Gerald Herz, Esquire

Of Counsel

Gerald Herz’s practice is concentrated on workers’ compensation claims and disability claims for professional athletes. He is a published author on workers’ compensation and how it applies to professional athletes. Gerald has tried jury trials in state and federal courts in Maryland and Washington, D.C. He argued cases in the appellate courts in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia—resulting in reported decisions in Washington, D.C., and Virginia. Gerald has also tried numerous cases before the Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commissions.

Before joining ChasenBoscolo, Gerald was an officer in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps, Strategic Air Command, attaining the rank of captain. He also was an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the District of Columbia, serving in the civil litigation department


  • 1956 – B.A., Gettysburg College
  • 1959 – J.D., Georgetown University Law School

Practice Admissions

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Maryland

Designated Panel Attorney for

Lecturer for

  • Federation of Professional Athletes
  • Sports Law Institute
  • American Society of Safety Engineers
  • Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission Education Association
  • George Washington University Medical Center

Lecturer on Workers’ Compensation Issues for

  • National Football League Players Association
  • National Hockey League Players’ Association
  • Professional Hockey Players’ Association

Professional Education

Professional Associations and Memberships