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Meet Susan | Attorney

Susan L. Meter

undefinedSusan Meter decided to become an attorney after working for BlackRock Financial Management’s retirement services department. She attended law school with the desire to become an ERISA attorney. She was a law clerk during her three years of law school for a boutique law firm in San Diego. Following law school she continued to work for the same firm as an ERISA attorney where she got her first taste of plaintiff advocacy. In 2014, Susan decided to expand her horizon and joined a defense firm. After 4 years on the defense side, Susan longed to return to Plaintiff advocacy. In 2018, Susan joined Kantor & Kantor and opened the first San Diego location.

Susan has represented clients in a variety of employee benefits matters and has a wide-range of experience with qualified retirement plans, executive compensation plans, and disability and life benefits. Susan’s practice focuses on ERISA breach of fiduciary duty and benefit claim denials.

Susan has been an active leader in the San Diego community. Prior to becoming a mother, Susan was a Chair of Community Service for the San Diego County Bar Association from 2005 through 2012, she volunteered her time to organize and take part in the Community Housing Works program from 2005-2007, she was a volunteer and organizer of the Free Law clinic sponsored by the San Diego County Bar Association from 2006-2009, she served as a volunteer and organizer for Share our Strength, Taste of the Nation, in 2006 and 2007, and served as Co-Chair of Wills for Heroes from 2010-2015. Susan has been a member of the Western Pension & Benefits Conference and served on the board for a one-year term. Susan was voted Best of the Bar, San Diego Business Journal, 2014.

Susan was born in Aberdeen, Washington and lived there until she was 15 years old. She then moved with her mother and brother to Pittsburgh, PA where she attended high school and college at the University of Pittsburgh. She returned to the west coast where she attended law school in 2001. Susan enjoys spending time with her family and friends and doing all things artistic: painting, singing, playing guitar, gardening and building furniture. Susan built her kids a clubhouse and built herself a home office.

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Client Testimonials

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.