Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D. is the Workers' Compensation Practice Area Lead at LexisNexis. She has been a LexisNexis legal writer and editor specializing in workers' compensation law for over 28 years. She has developed and currently helps oversee the Larson's National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board, the LexisNexis California Workers' Compensation Editorial Board, and the LexisNexis Benefits Review Board Service--Longshore Reporter Advisory Board.
She has worked on a variety of publications, including Larson's Workers' Compensation Law, California Law of Employee Injuries and Workers' Compensation, The Lawyer's Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers' Compensation, California Compensation Cases, Dubreuil's Florida Workers' Compensation Handbook, New York Workers' Compensation Handbook, Texas Workers' Compensation Handbook, the Benefits Review Board Service--Longshore Reporter, and Defense Base Act and War Hazards Compensation Act Handbook.
She completed a new edition of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (published November 2009). She also worked on several new titles, including A Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance (published 2010), Workers' Compensation Emerging Issues Analysis (published 2013), and Workers' Compensation Index (published January 2014). She has also completed a three-year overhaul of Rassp & Herlick, California Workers' Compensation Law (published June 2014). Her latest project, LexisNexis Practice Guide Massachusetts Workers' Compensation, was completed in October 2014.
Ms. Kobayashi is the recipient of a 2009 LexisNexis Achievement Award for her innovation on the LexisNexis Workers' Compensation Law Community and for creating new products to enhance the company's workers' compensation product line. In 2012 the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) honored her with an Outstanding Media Award.
Ms. Kobayashi also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletters—National and California Editions. Sign up here for these free weekly eNewsletters.