Armstrong, Callan & Shiu, LLP

Gary R. Lopez


Mr. Lopez is an associate attorney at the firm. He focuses his practice in Workers’ Compensation defense, discrimination claims and serious and willful misconduct claims.

Mr. Lopez began his legal career working with the San Mateo County District Attorney’s office. Since 2004 he has been practicing in the area of Workers’ Compensation defense. Mr. Lopez has represented employers and insurers from industries, including health, high-tech, agriculture, restaurants, service, retail and construction.

Mr. Lopez’s has tried several cases resulting in “take nothing” decisions from the WCAB. In addition, he has appealed several decisions where the WCAB Commissioners decided in favor of the defense.

Mr. Lopez’s greatest satisfaction is in resolving matters quickly, favorably and by containing costs.



  • J.D., Santa Clara University
  • B.A. in Criminology; B.A. in Psychology, University of California, Irvine