Brian E. Kasper is an Associate and member of the firm’s Litigation Group. Mr. Kasper concentrates his practice in general commerical and civil litigation, particularly in the areas of business litigation and counseling. He represents client in all phases of federal and state court litigation at both the trial and appellate levels, in administrative proceedings before state administrative agencies, and has handled matters resolved through alternative dispute resolution before the American Arbitration Association (AAA).
Mr. Kasper has experience representing clients in complex litigation, particularly matters involving demands for injunctive relief. He has successfully represented clients in matters related to the interpretation and enforcement of operating agreements, restrictive covenants, non-competes, arbitration clauses, forum selection clauses, as well as claims involving the protection / misappropriation of trade secrets. Among his recent successes was a victory before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division that resulted in a published decision in the matter of Barr v. Bishop Rosen, 442 N.J. Super. 599 (App. Div. 2015). He also has experience and regularly handles matters related to corporate shareholder, limited liability member, and partnership disputes.
Mr. Kasper is admitted to the State Bars of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, as well as the United States District Courts for New Jersey, and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He has also been certified as a mediator by the State of New Jersey.
Prior to joining Stark & Stark, Mr. Kasper served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul Innes, Presiding Judge of the Chancery Division in Mercer County. While attending law school at Villanove University School of Law, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the Honorable William J. McGovern, III, in the Civil Part of the Morris/Sussex Vicinage. Mr. Kasper was also a member of the Villanova University School of Law Civil Justice Clinic through which he successfully represented low income clients in general civil matters before the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia and Delaware Counties.
When he’s not practicing law, Mr. Kasper dedicates his time to local non-profit organizations like HomeFront, where he serves as a member of the Board of Trustess, and Millhill Child and Family Development, where he serves as a member of the Fundraising Committee. Mr. Kasper is also a rowing enthusiast, having rowed for Boston College and coached the men’s program at Villanova University. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, a nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.