Oakland, CA – The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) recently to announced that Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed George Parisotto as administrative director of the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC).
“We are very pleased with the choice of George Parisotto as administrative director, as he has been a valued member of our department,” said Christine Baker, Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR). DWC is a division of DIR.
Parisotto has filled the post of acting administrative director since February 2016, following the departure of Destie Overpeck for the State Bar of California. He has served in several positions at DWC since 1998, including acting chief counsel and industrial relations counsel. He was a workers’ compensation claims examiner at the U.S. Department of Labor, Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program from 2004 to 2007 and an associate at the Thierman Law Firm from 1990 to 1998. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Source: CA DWC