Brendan Sapien


Brendan Sapien is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. He concentrates on the litigation defense of employment matters as well as employment counseling. Mr. Sapien also handles class action litigation in both the wage and hour and consumer context.

Mr. Sapien has experience handling the following matters:

  • Wrongful Termination and Discrimination Litigation
  • Wage and Hour Litigation
  • Employment Counseling and Investigation
  • Discrimination and Harassment Litigation
  • Drafting Employment Policies, Including Employee Handbooks
  • Employee Severance Agreements

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Labor & Employment
  • COVID-19: Labor & Employment
  • COVID-19 Response Resource Center

Additional Experience




Los Angeles County Bar Association


University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2010

  • Executive Notes Editor, USC Interdisciplinary Law Journal

Boston College

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 2007

Legal Experience

  • General Counsel’s Office for Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Law Clerk
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Certified Law Clerk
  • Bet Tzedek Legal Services, Law Clerk