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KEVIN K. NGUYEN completed his undergraduate education at University of California, Irvine and graduated with Bachelor Degree in Political Science in 2003. Mr. Nguyen then received his Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School in 2007 and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2008.


Mr. Nguyen began his legal career in 2008 and has since been exclusively practicing workers’ compensation law. As a result, he has gained a vast knowledge and experience defending insurance companies, self-insured employers, and third party administrators. Prior to joining Samuelsen, Gonzalez, Valenzuela & Brown, Mr. Nguyen was a Managing Attorney at a large workers’ compensation firm handling all aspects of workers’ compensation cases, including complex claims. He has represented clients from a wide variety of industries from retail, hotels, hospitality, schools, hospitals, restaurants, heath care, nursing homes, and public entities. Throughout his legal career he has obtained numerous favorable Court decisions for his clients and has successfully settled hundreds of cases.

Mr. Nguyen is an attorney in the Newport Beach office of Samuelsen, Gonzalez, Valenzuela and Brown since June 2019.



Brianna L. Saccaro received her Bachelor of Arts in English from the College of Charleston. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego; where she graduated cum laude; recognized for her outstanding academic achievement, earning a spot on the Dean’s Honor Roll for five out of six semesters; and received the CALI Witkin award for California Evidence.


While in law school, Ms. Saccaro served as a legal extern for several law offices and organizations. In these positions she learned the overall litigation process through conducting legal research, drafting motions, and assisting with overall case preparation.

Ms. Saccaro’s experience includes handling all aspects of personal injury civil litigation. She has also attended depositions and conducted written discovery and motions in insurance defense, including construction related matters.

Ms. Saccaro hails from New York and is an avid baseball fan. She enjoys running and being outdoors in the San Diego weather. She loves dogs and hopes to adopt one soon.

June 2019