Brian Kaser

Brian Kaser is Senior Counsel with ROLF and has practiced law since 1980 with large and mid-size law firms. Before merging his practice with ROLF in 2013, he operated a well-respected boutique health care firm, and was the health care group leader in a firm of approximately 90 lawyers. For many years his practice has focused on the needs of three groups of clients: elder service organizations, health care providers of all types, and non-profit corporations and trusts.

After several years as an adjunct professor of health care law, in 2013 Brian was appointed Practitioner in Residence at the Michigan State University College of Law, teaching in the health care field.

Bar & Court Admissions

Brian is admitted to practice law in any state court in Michigan, and he has appeared before the Michigan Supreme Court and Court of Appeals in health care, insurance and other matters.


Brian is a 1978 honors graduate of the Boston University College of Law.

Honors & Awards

Brian is rated “AV Preeminent” in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest peer review rating achievable in the oldest peer-reviewed directory in the country.  He has also been selected as one of the “Best Lawyers in America.”

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Health Care Association of Michigan
  • Leading Age
  • Leading Age Michigan
  • Michigan Health & Hospital Association
  • State Bar of Michigan


Brian has authored a chapter on the attorney/client privilege in the Health Care Compliance Manual, a publication of the Lexis/Nexis group.

Community Involvement

In 2004-2006 Brian served the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (now Leading Age) on its Financing Cabinet.  The Cabinet recommended, and the Board of Directors approved, Leading Age’s policy initiative for funding long term care through the 21st century.

Speaking Engagements

Brian has spoken for hundreds of engagements over the years for healthcare and related professional organizations, including, but not limited to, American Health Lawyers Association, Leading Age, Leading Age Michigan, Health Care Association of Michigan, and Michigan Health & Hospital Association.