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Kurt has guided many of the largest health plans in California and the nation through their most complex litigation, regulatory and business challenges for three decades. With a long track record of trial court and appellate wins, Kurt has been instrumental in building and leading our market leading Managed Care team, which represents health insurers and health plans in every state in a wide variety of class action and individual claims. Kurt is recognized by Chambers and Legal 500 United States as one of America’s Leading Healthcare Attorneys.


  • 加州大学黑斯廷斯分校, 1978, 法学博士, Awarded in 2001 "Alumnus of the Year" by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Hastings Alumni Association
  • Stanford University, 1975, 学士, Economics and Political Science

  • 加利福利亚州

  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California

  • Serves on the Board of Directors of TechnoServe-nonprofit seeking business solutions to poverty in developing countries; Chairman - Development Committee
  • Served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of The Music Center of Los Angeles County; Co Chairman - Operations Committee, Member - Finance Committee (2005-2015)
  • Served on the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Center for Law in the Public Interest (1999-2006)
  • Served as Vice Chairman of the Legal Malpractice Subcommittee of the ABA Litigation Section from 1989 through 1992


  • Ranked in Chambers USA for California Healthcare, 2015-2024
  • Selected for inclusion in the Southern California Super Lawyers list for Professional Liability: Defense, 2021-2023