Janine Fiel-Cosse

Janine Fiel-Cosse

Novato, California

Janine joined Brayton Purcell as a discovery clerk in 2013 and was promoted to Associate in 2014, she is active in our asbestos litigation department supervising our discovery clerks. Prior to joining Brayton Purcell Janine worked at small law firm in Roseville, California that focused on foreclosure and mortgage litigation, unlawful detainer and bankruptcy. Janine also volunteered in Sacramento for a legal non-profit giving advice on various civil legal issues and won the Wiley P. Manuel Pro Bono Legal Services award for her work.

During law school Janine interned with Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality where she assisted in developing and passing California legislation that benefitted various Asian American communities across the state. During law school Janine was also the recipient of several Witkin’s Awards, including in Torts and Civil Procedure and was the teaching assistant for Evidence.

Janine attended University of California, Davis and received degrees in English and Sociology and minored in Asian American Studies. While attending UC Davis, Janine clerked for Asian Americans Advancing Justice in Washington D.C., where she assisted in legal outreach to Vietnamese American victims of Hurricane Katrina and worked with staff attorneys on the renewal of the Voting Rights Act. She was also elected a senator of the Associated Students of UC Davis and received several leadership awards.

Janine is a Bay Area native and grew up in San Francisco. Her husband is in the US Air Force.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • California, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Marin County Bar Association, Member
  • Asian American Bar Assocation
  • Filipino Bar Association of Nothern California