Adam Dombchik '98

Adjunct Professor of Law / Co-Managing Partner - Gordon, Edelstein, Krepack, Grant, Felton & Goldstein, LLP

B.A., Pennsylvania State University
J.D., Southwestern Law School

Joined Southwestern: 2020

Recognized by the California State Bar as a Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation, Adam 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 shape recent workers' compensation legislation, including Senate Bill 863 and Senate Bill 1160, some of the latest Workers' Compensation "reform" laws.

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.

He is licensed to practice law in California and Florida. Mr. Dombchik has been selected consistently for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers. He has also been consistently named a "Rising Star" among Southern California lawyers by Law & Politics magazine.