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Brenda S. Kasper

Direct: 760.676.9452

About Brenda Kasper


Brenda Kasper has exclusively practiced management-side labor and employment law for nearly twenty years.  She is a founding member of Kasper & Frank LLP, a law firm representing California and multi-state employers for all of their human resources and employment law needs. 


Brenda regularly advises employers of all sizes on wage and hour compliance, leaves of absence, disability accommodation, reductions in force, terminations and discipline management, employment contracts, personnel policies, and hiring issues.  She also provides management and human resources training.  Brenda is a former HR director so her legal advice is practical, creative and tailored to each client’s needs. 


Brenda was the 2015 San Diego SHRM Board President, is an instructor for the HR Certification program at the University of California San Diego Extension and holds her SHRM-SCP and SPHR-California certifications.  She is a frequent speaker at the national SHRM conference and has facilitated PHR/SPHR certification preparation courses through San Diego SHRM.  

Brenda has also authored a variety of legal and professional articles and has updated state bar publications.


Professional Experience
  • Kasper & Frank LLP (2014 - present)

  • Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP (2007 - 2014)

  • Viejas Enterprises, Director, Human Resource Business Operations (2005 - 2007)

  • Godfrey & Kahn, S.C, Milwaukee, Associate, Labor & Employment Team Wisconsin (2000 - 2005)

  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Associate, Labor & Employment Practice Group (1997 - 2000)


  • University of Wisconsin - Madison Law School, J.D. 1997, cum laude

  • Purdue University, B.A. 1994, highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa


  • All California State Courts

  • United States District Court; Central and Southern Districts

  • All Wisconsin State Courts

  • Eastern District Court of Wisconsin

  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


Professional Activities
  • Board of Directors/Vice President, Programs – San Diego Society for Human Resource Management, 2012 and 2013

  • Member, State Bar of California Labor and Employment Section

  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association Labor and Employment Section

  • Member, Society for Human Resource Management

  • Member, San Diego Society for Human Resource Management

  • Senior Human Resource Professional Certification, including California designation (SPHR-CA)

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