Wai, Connor & Hamidzadeh, LLP​

Wai, Connor & Hamidzadeh, LLP specializes in the defense of workers' compensation matters for both self-insured employers and insurance companies

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Wai, Connor & Hamidzadeh, LLP specializes in the defense of workers’ compensation matters for both self-insured employers and insurance companies. The firm represents some of the most respected businesses and insurance companies in Southern California. Several of the firm’s former attorneys have been appointed workers’ compensation judges. The firm covers all of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Boards throughout Southern California, from San Diego to Grover Beach. Our Northern California office is in Concord, located between San Francisco and Sacramento.  From this office, we cover all of the Northern California Boards.

Since its founding in 1997, the firm has specialized in the representation of large, self-insured employers (mainly Fortune 1000 companies) in defense of their Workers’ Compensation matters, as well as in defense of Labor Code §132a actions and claims for Serious and Willful Misconduct.  The firm has been designated by many large employers as their exclusive counsel for Workers’ Compensation matters.  Wai, Connor & Hamidzadeh, LLP is also certified as a Minority Women Owned Business (“MBE/WBE”) by the California Public Utilities Commission.

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(310) 838-6800​

Integrity, Commitment, Trust

Our attorneys epitomize what our Motto of “Integrity, Commitment, Trust” stand for. We are entrusted with handling and defending complex matters in a Statutorily Liberal System. Our clients are provided with the most aggressive defenses available and are provided with detailed actuarial analysis based upon which they can make decisions on assessing which cases to litigate and which to resolve quickly. Furthermore, our cadre of professionals places client satisfaction at the highest level

Offices in California
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We are a Workers’ Compensation Defense Firm and offer full defense services to Employers, Insurance Carriers, Third Party Administrators and Brokers in:

Bonnie Wai

Founding Partner

Gregory L. Connor

Co-founding Partner

Houman Hamidzadeh​

Managing Partner

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Head quarters

2566 Overland Avenue, Suite 570
Los Angeles, CA 90064


(310) 838-7700​

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