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Background & Experience

Kael M. Briski has practiced law primarily in Santa Clara County since 1991.   Over the course of over 20 years he has developed the reputation as a “straight shooter” and as being especially knowledgeable in employment law.

Mr. Briski represents only Employees/Plaintiffs in all phases of litigation pertaining to Employment Law.  He has handled the full range of cases including Wrongful Termination, Sexual Harassment, Disability Discrimination & Harassment, Failure to Accommodate, Pregnancy Discrimination, Racial Discrimination, FMLA, Whistle Blower Actions, Retaliation Claims, Breach of Contract wage and hour and severance package negotiations.

Community Involvement

Kael is an active member of not only the legal community, but also the community at large.  He is a long time member of the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association where he is presently on the Board of Governors.  He is also a member of CELA, the California Employment Lawyers Association, an organization dedicated to representing Plaintiffs in employment matters.  Likewise Mr. Briski is a long time member of the local Santa Clara County Bar Association.

Mr. Briski is a family man and is married with four children.  Over the years he has been involved in coaching Fastpitch Softball and Little League Baseball at various times for nearly a decade.  He is a past volunteer and Mentor at Santa Clara High school’s Right Start Program.


As for his educational background, Kael was a graduate of Mountain View High School in 1982 and took his BA in Political Science, in May of 1987 at California State University, Chico.  He attended Law School at Santa Clara University from 1988-1991, and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in May of 1991.  Mr. Briski was admitted to California State Bar: December 17, 1991 and has practiced law in Santa Clara County ever since.


When Mr. Briski takes on an employment case he commits to taking all necessary steps to see to it that his client’s needs and objectives are met.  He will personally handle your case and see it through to conclusion.


Practice areas


  1. Sexual Harassment: 40%
    23 years
  2. Wrongful Termination: 35%
    23 years
  3. Discrimination: 25%
    23 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ram Moses Sussman-Fletcher

    Kael is a passionate attorney who has the experience to handle employment cases the right way. He cares for his clients and is fearless in pursuing justice for them no matter who the opposing party or counsel is. Whenever I refer clients to Kael I know they will be in excellent hands and I highly recommend him.


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  • Calvin B. Chang

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Contact info

Briski Law Firm

4 North Second Street.
Suite 550
San Jose, CA, 95113-1305


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBriski Law Firm1991 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
santa clara labor and employment commiteeMember2005 - Present
California Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1991 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
California State University, ChicoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987