Cupcake Brown
Special Counsel
525 B Street, Suite 2200
San Diego, CA 92101
Practice Areas

Admissions: California

Professional Summary

Cupcake Brown is an attorney on Procopio's Labor and Employment Law team, counseling employers on a wide range of legal matters.


  • University Of San Francisco School of Law’s Judge Harold J. Haley Award for Exceptional Distinction in Scholarship, Character and Activities
  • San Diego State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award
  • San Diego State University School of Public Affairs’ 50 outstanding alumni of the past 50 years
  • Suze Orman’s Books for a Better Life Award
  • Black Caucus of the American Library Association’s Literary Award for Nonfiction
  • San Diego Kumba Fest Award for Black Family, Power and Spirit
  • San Diego Black Girl’s Rock Living Legend Award


  • Juris Doctorate, University of San Francisco School of Law, Honors, May 2001, Academic Honors 1998-2000
  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, San Diego State University, magna cum laude, 1998
  • Associates of Arts, Liberal, San Diego City Community College, Honors, 1995

News Coverage

The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Oakland Tribune, The San Jose Mercury News, The San Diego-Union Tribune, Entertainment Weekly, New York Lawyer, California Lawyer, and “O” Magazine.


Cupcake Brown is the author of The New York Times bestselling memoir “A Piece of Cake.”