Orange County

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Meet The Team

Orange County Office
Managing Attorney

Jesse Salazar, Esq.

Managing Attorney

OC Team

Law School: Western State University College of Law
California Bar: 2013

Jesse Salazar is an attorney who specializes in the defense of workers' compensation claims. Gilson Daub allows Mr. Salazar to use unparalleled technology and transparency to aggressively represent third party administrators, insurance companies, self-insured entities, and employers in all aspects of workers' compensation defense. Mr. Salazar also enjoys traveling, cooking, spending time with his family, playing sports, and taking his dog for walks.

Lauren Sahli, Esq.

Trial Attorney

OC Team

Law School: Chapman University School of Law
California Bar: 2013

Ms. Sahli has devoted her legal career to workers’ compensation defense. She looks forward to being part of the future of legal and improving the workers’ compensation system in California. In her free time Ms. Sahli enjoys spending time with her family, listening to country music, and dancing like no one is watching.

Michael Favale, Esq.

Trial Attorney

OC Team

Law School: California Western School of Law
California Bar: 2007

Michael Favale has practiced exclusively in the Workers’ Compensation arena since gaining admission to the Bar, providing defense representation at all venues throughout Southern California. Mr. Favale’s creative problem solving approach allows him to consistently deliver efficient results while minimizing client exposure throughout the litigation process. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, traveling and spending time with family.

Edward Tsui, Esq.

Trial Attorney

OC Team

Law School: Boston University School of Law
California Bar: 2014

Edward Tsui is an aggressive litigator who has won multiple “take nothings” at trial. He values strong communication with clients and the expeditious resolution of cases. During law school, he competed in moot court and negotiation competitions. Before he was a lawyer, Ed was also a professional musician and a published fashion photographer. Now, he enjoys watching baseball, going to concerts, and romantic dinners with his beautiful wife.

Melissa Geil, Esq.

Trial Attorney

OC Team

Law School: Loyola Law School
California Bar: 2013

Melissa has practice experience in both civil and workers' compensation law. She has been practicing exclusively as a workers' compensation defense and subrogation attorney since 2014. She is passionate about aggressively advocating for her client's interests to get the best results possible. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, hiking, rock climbing, and cooking.

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