• University of Michigan (A.B., with high distinction)
  • University of Michigan (M.S.W.)
  • University of Michigan (J.D., cum laude)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • 1988, Illinois
  • 1991, California

Linda F. Cantor

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Los Angeles
Tel: 310.277.6910

Ms. Cantor’s practice focuses on representing companies and creditor representatives in financial restructurings and bankruptcy reorganizations. Ms. Cantor has substantial experience representing debtors, trustees, secured creditors and official creditors' committees in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where she later received her J.D. She holds an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest recognition for ethical standards and legal ability, and was listed among the Top Women Attorneys in Southern California for Bankruptcy by Super Lawyers. She was also listed in the 2018 and 2019 editions of Best Lawyers. Ms. Cantor, a member of the firm since 1990, is admitted to practice in Illinois and California, and is a resident in our Los Angeles office.


Programs and Lectures

ABI Winter Leadership Conference (issues arising in hotel bankruptcy cases); ABI Southwest Bankruptcy Conference (post-confirmation/jurisdiction); California Bankruptcy Forum (ethics matters)


  • "The Impact of Bankruptcy on Entertainment License Agreements: Protecting the Rights of Debtor Licensees," 19 California Bankruptcy Journal 225 (1991)