Mark P. Witzig

Partner

Mark P. Witzig

mpwitzig@whsllp.com

PH: 831-425-2835 x114
       408-280-5600 x114

FX: 831-425-2839

Education

B.S.C., University of Santa Clara School of Business, Cum Laude, 1977; Post-graduate legal studies, Magdalen College, Oxford University, England, 1979; J.D., Santa Clara University, 1981.

Member

  • Admitted to practice in California, 1981; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1981

  • Santa Cruz County Bar Association

  • Northern California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association

  • Monterey Bay Workers’ Compensation Attorneys’ Association

  • South Bay Industrial Claims Association
  • Diablo Valley Industrial Claims Association
  • Industrial Claims Association of San Francisco

Other

  • Certified Specialist, Workers' Compensation Law, California Board of Legal Specialization, since 1991

  • Past President of Santa Cruz County Bar Association

  • President and Past Member, Scotts Valley School Board, 1990 - 2002

  • Adjunct Professor, School of Business, San Francisco State University, 1984‑1986; Author of "The Robinson-Patman Act -- On the Way Out?" San Francisco State University School of Business Journal, Volume II, Spring, 1985; Instructor, Civil Litigation, West Valley College, 1986‑1990; Lifetime Teaching Credential in Law

Legal Practice

Workers' compensation defense with a focus on defending and protecting the assets of all employers including cities, counties, school districts and their insurance/adjusting agencies. Practice includes Administrative Hearings under California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), defense of Labor Code §132a discrimination claims, serious and willful misconduct claims, general civil litigation, employment and labor law, business litigation, wrongful termination and breach of contract.

Interests

Mr. Witzig enjoys skiing, motorcycling, hiking, traveling and spending time with family.