Adam D. Dombchik began advocating for the rights of the injured early in his career. He started working for the firm while attending night school at Southwestern University School of Law. He joined as a full-time lawyer after graduation and was named partner in 2005. Mr. Dombchik received the Exceptional Achievement Award in Workers' Compensation Law & Practice from his alma mater.
Recognized by the California State Bar as a Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation, Mr. Dombchik is a Past President and Legislative Committee Chairperson of the California Applicants' Attorneys Association (CAAA), a 1,000-member statewide organization that advocates for injured workers' rights. CAAA is the largest state injured worker advocacy group in the nation. He currently serves on CAAA committees, including the American Medical Association Guidelines Committee and the Regulations Committee. Previously, he also served as president of CAAA’s Southern California chapter.
Mr. Dombchik is very active on the legislative scene in Sacramento, fighting for the passage of fair and just legislation for injured workers. Such was the case when he offered input to help minimize the potential damage of Senate Bill 863, the latest Workers’ Compensation “reform” law.
Mr. Dombchik has been named one of the Most Influential People in the Workers' Compensation Industry by the editors of Workers' Comp Executive. In 2016, he received the Marvin Shapiro Award for Excellence, presented by the Southern California Chapter of the California Applicants' Attorneys Association (CAAA). And, the Workers' Compensation Section of the State Bar of California named him its 2011 Applicants' Attorney of the Year.
Mr. Dombchik regularly speaks on Workers’ Compensation issues to large groups of doctors, lawyers, public safety officers and others in the community.
Mr. Dombchik received a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication, with honors, from Pennsylvania State University. He is licensed to practice law in California and Florida. Mr. Dombchik has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers for 2012 and 2013. He has also been consistently named a "Rising Star" among Southern California lawyers by Law & Politics magazine.
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