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  1. Employee Benefits: 100%
    14 years, 125 cases


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  • Aaron Paul Minnis

    I have worked with Cassie on several employment law matters. She is a skilled and knowledgeable attorney.


    Aaron Minnis Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • David Paul Martin

    I endorse this lawyer. Familiar with her success in Court opinions and from conversations with her.


    David Martin Employee Benefits Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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Springer & Roberts LLP

1050 Marina Village Parkway
Suite 105
Alameda, CA, 94501


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 50 Women Lawyers in Northern CaliforniaSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Top 20 Lawyers Under 40Daily Journal2012
50 Lawyers on the Fast TrackRecorder2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSpringer & Roberts LLP2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar FoundationFellow2014 - Present
California Women Lawyers Board of GovernorsGovernor-at-Large2013 - Present
Women Lawyers of Alameda CountyMember2011 - Present
California Women LawyersMember2011 - Present
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionCo-Chair, National Programs Comittee2011 - 2012
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionCo-chair, Law Student Outreach Task Force2010 - 2011
Joint Committee on Employee Benefits (ABA)Co-chair, Benefit Claims and Individual Rights Subcommittee2006 - Present
AIDS Legal Referral PanelInsurance Protection Project Advisory Council2002 - Present
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Nolan v. Heald College, 551 F.3d 1148 (9th Cir. 2009)Plaintiff
Nolan v. Heald College, 745 F. Supp.2d 916, 2010 WL 1837805 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 27, 2010)Plaintiff
Saffon v. Wells Fargo & Co. Long Term Disability Plan, 511 F.3d 1206 (9th Cir. 2008)Plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
The RecorderLet Your Personality Do the Marketing2015
ABA Employee Benefits Committee NewsletterOnce an ERISA Plan, Always an ERISA Plan?2014
Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) publicationERISA Litigation; Insurance Benefits chapter2014
Daily JournalNFL flying too high with its disability plan?2013
ABA’s Section of Labor & Employment LawSupreme Court Summary of LaRue v. DeWolff, Boberg & Associates, Inc.2008
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)"Employee Benefit Plans Governed by ERISA2006
TIPPS Employee Benefits NewsletterAbatie v. Alta Health & Life Insurance: A Turnabout by the En Banc Ninth Circuit on the Standard of Review Results in a Win for ERISA Plaintiff2006
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)California Domestic Partnerships; Employee Benefits chapter2005
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and JusticeThe Resurrection of 'Female Hysteria' in Present-Day ERISA Disability Law2005
Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) publicationEmployee Benefits Law2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - BerkeleyN/AN/AN/A
University of California - BerkeleyN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Long-Term Disability Benefits Advanced SeminarFiling Long-Term Disability Administrative Claims and Administrative Appeals of Long-Term Disability Claims2014
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employee Benefits CommitteeSWEET (ERISA) MYSTERY OF LIFE (INSURANCE)2014
Midwinter MeetingDeposition of a Plan Administrator2012
ERISA LitigationCivil Litigation Practice Pointers2012
California Women Lawyers Annual MeetingThe Business of You2012
ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law’s Annual CLE Conference“What Every Reasonably Insecure Attorney Should Know About ERISA2011