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Pepperdine University School of Law,
Malibu, CA 

  • Juris Doctor, Cum Laude (2005)
  • Moot Court
  • Dean's List 2003, 2004 & 2005

University of California, Davis, CA 

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (2002)
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Dean's List 1998, 1999 & 2001 

Court Opinions

  • Contiki U.S. Holdings, Inc. v.___ 2015 WL 412997 (Cal. App. 2 Dist.)


  • State Bar of California
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association

Community Service

  • Healthy Child Healthy World
  • Elite Movement Pilates

Nicholas Kanter

Nicholas Kanter is a business litigation attorney and Shareholder at our Firm. His practice focuses on business, employment, franchise, intellectual property,and real estate matters.

In civil matters, Mr. Kanter litigates and defends lawsuits to resolution, whether through a judgment or settlement, in federal and state court. He counsels clients on how to avoid disputes before they arise. 

Aside from litigation in state and federal court, Mr. Kanter represents Firm clients in connection with all aspects of intellectual property matters, including prosecuting trademark applications, responding to Office Actions raised by the U.S. Trademark Office and prosecuting and defending cancellation and opposition actions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Mr. Kanter has also been successful in assisting real estate investors obtain possession to properties purchased at trustee sales. He successfully represents:

  • Clothing Retailers
  • Commercial Real Estate Owners and Landlords
  • Franchisors & Franchisees
  • Industrial Manufacturers­­­
  • Internet Startups
  • Personal Care Products Makers
  • Real Estate Contractors & Developers
  • Video Game Producers

Earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Davis in 2002, Mr. Kanter graduated with honors. He joined our Firm after receiving his law degree in 2005 from Pepperdine University School of Law, where the Los Angeles attorney graduated Cum Laude. While at Pepperdine University, Mr. Kanter was a member of the Moot Court Board and was on the Dean's List for 2003, 2004 and 2005.

The business litigation attorney is a member of the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He has been selected a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, each year since 2013.


Real Estate Litigation Attorney


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