Kent Sprinkle Partner
(415) 981-3233 Ext. 1260
Kent J. Sprinkle San Francisco
One of the few California employment lawyers with wage and hour class action trial experience, Kent J. Sprinkle represents and advises employers of all sizes in employment matters, including wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination and wage and hour matters, in both individual claims and class actions. Kent has aggressively defended, litigated and settled cases ranging from putative national collective action matters to individual sexual harassment and discrimination claims.
Kent brings a wide range of experience to his litigation, advice and counseling practice, keeping his clients’ needs, priorities and cost concerns at the forefront. He has extensive experience working with expert witnesses in class action matters, including trial witness examinations. He also has substantial appellate experience in class action cases, including appellate briefing in both state and federal appellate courts.
Kent enjoys working with clients in varied industries and immersing himself in understanding the operational business challenges and unique employment-law issues facing California and national employers.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2003
- Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly
- Tony Patiño Fellow
- San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office, Certified Law Clerk, Fall 2002
- Judicial Extern to Hon. Martin J. Jenkins, U.S. District Judge, Northern District of California, Summer 2001
University of San Francisco, B.A., cum laude, English Literature, 2000
Duran v. U.S. Bank National Association, 203 Cal. App. 4th 212 (2012)
"Social Media in the Workplace," California Restaurant Association, July 2012
Professional Affiliations / Leadership / Awards
Listed, Super Lawyers Northern California Rising Star, 2013
Bar Association of San Francisco
The Tony Patiño Fellowship, Board Member, 2008-present
- Nonprofit organization that awards law-school scholarships at U.C. Hastings, University of Chicago and Columbia University
Boys Hope Girls Hope, San Francisco Bay Area, Ongoing Counsel, 2009-present