At Briski Mediation, our goal is to resolve each and every matter successfully, without regard to the difficulty of the case or effort that is necessary to attain resolution.

Briski Mediation Services

In order to succeed, mediation must begin before the conference, extend beyond the confines of the conference room, and should continue until a resolution is achieved.

We are available to mediate claims Statewide including throughout the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, San Jose, San Francisco, San Mateo, Oakland, and other Bay Area locations.  Additionally, we are available in the Sacramento Area and Southern California.  Briski Mediation offers economical rates and effective dispute resolution.

Mr. Briski is available to confidently and effectively settle your mediations via Zoom

About Kael M. Briski

Kael Briski is a full-time mediator handling primarily employment cases and is available statewide via Zoom or in person. His fee for a full day mediation via Zoom is $5,000.00 with no administrative, follow up or research fees.

Briski understands not only the substance of employment law, but the practicalities as well. He is equally comfortable interacting with attorneys, adjusters, Plaintiffs, Defendants, HR representatives, inside counsel or CEO’s of a company.

He is proposed and respected by Plaintiff and Defense attorneys up and down the State  of California. 

In 2020 when the Pandemic hit, Briski quickly adjusted and mediated over 100 cases via Zoom settling more than 95%. Although most mediations are accomplished via Zoom, Briski is likewise available for in person mediations up and down the State.

Background

Kael M. Briski has practiced law in the Bay Area since 1991, and over the course of 30 years, has developed the reputation as a “straight shooter” and as being especially  knowledgeable in employment law. His substantial experience litigating a wide variety  of employment matters has shaped his ability to resolve difficult disputes effectively,  efficiently, and affordably via the mediation process.  

General Civil Litigation for 10 Years Beginning in 1991

Briski began practicing with his father Michael Briski in 1991, and for 10 years handled a  general litigation practice for the Plaintiff and Defense including: business litigation,  medical malpractice, legal malpractice, sexual assault and battery, real estate fraud, and general civil matters.

Focus on Employment Law Since 1993

In 1993 Briski took on his first sexual harassment case, and since 2002 has handled  almost exclusively employment matters in all phases of litigation, including Wrongful  Termination, Sexual Harassment, Disability Discrimination & Harassment, Failure to Accommodate, Pregnancy Discrimination, Racial Discrimination & Harassment, FMLA,  Whistle Blower Actions, Retaliation Claims, Breach of Contract wage and hour and severance package negotiations.

Kael Briski is Exclusively Handling Mediations Statewide via Zoom or in Person upon Request of the Parties

Because of his substantial employment law experience, beginning in 2009 Briski began  acting as private mediator focused on settling employment law matters while  concurrently litigating employment cases. He now mediates full time.  

Community Involvement

Kael is an active member of not only the legal community, but also the community at  large. He was a long-time member of the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association  where he served on the Board of Governors for many years, and was a member of  CELA from 2010 through 2021.  

Briski 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 two decades. He enjoys trail running, cross country and downhill skiing and all manner of outdoor  recreation including hiking, rafting, and kayaking.

Education

Kael graduated 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 ever since. 

Commitment

When Mr. Briski takes on mediating an employment case, he commits to taking all  necessary steps to see to it that the matter is resolved including briefing, review, pre mediation call, mediation, and all necessary follow up.

Why should you choose Kael Briski as your mediator?

Briski’s unique style of being relaxed, yet forceful, and determined to settle matters translates to successful dispute resolution and cost-effective service for those seeking a mediated resolution of their disputes.

Dedication To Success

Mr. Briski has successfully resolved multiple cases as an advocate, and mediator through the mediation and settlement process and has a unique and ongoing “ground level” view of a case which earns him plaudits from the Plaintiff’s and Defense Bar alike.

Kael Briski’s CV