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Meet Brent | Partner

Brent Dorian Brehm

Partner

BRENT DORIAN BREHM

Brent Dorian Brehm is an accomplished attorney practicing in the fields of disability, life, health, and long term care insurance benefits. He has spent his entire career in the trenches battling multi-billion dollar insurance companies to protect his client's rights. His efforts have been recognized by three legal magazines, being named a Lawyer on the Fast Track by The Recorder, a Top 20 Lawyer Under 40 by the Daily Journal, and a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine.

Brent has spent his career with Kantor & Kantor LLP – one of the preeminent firms in the area of ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) and bad faith insurance litigation. While with the firm, Brent has resolved well over 250 disputes with insurance companies on behalf of his clients. As a partner of the firm, Brent has developed a body of motion and trial experience few attorneys have compiled to this point, or any point, in their career.

Brent was born in Los Angeles’ San Gabriel Valley and now lives in its San Fernando Valley with his wife and their three energetic daughters. Before having children, he had the time to train for, and completed, two Ironman distance triathlons, the New York Marathon, the Los Angeles Marathon, and a 200-mile bike ride through Death Valley. He currently enjoys cartography.

Admissions

  • State Bar of California, 2007
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Rutgers Law School, 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles, 2002

Notable Decisions

  • Dmuchowsky v. Sky Chefs, Inc., 2019 WL 1934480 (N.D. Cal. May 1, 2019)
  • Holmgren v. Sun Life and Health Ins. Co., 354 F. Supp. 3d 1018 (N.D. Cal. 2018)
  • Harder v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Long Term Disability Plan, 281 F. Supp. 3d 939 (C.D. Cal. 2017)
  • Roberts v. Anthem Life Insurance Company, 2017 WL 2469354 (C.D. Cal. June 7, 2017)
  • Leetzow v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 2016 WL 7324092 (C.D. Cal. December 5, 2016)
  • LaVertu v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of America, 2014 WL 1224736 (C.D. Cal. March 25, 2014)
  • Mondolo v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of America, 2013 WL 178711 (C.D. Cal. Jan. 16, 2013)
  • Peterson v. AT&T Umbrella Ben. Plan No. 1, 2011 WL 5882877 (N.D. Cal. November 23, 2011)
  • Miranda v.First Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., 2011 WL 2441762 (N.D. Cal. June 15, 2011)
  • Porco v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, 682 F.Supp.2d 1057 (C.D. Cal. 2010)
  • Sacks v. Standard Ins. Co., 671 F.Supp.2d 1148 (C.D. Cal. 2009)
  • Taylor v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 629 F.Supp.2d 1032 (C.D. Cal. 2009)
  • Barteau v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, 2009 WL 1505193 (C.D. Cal. May 26, 2009)
  • Toven v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 2008 WL 5101727 (C.D. Cal. Dec. 2, 2008)

Speaking Appearances

Publications

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Free Case Consultations Provided
  • 160+ Years' Collective Experience
  • Thousands Of Cases Successfully Handled
  • You Don't Pay Us Unless We Recover Your Claim
  • Selected For Inclusion In The List Of Super Lawyers®

Client Testimonials

  • The arguments you made on our behalf at the mediation resulted in a more positive outcome for our case than we could have otherwise expected.

    “We appreciate that you found merit in our case, and that you were both willing and able to be present at the mediation. We believe that the arguments you made in our favor to the mediator were able to influence the outcome towards resolution that we could feel satisfied with. In the end, we believe that your counsel, your support, and the arguments you made on our behalf at the mediation resulted in a more positive outcome for our case than we could have otherwise expected. Throughout you were always professional, but direct and clearly firm on our position. We thank you for your efforts to resolve our dispute to our satisfaction, and wish you continued success.”

    Mara T.

  • The light at the end of the tunnel was masked, but we found it!

    “I'm sending my heartfelt wishes to you and your team for a wonderful holiday. We celebrate Christmas this year with a lighter heart than past years - knowing how you made a difference for us and for so many others. The light at the end of the tunnel was masked, but we found it! And so, cheers to you and your incredible team. Have a wonderful and safe new year.”

    J.

  • Thank you a zillion times for your patience and time and absolutely helpful information.

    “Thank you a zillion times for your patience and time and absolutely helpful information. You've helped me understand my position with my disability insurance and payments so much better. There is some real comfort in feeling anchored in knowledge…of what is and what might be in the future. Thanks to you!”

    B.

  • I've already mentioned your firm to my family and friends and how wonderful you have been treating me.

    “I've already mentioned your firm to my family and friends and how wonderful you have been treating me. Hopefully I will not ever have the need to refer someone to you because that would mean they would be in a similar situation as myself. But, if that were to ever happen, I would absolutely refer them to your company.”

    Linda P.

  • I am so grateful for all your efforts and I'm sure glad you were on my side fighting for me.

    “Dear Alan - I just wanted to send you a special note of thanks for all your hard work on behalf of me and my case. I am so grateful for all your efforts and I'm sure glad you were on my side fighting for me.”

    Tracy R.