Alan E. Kassan

Active Member

United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

United States District Court: Central District of California, Southern District of California, Eastern District of California, and Northern District of California.


Juris Doctor - University of San Diego, Law Review Member; Bachelor of Arts - University of California, Santa Barbara

Mr. Kassan has over 30 years of experience in representing plaintiff's whose insurance benefits have been denied. He has also acted as a Judge Pro Tem, a volunteer mediator, and has been active with a variety of professional and non-profit Boards and Associations over the last many years. He has also been selected as a "Super Lawyer." Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

For more than a decade, Kassan's law practice has focused mainly on helping people recover their health related insurance benefits. This includes benefits for life insurance, long term care insurance, long term disability insurance, and health insurance claims when those benefits have been wrongfully denied. In most instances these benefits are employer provided and thus governed by the Federal laws of ERISA. Individual claims are governed by state laws, and are subject to the remedies for insurance bad faith, including the recovery of punitive damages. Mr. Kassan has vast experience in both of these areas of law.

Mr. Kassan is a frequent speaker in the areas of law he practices and among many others, has made presentations to the following groups: The Los Angeles Home Health Council, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the California Association of Health Care Services at Home; the National Association for Home Care and Hospice; Western Region Geriatric Care Managers; California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform; Private Duty Home Care Association, North Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Professional Affiliations:

President, San Fernando Valley Bar Association (2017-2018)

San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Trustee 2012-Present

American Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

California Employment Lawyers Association

Super Lawyer

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