Brandon W. Halter
Brandon W. Halter is a member of the Trial and Litigation, Labor and Employment, and California Public Utilities Commission Practice Groups. He has extensive experience representing public clients in complex civil litigation in both state and federal courts, as well as alternative fora such as arbitration and regulatory/administrative proceedings. Brandon focuses on substantive areas of vital importance to public entities including employment disputes, peace officer defense, land use, and tort/contract litigation.
Brandon’s employment law experience includes defending against discrimination and harassment claims, and asserting claims against former employees accused of violating obligations to their former employer. He also counsels public employers regarding employment issues ranging from wage and hour compliance to anti-discrimination statutes, and conducts workplace investigations into allegations of potential misconduct in a number of different settings.
Brandon also advises and represents clients in connection with proceedings before a number of different regulatory and administrative entities, including the DOL, DFEH, EEOC, DOGGR, and PERB. He has significant experience in proceedings before the CPUC, and takes pride in being able to counsel his clients to successful outcomes despite the difficulties presented by substantial resource advantages on the part of large institutional opponents.
Brandon earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School and is admitted to practice in state courts in California and New York, as well as U.S. District Courts in the Northern and Eastern Districts of California.
- Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.
- University of California at San DiegoB.A.