Douglas Boxer has over 30 years of experience in law, politics, and government. Mr. Boxer began his career with the San Francisco law firm of Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos, and Rudy, working in the Labor law area. He left the law firm to work in government, serving in Washington, DC at two cabinet-level departments – the Department of Health & Human Services and the Small Business Administration.
He continued his government service in the Los Angeles Mayor’s office as Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, where he helped secure millions in federal grants for police hiring and administered millions of dollars in federal funds for earthquake recovery*. In his capacity, Mr. Boxer also worked to recruit new businesses and retain existing businesses in Los Angeles.
After leaving public service, Mr. Boxer ran his own government relations and public affairs firm, serving California-based technology and financial services businesses for over 20 years.
For the past four years, Mr. Boxer has helped lead the effort to hold California-based investor-owned utilities, like PG&E, accountable for damages caused when equipment owned by those utilities started a series of devastating wildfires throughout California. He is part of the legal team that represents over 16,000 Camp Fire victims and survivors as well as clients in the Zogg and Bobcat fires. Mr. Boxer serves on the Committee that provides oversight to the $13.5 billion Trust that is responsible for compensating 70,000 fire victims and survivors from the PG&E-started wildfires in 2017 and 2018.
Mr. Boxer received his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley in 1988 and his law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1991, where he graduated cum laude.