Casey A. Kaufman - The Brandi Law Firm

Casey A. Kaufman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 415-989-1800

Casey A. Kaufman is a member of the California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington State and Washington, D.C. bars, where he represents clients in various personal injury, product liability, and wrongful death actions.  He is a past chair of the Consumer Attorneys of California New Lawyers Division and has been on the Board of Governors since 2008.  Casey is also an active member of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and a longtime member of its Diversity Committee, which seeks to increase the diversity of the plaintiff’s bar in San Francisco.

Casey has experience in all stages of litigation; from discovery through summary judgment and from verdict through the appellate process.

Casey is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the University of San Francisco School Of Law. At Berkeley, he majored in the Environmental Sciences and at USF he was a published member of the USF Law Review. 

A native of San Pedro, California and a graduate of Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Casey now lives in Alameda with his wife and daughter.   

Areas of Practice: 
Elder Abuse
Dangerous Condition of Public Property
Product Liability Severe Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
Defective Pharmaceuticals
Defective Medical Devices

Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court Central District of California
U.S. District Court District of Arizona

University of San Francisco School of Law Member - University of San Francisco Law Review  
University of California, Berkeley B.S. Major:  Environmental Sciences

Published Works:
Order of Putting on your Witnesses, CAOC Forum, Volume 42, Number 6, November/December , 2012  
The Quest for Diversity in the Plaintiffs’ Bar: Statistics and Reflections, The Trial Lawyer, Spring 2011  
Whither San Mateo County: No Longer Where Plaintiffs Fear to File?, The Trial Lawyer, Fall, 2010  
Do Auto Products Liability Claims Have Life After Bankruptcy?, The Trial Lawyer, Fall, 2009  
Enforcing Judgments Against Local Public Entities In California, The Trial Lawyer, Summer, 2009  
Effective Use of the PMK Deposition, The Trial Lawyer, Summer, 2008  
Design Immunity: Discovery to Defeat Summary Judgment, CAOC Forum, Volume 38, Number 5, September/October, 2008  
Oregon v. Ashcroft: The Attorney General's Attempt to Override State Controlled Medical Practice, 37 U.S.F. L.Rev., Summer, 2003 (cited at 7 Witkin, Summary 10th (2005) Constitutional Law, 572).    

Professional Associations and Memberships:  
Past Chair, Consumer Attorneys of California New Lawyers Division  
Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California 2008-Present  
Editor, Forum Magazine, Consumer Attorneys of California  
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association  
Diversity Committee, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association  
New Lawyers Division, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association  
American Association for Justice

University of California BerkeleyBA 1999University of San FranciscoJ.D. 2004
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaSan Francisco Trial Lawyer AssociationAmerican Association for Justice

Office Location

354 Pine Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
United States

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs