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Meet Glenn | Founding Partner

Glenn R. Kantor

Founding Attorney

Contact Glenn Kantor directly: gkantor@kantorlaw.net

GLENN R. KANTOR

Glenn Kantor is founding partner of Kantor & Kantor LLP. As a young attorney, Glenn saw the injustice of wrongful insurance denials and created a law firm to represent individuals seeking to obtain their rightful benefits. Glenn is committed to ensure that clients receive the benefits they are entitled to under their insurance policies or group health plans.

In the past 20 years, Glenn has represented thousands of individuals suffering a wide range of medical conditions including:

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Lupus
  • Crohn's Disease
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Spine and back injuries
  • Cardiac disease
  • Depression
  • Drug & alcohol addiction

Glenn also represents family members to obtain wrongfully withheld life insurance benefits in situations regarding DUI deaths, domestic partnerships, failure to disclose, and improper enrollment. He works with elderly clients to help them obtain long term care benefits that they are entitled to under their long term care insurance policies.

Advocacy that Extends to the Legislature

In 2011, Glenn worked with California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones to help pass California Insurance Code Section 10110.6, a law that bans prevents disability insurance companies from inserting language into polices that gives them discretion to deny claims.

  • Education

    • Juris Doctor, University of Southern California Law Center, 1983
    • Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1980
  • Admissions

    • State Bar of California
    • California Supreme Court
    • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States District Court, Central District of California
    • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
    • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • Notable Decisions

    • Peterson v. AT&T Umbrella Ben. Plan No. 1, No. C-10-03097 JCS, 2011 WL 5882877, at *1 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 23, 2011)
    • Vu v. Prudential Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., 26 Cal. 4th 1142, 33 P.3d 487 (2001)
    • Wible v. Aetna, 375 F.Supp.2d 956 (C.D.Cal. June 20, 2005)
    • Shane v. Albertsons, 504 F.3d 1166 (9th Cir. 2007)
    • Opeta vs. Northwest Airlines, 484 F.3d 1211 (9th Cir. 2007)
    • Welch v. MetLife, 480 F.3d 942 (9th Cir. 2007)
    • Mitchell v. MetLife, 523 F.Supp.2d 1132 (C.D.Cal. 2007)
    • Letvinuck v Aetna, 319 Fed. Appx., 661 (9th Cir. 2009)
    • Rorabaugh v. Cont’l Cas. Co., 321 F. App'x 708 (9th Cir. 2009)
    • Dine v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 449 Fed.Appx. 646 (9th Cir. 2011)
    • Kurth v. Hartford Life & Acc. Ins. Co., 845 F. Supp. 2d 1087 (C.D. Cal. 2012)
    • Orzechowski v. Boeing Co. Non-Union Long-Term Disability Plan, Plan No. 625, 856 F.3d 686 (9th Cir. 2017)
  • Keynotes, Seminars, Breakouts & Workshops

    • Obtaining Insurance Benefits for Your Clients’ Care: Healthcare professionals are often forced to work with insurance companies to help clients obtain benefits. This seminar offers best practices for submitting claims, documenting treatment, providing evidence and making sure claims get paid.
    • Legal Perspectives on Long-Term Care Insurance: This presentation reviews typical policy language of a variety of LTCI policies, details reasons benefits are denied and suggests tactics and procedures to avoid coverage disruption and to challenge benefits denials.
    • Troubleshooting Insurance Claims: What policy language really means, what policyholders think it means and what insurers tell you it means. This presentation tells you how to read and understand your policy in order to deal effectively with insurer denials.
    • Fighting Carrier Tactics to Deny Long-Term Disability Insurance: As insurers become more and more obsessed with the bottom line or policyholder care, delays and denials increase. This presentation discusses the major reasons a carrier will use to hold benefits hostage and how you can anticipate and cure these situations before you make your first claim.
    • Partial Past Speaking List: 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; National Business Institute; National Fibromyalgia Association; Lupus Foundation of America; AIDS Project Los Angeles; HIV & AIDS Legal Service Alliance; American Bar Association.

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

  • 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.

  • With you in my corner, I felt enabled and no longer alone.

    “Seemingly at the end of my rope with nowhere to turn, a friend suggested I call the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, who referred me to you. From our first contact I began to feel hope where there had been none. You took over all communication with the insurance company. You kept me posted as things progressed and advised me as to each necessary action. What a relief you were! With you in my corner, I felt enabled and no longer alone. Some big insurance companies feel emboldened to take arbitrary action against those who do not have the resources to defend what is rightfully theirs. Thank goodness for people like you who advocate for folks in need. In closing, please know how very much our association has meant. You have restored my faith in the goodness of people and renewed my confidence in the future. I am forever grateful.”

    Shirley G.

  • First of all, I want to express my extreme gratitude for probably saving my daughter's life.

    “First of all, I want to express my extreme gratitude for probably saving my daughter's life. By staying in treatment, the improvement is remarkable. She had been in eating disorder facilities many times, and treatment had been interrupted repeatedly by Anthem Blue Cross's denying benefits. Many of the health professionals were telling me that maybe my daughter was a hopeless case. You both gave me hope. She is still struggling with some residual issues around eating, but the change in her attitude, her ability to assess her own recovery, and her wish to live instead of to die, is evident in her life. Now she is back in school, after years of having her education disrupted by the eating disorder. She goes places with friends, and even goes out to restaurants for fun! This year marked the first holiday season for many years, when she had not been in a treatment facility. Other people gave up and you didn't. I can't thank you enough. You took the action that was necessary to keep my daughter in treatment long enough for it to work.”

    Anonymous

  • Your kindness will never be forgotten.

    “Dear Glenn, Several weeks ago, you graciously met with my husband and me and provided us with invaluable advice vis a vis his application for Long Term Disability and the Voluntary Transition Plan offered by his employer. Your calming presence and thoughtful guidance was so gratefully appreciated and we both felt much lighter as we left your office. We are pleased to advise you that David's application for LTD was approved the day after we met with you (sigh of relief)! Had it not been, we knew when were we would go for representation. We both want to thank you for your thoughtfulness and generosity of spirit. Your kindness will never be forgotten. With Warmest Regards, Lori and David C.”

    Lori & David

  • Thank you for all of your hard work, support and belief in our case.

    “Hi Elizabeth - You have been such an important part of my and Jennifer's past year, and I want to send you a note to wish you a wonderful holiday. Thank you for all of your hard work, support and belief in our case. Thank you seems like two small words and not enough, but they are heartfelt and mean so much.”

    J.H.