Perspectiva General

Bonnie Birdsell's practice encompasses advising and representing clients in labor and employment law matters. She represents clients with local, national, and international presence in defending discrimination and retaliation claims. Among others, Bonnie has experience in the healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, and retail industries, as well as with public entities. 

Prior to joining Littler, Bonnie spent four years in litigation at a large firm in New Jersey, where she handled a wide variety of matters at every stage of a lawsuit. Her experience includes restrictive covenant cases, contract matters, shareholder disputes, and other civil issues. She previously was a clerk for the Hon. Thomas M. Moore, J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex Vicinage, General Equity Part. Bonnie worked in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania before returning home to Kansas City. 

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias


Young Lawyers Division

Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey



Named, Rising Star

New Jersey

Super Lawyers


News, Analysis & Press

Saffer Fee Shifting and Fee Disgorgement: Who is at Risk?

New Jersey Lawyer Magazine

June 1, 2016

Reevaluating Gag Orders and Rape Shield Laws in the Internet Age: How Can We Better Protect Victims?

Seton Hall Legislative Journal, Vol. 38.1

January 1, 2013

Speaking Engagements

2022 Kansas City Regional Employer Conference

Kansas City, MO

July 28, 2022

Balancing LGBTQ Issues in an Ever-Evolving Workplace

County Counselors Association of Kansas

October 16, 2020


  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., Truman State University, 2010

Admisión de la barra



  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas