About Us

Barry Gorelick has been an attorney since 1985. In 1999, he began practicing Workers Compensation law with Furtado, Jaspovice and Simons, a prestigious respected law firm in Hayward, CA. In 2006, Barry Gorelick founded this firm in Oakland, a boutique Workers Compensation specialty law firm. In 2009, Jeffrey Wolfert joined the firm after previously practicing workers compensation for 7 years with a large firm. In 2014, the two joined as partners to become the firm of Gorelick & Wolfert, LLP.  The Attorneys in the firm, Barry Gorelick and Jeffrey Wolfert, are experienced Workers Compensation attorneys and Workers Compensation Specialists, certified by the State of California. Barry and Jeff are active members of the Board of Governors of the California Applicants Attorneys Association, a statewide organization of Workers Compensation Attorneys. Most of their referrals come from satisfied former clients and attorneys practicing in other specialties.

Barry and Jeff take many of their cases to trial. They have a proven track record of large awards in workers compensation cases. They specialize in workers compensation law and only handling workers compensation claims.

The firm understands the difficulties facing injured workers in a complex system. They are able to educate our clients and use the tools and benefits available in the Workers Compensation system to improve case outcomes, obtain better settlements or higher awards at trial. They are vigorous advocates for disabled injured workers.

Staff Description

Gorelick & Wolfert, LLP is a small but well staffed law firm with staff members who understand the workers’ compensation system. These four full time staff members are trained to assist and support Barry and Jeff. The lawyers and staff members will answer the telephone so that the caller is able to speak to someone, ask questions and get answers.

The firm’s legal assistant’s, Veronica and Jessica, are bilingual.