George Woolverton

Position: Co-President / Firm Manager
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1975.
Joined the firm in 1995.

Education:
California State University, Dominguez Hills (B.A. 1972)
Southwestern University School of Law (J.D. 1975)

Associations:
Member of the Southwestern University School of Law Board of Trustees
California Insurance Guarantee Association Board of Governors
Former Chairman of The Fair Employment and Housing Commission
Southwestern Law Review
Council on Litigation Management
State Bar of California
Los Angeles County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Member of the Defense Research Institute

Mr. Woolverton was appointed on September 27, 1999 by Governor Gray Davis to serve as Commissioner and Chairman of The Fair Employment and Housing Commission. He was then reappointed in 2003 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on two occasions where he served as Chairman until he left in 2011.  Mr. Woolverton was appointed by both democratic and republican governors to head the Fair Employment and Housing Commission.  Mr. Woolverton has been sought out as a lecturer in all aspects of both Workers’ Compensation law as well as Fair Employment and Housing issues.

2009 Mr. Woolverton was selected as a Member of the Council on Litigation Management upon recommendation of its Advisory Board and following evaluations of the highest ethical standards and integrity, accomplishment in the profession of law and adherence to the Canons, ethical considerations and disciplinary rules of the Model Code of Professional Conduct.

In 2011 Mr. Woolverton was appointed by Senate Pro Tem Steinberg to the California Insurance Guarantee Association Board of Governors where he still serves as governor.