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Corinne Chandler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employee Benefits Attorney in Northridge, CA

Kantor & Kantor LLP
19839 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91324
Phone: 818-886-2525
Fax: 818-350-6272
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Employee Benefits, Insurance Coverage
Attorney Profile

Corinne Chandler is an attorney at the Northridge, California, law firm of Kantor & Kantor LLP, and she has been admitted to practice law in California for more than 35 years. Representing clients throughout the state, she focuses her practice on fighting for their rights to recover insurance benefits when their insurance claims have been denied, including claims regarding life insurance, long-term care, health insurance, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and long-term disability.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1977 from St. Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana, Ms. Chandler went on to attend DePaul University College of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1980. In addition to being admitted to practice before all state courts in California, Ms. Chandler is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 7th and 9th Circuits, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She is an inactive member of the Illinois State Bar Association.

Ms. Chandler has litigated more than 500 cases involving disability, life insurance and long-term care insurance claims, winning the recovery of insurance benefits for many clients over her years of practice. Highly knowledgeable about ERISA and other insurance matters, Ms. Chandler has been invited to deliver presentations on litigating insurance claims in front of numerous groups, including the Aging in America Conference and the Private Duty Home Care Leadership Summit & Exposition. Ms. Chandler has also written articles regarding ERISA cases that have been published in The Advocate magazine.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Employee Benefits
  • 50%Insurance Coverage
Focus Areas

Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022

About Corinne Chandler

First Admitted: 1980, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • Boyd v. Aetna Life Ins. Co.2006
  • Yancy v. United of Omaha, 2015 WL 9311729 (C.D., Cal., 2015), 2015
  • Archuleta v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., 504 F.Supp.2d 876 (C.D.Cal. 2007)
  • Cochran v Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, 2018 WL 1725650 (C.D., Cal., 2018), 2018
  • Gaines v. Sargent Fletcher, Inc., 329 F.Supp.2d 1198 (C.D.Cal, 2004)
  • Mandala v. California Law Enforcement Corporation, 561 F. Supp2d 1130 (C.D., Cal, 2008)
  • Hertan v. Unum, 111 F. Supp.3d 1075 (C.D.Cal., 2015)
  • Letvinuck v. Aetna Life Ins. Co., 2011 WL 2469222 (9th Cir., 2011)
  • Taylor v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 629 F.Supp.2d 1032 (C.D. Cal. 2009)
  • Kibel v Aetna, --Fed. Appx.--, 2018 WL 832870 (9th Cir., 2018), 2018
  • Abdel-Malek v. Life Ins. Co. of North America, 359 F.Supp.2d 912 (C.D.Cal, 2005)
  • Greenwood v. Hartford Life Ins. Co., 471 F.Supp.2d 1049 (C.D.Cal. 2007)
  • Polnicky v. Liberty Life, 2014 WL 969973 (N.D., Cal. 2014)
  • Kreeger v. LINA, F.Supp 2d, 2011 WL 710588 (C.D., Cal., 2011)
  • Gunn v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., 2009 WL 2526200 (C.D.Cal. 2009)
  • Murphy v California Physicians Service, 2017 WL 1330636 (N.D. Cal., 2017), 2017
  • Whealen v. Hartford Life and Acc. Ins. Co., 2007 WL 1891175 (C.D.Cal. 2007)
  • Rawls v. Unum Life Ins. Co., 219 F.Supp.2d 1063 (C.D.Cal 2002)
  • Yancy v. United of Omaha, 2015 WL 9311729 (C.D.Cal., 2015)
  • Sacks v. Standard Ins. Co., F.Supp2d, 2009 WL 4307558 (C.D., Cal, 2009)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Northern District of California
  • Central District of California
  • Southern District of California
  • Active Member, State Bar of California, 1983
  • Eastern District of California

Educational Background

  • St. Mary's College of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Arts, 1977

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Author, The Anatomy of an ERISA Case, The Advocate, Legal Profession, 2011

Representative Clients

  • Myers v Aetna Life Ins. Co., 2020 WL 7423109 (C.D. Cal., 2020), 2020
  • Groch v Dearborn Life Insurance Company, 2020 WL 6374619, --F. Supp.3d -- (C.D., Cal., 2020) Myers v Aetna Life Insurance Company, 2020 WL 7423109 (C. D., Cal., 2020), 2020

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Office Location for Corinne Chandler

19839 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91324

Phone: 818-886-2525

Fax: 818-350-6272

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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