Lisa S. Kantor

Top rated employee benefits attorney in Northridge, California

Kantor & Kantor LLP
Lisa S. Kantor
Kantor & Kantor LLP

Practice Areas: Employee benefits, Appellate, Insurance coverage; view more

Licensed in California since: 1983

Education: University of Virginia School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023
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Kantor & Kantor LLP

19839 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91324 Visit website

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A partner at Kantor & Kantor LLP, located in Northridge, California, Lisa S. Kantor has fought for her clients for over 30 years. Ms. Kantor's legal practice includes helping her clients throughout the state deal with denied insurance claims involving health insurance, long-term care, life insurance, long-term disability and ERISA claims. Additionally, Ms. Kantor's law firm is the only one in the country with a particular focus on denied insurance claims for eating disorders.

Ms. Kantor received her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1983. Before law school, Ms. Kantor graduated summa cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts in political science and economics in 1980 from Union College.

Over her career, Ms. Kantor has been repeatedly recognized for her skill and ethics. In 2009 and 2012, she was named as being among the top women lawyers by the Los Angeles Daily Journal. In 2012, The Recorder named her as its Lawyer of the Year. She was one of the recipients of the Women of Distinction award from the California Women Lawyers in 2010 and 2011, and in 2012, she was given the special recognition award by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation. She additionally holds a "Superb" rating from her peers through Avvo.

In order to remain up-to-date in her field, Ms. Kantor holds membership in multiple professional organizations, including The State Bar of California. She is also a member of MentorCONNECT and serves on the board of directors for the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. In 2007, Ms. Kantor won the first eating disorder case in the state. The court allowed her client to seek treatment out of state by applying the mental health parity laws.

Practice areas

Employee benefits, Appellate, Insurance coverage

Focus areas

Appeals, Insurance, Bad faith insurance

  • 50% Employee benefits
  • 30% Appellate
  • 20% Insurance coverage

First Admitted: 1983, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.kantorlaw.net/meet-our-team/lisa-s-kantor/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-Presenter for ICED International Conference on Eating Disorders, Hands-On Tactics for Dealing with Insurance Problems, 5/2-5/4/2013
Honors/Awards:
  • Dillard Fellow, University of Virginia School of Law
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2012
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2022
  • , Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • for Insurance Law, Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers , 2018
  • for Insurance Law, Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers , 2019
  • for Insurance Law, Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers , 2020
  • for Insurance Law, Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers , 2021
  • for Insurance Law, Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers , 2022
  • for Insurance Law, Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers , 2023
Educational Background:
  • Union College, Schenectady, New York, Bachelor of Arts, Majors: Political Science and Economics, Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, 1980
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California State Bar, 1983
  • Temporary Emergency Court of Appeals, 1984
  • California Supreme Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1988
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District, 1986
  • United States District Court for the Northern District
  • United States District Court for the Central District, 1984
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Southern Nights Music Co. v. Moses (C.D. 1987) 669 F. Supp. 305, 1987
  • U.S. ex rel. Stillwell v. Hughes Helicopters, Inc. (C.D. 1989) 714 F. Supp. 1084, 1989
  • University of Southern California v. Superior Court (1990) 220 Cal.App.3d 1028, 1990
  • Howard v. Babcock (1993) 6 Cal.4th 409, 1993
  • Lorenz v. Commercial Acceptance Ins. Co. (1995) 40 Cal.App.4th 981, 1995
  • Vu v. Prudential Property & Casualty Co. (2001) 26 Cal.4th 1142, 2001
  • Migliore v. Mid-Century Ins. Co. (2002) 97 Cal.App.4th 592, 2002
  • Herberg v. California Institute of the Arts (2002) 101 Cal.App.4th 142, 2002
  • Bowen v. Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc. Employee Welfare Benefit Plan461 F.Supp.2d 1179 (C.D. Cal. 2006), 2006
  • Thompkins v. BC Life and Health Ins. Co., 414 F.Supp.2d 953 (C.D. Cal. 2006)The, 2006
  • Shane v. Albertson’s Inc., 504 F.3d 116 (9th Cir. 2007), 2007
  • Welch v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company480 F.3d 942 (9th Cir. 2007), 2007
  • Jacobs v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc., 265 Fed.Appx. 652, 2008 (9th Cir. 2008), 2008
  • Keller v. Albertsons, Inc. Employees’ Disability Benefits Plan, 589 F.Supp.2d 1025 (C.D. Cal. 2008), 2008
  • Martinez v. The Beverly Hills Hotel, 695 F.Supp.2d 1085 (C.D. Cal. 2010), 2010
  • Shepard v. United Healthcare Ins. Co., 2011 WL 720063 (E.D.Cal. 2011), 2011
  • Harlick v. Blue Shield of California, 686 F. 3d 699 (9th Cir. 2012), 2012
  • Burton v. Blue Shield of California Life & Health Ins. Co.2012 WL 242841 (C.D. Cal.) , 2012
  • Rea v. Blue Shield of California226 Cal. App. 4th 1209 (2014) , 2014
  • Alexandra H. v. Oxford Health Insurance Inc. Freedom Access Plan, 11-cv-23948-MORENO (S.D. Fla. Mar. 24, 2015), 2015
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Industry Groups:
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • ERISA
  • Fire & Flood Damage
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Pension
  • Retirement

Office location for Lisa S. Kantor

19839 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91324

Phone: 818-886-2525

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