 2010, the San Diego office was opened with an expanded practice along the entire West Coast and throughout California. Partners in the San Diego office are Gary L. Wilmot, Sterling J. Stires, and Jeffrey D. Holloway. They have decades of experience in the areas of commercial and business law, worker’ compensation and longshore compensation, maritime, aviation, and healthcare law.
Driven by changes in the economy of the Pacific Rim, the Firm has developed special abilities in representing maritime, fisheries, marine finance, seafood producers and processors, workers’ compensation and longshore and harbor workers’ compensation, healthcare, construction, and aviation interests.
Jeffrey D. HollowayMr. Holloway is a Founding Partner and practices in California and Alaska handling primarily workers’ compensation defense litigation under the Alaska Workers’ Compensation Act, the California Workers’ Compensation Code.
Gary L. WilmotMr. Wilmot is a Founding Partner and has handled maritime and Jones Act cases involving vessels from around the world, including seaman personal injury, death on the high seas, jurisdiction, and choice of law issues.
Robert E. BabcockReb has been practicing law in the Portland area for more than 40 years. His practice focuses on workers’ compensation defense and he is widely recognized as one of the nation’s most experienced lawyers in matters relating to the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and its several extensions. He has first-hand experience with nearly […]
James R. BabcockJamie has been in practice for nearly a decade, focusing on matters relating to the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and its extensions. He has extensive trial and appellate experience, appearing in numerous hearings before administrative law judges and participating in appeals to the Benefits Review Board and the United States Court of Appeals […]
Kate M. CaldwellKate manages the firm’s state workers’ compensation defense practice in Oregon. She has over 12 years of experience representing employers and applies the knowledge she has gained during that time to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients. She takes pride in her role as a problem solver for her clients, effectively pressing for […]
Dan B. KahleDan joined the firm in 2015. He actively participates in the state and longshore side of the firm’s practice and enjoys the challenge of practicing in both workers’ compensation systems. During his time in law school, he worked as a certified law clerk for the Oregon DOJ and externed for a federal judge. These experiences […]