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Karyne Therese Ghantous

About me


Karyne Ghantous, Esq. is the owner of Ghantous Law Corporation, a litigation firm specializing in the representation of businesses involved in civil, commercial, insurance and employment litigation. Ms. Ghantous has been practicing for over 15 years primarily in the insurance defense industry. She is a 1994 graduate of UCLA and a 1997 graduate of UC Hastings College of the Law. Ms. Ghantous is a resident of Contra Costa County and a Board member of the Women’s section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association.


Ghantous Law Corporation specializes in the legal representation of business owners and corporations involved in civil, commercial, contract, insurance, employment and housing litigation matters. The firm has a proven track record of serving its clients in all sectors of the business world, and offers top notch advocacy with successful results without sacrificing the objective most clients determine long before litigation becomes necessary. 


The firm has successfully defended small and large companies, through trial, and regularly provides general advice and counsel to clients in a broad range of businesses, landlords, property owners and property managers. Ghantous Law Corporation regularly counsels property management companies, public and private premises owners, general contractors, interior design firms, radio station and billboard owners, labor services providers and various companies in specialized industries across the world.









Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
  2. Residential: 25%
    19 years, 100 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    19 years, 100 cases
  4. Construction & Development: 20%
    19 years, 100 cases
  5. Landlord & Tenant: 15%
    19 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($325-350/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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    Karyne is an extremely savvy and effective attorney who gets results for her clients. She is very straightforward with clients when advising them on the pros and cons of their cases, and conducts herself with the utmost professionalism. I would never hesitate to refer clients to her.


    Susanne Brown Government Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Wendy Mcguire Coats

    Karyne is thoughtful, thorough, and tenacious in representing her clients.


    Wendy Coats Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Ghantous Law Corporation

2603 Camino Ramon Suite 200
San Ramon, CA, 94583


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Green certificateBarkley Court Reporters2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyDe La Housaye & Associates2007 - 2009
Litigation AttorneyBurnham Brown2000 - 2007
AssociateHardin, Cook, Loper, Engl and Bergez1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Defense Research Institute, Law InstituteN/A2013 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar Association, Litigation SectionN/A2013 - Present
California Women LawyersMember2012 - Present
Best's Recommended Defense AttorneysN/A2012 - Present
San Ramon Chamber BRNBRN Member2011 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar Association, Women's SectionBoard Member2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Schlicker v. Rodriguez et al., Festejo v. Cal TransContractor prevailed.
Loli Victoria Wang v. Sutter HotelNonsuit granted after plaintiff opened given lack of experts
Angela Spanos v. Anderson TrustSettled
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Publication nameTitleDate
Employment Discrimination Report blog quotedChef With Nut Allergy: Feasibility Of The Accommodation Versus Its Cost2013
PARMACivil Code Section 2782, Elimination of Certificate of Merit Requirements?2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of California - Los AngelesPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Girl Scout Troop Career MeetingSelecting A Job You Love2013
MCLE SpectacularNavigating Gender Bias2011
Business Referral NetworkWhat To Do When Your Company Gets Sued2011