Brent Dorian Brehm

Top rated Insurance Coverage attorney in Northridge, California

Kantor & Kantor LLP
Brent Dorian Brehm
Kantor & Kantor LLP

Practice Areas: Insurance Coverage, Employee Benefits; view more

Licensed in California since: 2007

Education: Rutgers School of Law - Camden

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
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Kantor & Kantor LLP

19839 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91324 Visit website


A passionate civil litigator, Brent Dorian Brehm partners with the renowned Kantor & Kantor, LLP, in Northridge, California, to help clients with their employee benefits and insurance coverage needs. He handles claims arising from different types of insurance, including disability, life, health and long-term care insurance. 

Fearless in his pursuit of justice, Mr. Brehm has been a champion in the fight against powerful insurance companies, shielding his clientele from unethical and unfair treatment. For over 15 years, he has been efficiently handling cases pertaining to Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), insurance bad faith litigation and other related matters. He has handled over 250 successful cases in California and throughout the nation and has amassed an impressive record of motion and trial experience.

A native of San Gabriel Valley, Mr. Brehm pursued his Bachelor of Arts in economics and philosophy and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2002. He earned a doctorate in law in 2006 from Rutgers Law School. During law school, he served as a legal intern at the Mercer County and Burlington County Prosecutor's Offices.

Mr. Brehm was admitted by The State Bar of California in 2007. Additionally, he is authorized to appear before the United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Central Districts of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. 

Rated 10 out of 10 on Avvo for his stellar client services, Mr. Brehm is a recipient of several five-star ratings and the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award. He was also included in the Top 20 Lawyers Under 40 list of Daily Journal and the Top Attorneys list of the Los Angeles Magazine. 

Mr. Brehm is a member of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also volunteers with Reading to Kids, a nonprofit organization located in Los Angeles. Moreover, he engages in several seminars and has had a few articles published.

Practice areas

Insurance Coverage, Employee Benefits

Focus areas

Bad Faith Insurance, Insurance

  • 80% Insurance Coverage
  • 20% Employee Benefits

First Admitted: 2007, California

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Author of article titled “ERISA: Remedies for Breaches of Fiduciary Duty” published in Valley Lawyer, 2020
Educational Background:
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles, 2002
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of California, 2007
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Toven v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 2008 WL 5101727 (C.D. Cal. Dec. 2, 2008), 2008
  • Sacks v. Standard Ins. Co., 671 F.Supp.2d 1148 (C.D. Cal. 2009), 2009
  • Barteau v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, 2009 WL 1505193 (C.D. Cal. May 26, 2009), 2009
  • Taylor v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 629 F.Supp.2d 1032 (C.D. Cal. 2009), 2009
  • Porco v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, 682 F.Supp.2d 1057 (C.D. Cal. 2010), 2010
  • Peterson v. AT&T Umbrella Ben. Plan No. 1, 2011 WL 5882877 (N.D. Cal. November 23, 2011), 2011
  • Miranda v.First Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., 2011 WL 2441762 (N.D. Cal. June 15, 2011), 2011
  • Mondolo v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of America, 2013 WL 178711 (C.D. Cal. Jan. 16, 2013), 2013
  • LaVertu v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of America, 2014 WL 1224736 (C.D. Cal. March 25, 2014), 2014
  • Leetzow v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 2016 WL 7324092 (C.D. Cal. December 5, 2016), 2016
  • Harder v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Long Term Disability Plan281 F. Supp. 3d 939 (C.D. Cal. 2017), 2017
  • Roberts v. Anthem Life Insurance Company, 2017 WL 2469354 (C.D. Cal. June 7, 2017), 2017
  • Holmgren v. Sun Life and Health Ins. Co., 354 F. Supp. 3d 1018 (N.D. Cal. 2018), 2018
  • Dmuchowsky v. Sky Chefs, Inc.2019 WL 1934480 (N.D. Cal. May 1, 2019), 2019
  • Top 20 Lawyers Under 40, 5 Associates to Watch, Top Lawyer, Daily Journal, 2013
  • Lawyers on the Fast Track, The Recorder, 2013
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2022
Industry Groups:
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Pension
  • Retirement

Office location for Brent Dorian Brehm

19839 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91324

Phone: 818-886-6258


8 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

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