Daniel Kanter is a member of the firm’s COVID-19 Taskforce, a cross-disciplinary team of attorneys dedicated to advising employers on the many workplace law aspects of the global coronavirus pandemic.
Daniel Kanter represents private and public sector employers in a broad spectrum of employment litigation and counseling matters.
Daniel has first-chaired numerous binding arbitrations and administrative hearings. He has successfully represented clients before government agencies including the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the California Labor Commissioner (Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement), Cal/OSHA, the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board and the California Public Employment Relations Board.
He has also represented clients in a wide variety of employment issues, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, defamation, misclassification and wage and hour violations.
Daniel regularly counsels employers and other lawyers regarding employment law compliance and provides training to supervisors and managers. He has performed more than 100 workplace investigations and has interviewed countless witnesses in both English and Spanish.
He is active in the community and has been recognized by the California State Bar for his pro bono work on behalf of crime victims and active service members.
Honors & Leadership
Honors & Awards
- Selected for inclusion in San Diego Super Lawyers (2020)
- State Bar of California (Labor & Employment Law Section)
- San Diego County Bar Association (Labor & Employment Law Section)
- San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
- American Bar Association
- California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
- January/February 2015 - ACC Docket - Co-Author with Matthew Soskins and Matthew Mushet - "The Venn Diagram of Risk Assessment and Investigation"