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Debbie Hammer

Workers’ Compensation Senior Claims Consultant



Debbie joined Woodruff Sawyer in December 2005. Prior to joining Woodruff Sawyer, Debbie started her career as a vocational rehabilitation counselor. She then worked for Republic Indemnity for 13 years where she initially performed oversight on rehabilitation cases. She next held the positions Senior Claims Examiner and Technical Specialist before being promoted to Claims Supervisor. Her professional experience in the workers’ compensation field has included conducting technical & reserve claim audits, large claim loss evaluation, training, developing claim handling procedures, disability management and return-to-work programs. She has also handled account claim reviews and experience modification projection and analysis for clients.

Debbie received her certification as a Workers’ Compensation Claims Professional (WCCP) in 2002 and ARM designation in 2006. She also has a bachelor’s degree from UC Davis, and master’s degree from Sacramento State.

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