Laura B. Banker
tel: +1 714 202 3440
fax: +1 619 757 2755
Ms. Banker, a Bar-certified specialist in workers’ compensation, is a Senior Attorney for the firm. She represents self-insured employers, third-party administrators and corporations in all aspects of workers’ compensation.
Before joining Michael Sullivan & Associates, Ms. Banker was Assistant Managing Attorney for Floyd Skeren & Kelly in Orange, where she supervised 15 professional and administrative employees assigned to special projects related to all aspects of workers’ compensation defense. In addition, she represented the firm in presentations on worker’s compensation law at conferences throughout the state. Earlier in her career, she was an associate attorney for the firm, also defending employers and insurance companies in workers’ compensation.
Ms. Banker was Managing Attorney at the Law Offices of Stacey Tokunaga in Orange, where she supervised 30 employees engaged in the practice of workers’ compensation. Here, too, she participated in workers’ comp conferences throughout California.
As In-House Counsel at Sheppard & Woolley in Orange, Ms. Banker represented self-insured employers covered by Applied Underwriters, Inc. in workers’ compensation defense and subrogation.
Ms. Banker was an Associate Attorney for the Law Offices of Jack H. Davidson in Yorba Linda, representing the defense in worker’s compensation cases. As an Attorney at Mendivel & Jansen in Santa Ana, she represented applicants in workers’ comp cases.
Ms. Banker received her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from New England Law in Boston, where she received the American Juris Prudence Award in Criminal Procedure. She received her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from California State University in Sacramento, where she served the Joint Legislative Prison Committee as a state senator’s staff member.
Ms. Banker is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar.